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Home page for Mrs. Alger's MYP Year 2 Humanities class with emphasis on historical research steps.
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Arizona in the World (Chapter 13 ~ 14, 19)
Exploration of geographic concepts as they apply to Arizona, patterns of economic interaction, investigation of major factors in Arizona history leading to statehood

Civil War and Reconstruction (Chapter 15 ~ 18)
Analysis of factors leading to the Civil War, identification of economic implications, examination of key events and people during the Civil War and the post-Civil War Reconstruction era, research of pivotal Constitutional amendments

 Industrial Era (Chapter 20 ~ 21)
Examination of the effect of the Industrial Revolution on the Western World and the United States, relationship of push-pull factors on immigration, identification of functions and relationships within economic systems

 Approaches to learning   &



 Health and Social Education


Human Ingenuity







Progressives (Chapter 20 ~  21)
Research US government’s role in progressive reforms such as women’s suffrage, civil rights, etc.

 Imperialism (Chapter 22)
Analysis of factors leading to the rise of imperialism in Europe and Asia, examination of factors and events that fostered American imperialism during the late 19th and early 0th centuries, analysis of geographic and economic factors that influence the formation of world regions

 World War I (Chapter 23)
Research of important events associated with World War I and events leading to US involvement, comparison of economic and political results of WWI both globally and in the US 

 1920’s & 1930’s (Chapter 24 ~ 25)
Identification of the characteristics of market economies, analysis of natural and man-made crises, analysis of factors leading to the Great Depression era, social and cultural implications of New Deal programs

 Pre-World War II (Chapter 26)
Connection of results of WWI to causes of WWII, understanding the impact of the rise of totalitarianism in Europe and imperialism in Asia following WWI, research impact of WWII on the economic recovery from the Great Depression in the United States, exploration of factors leading to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the US declaration of war

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 Community and Service


Community and Service






 Health and Social Education



Human Ingenuity



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