The Whiskey Rebellion

Report
SWBAT gather evidence about the Whiskey Rebellion by
analyzing primary and secondary sources.
Materials
Homework
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Highlighter
2 Paragraphs in NB:
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Pencil
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Notebook
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Homework
Paragraph 1: Summarize the
Whiskey Rebellion. Who was
involved, when did it take
place, where, why? How was it
resolved?
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Laptop
Paragraph 2: Whose side are
you on; the government or the
farmers? Why?
Do Now: Shays’ Rebellion
1.
a.
b.
c.
d.
What major complaint
motivated farmers to become
involved in Shays’ Rebellion?
2.
People were alarmed about
Shays’ Rebellion because…
a.
the government was not able
to keep the situation under
control.
b.
the rebellion was supported
by George Washington.
c.
the French sent troops to
support the farmers.
d.
slaves had never carried
weapons before.
They were tired of taxation
without representation by the
British.
They felt that they were
overtaxed by MA.
They did not want the state of
MA to be apart of the union.
They wanted to end slavery.
Standard
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8.3.5 Know the significance of
domestic resistance
movements and ways in which
the central government
responded to such movements
(e.g., Shays’ Rebellion, the
Whiskey Rebellion).
Objective
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SWBAT gather evidence
about the Whiskey
Rebellion by analyzing
primary and secondary
sources.
The Whiskey Rebellion 1791
What do we know about 1791?
Background Information
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Discuss with your table:
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In 1791, did the United States have a strong
economy? Provide evidence to support your
answer.
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What ideas did some of Washington’s cabinet
members come up with concerning debt?
With your group
1.
You will analyze two primary sources (class copies) by
completing five questions in your NB.
2.
Analyze a picture (class copy): write 5 bullet points in
your NB
3.
Watch a video (go to my website: U.S. History:
Whiskey Rebellion): create a circle map in your NB and
take at least 6 bullet points (As you are taking notes
make sure you are trying to answer, who, what, when,
why, how)
Homework
2 Paragraphs in NB:
Paragraph 1: Summarize the Whiskey Rebellion. Who was
involved, when did it take place, where, why? How was it
resolved?
Paragraph 2: Whose side are you on; the government or the
farmers? Why?

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