CDV of the Week: #1: Life

CDV of the Week: #2: Rule of Law

CDV of the Week: #3: Pursuit of Happiness

CDV of the Week: #4: Separation of Powers

CDV of the Week: #5:Checks & Balances

CDV of the Week: #6: Popular Sovereignty

CDV of the Week: #7: Justice

CDV of the Week: #8: Federalism

CDV of the Week: #9: Patriotism

CDV of the Week: #10:  Diversity

CDV of the Week: #11: Equality

CDV of the Week: #12: Common Good

CDV of the Week: #13: Freedom of Religion

CDV of the Week: #14: Truth

Unit 3: Renaissance, Reformation, & Exploration

Essential Questions:  What conditions encourage the growth of revolutions?  Why did the Renaissance begin in the Italian city-states?  What characterizes Renaissance art?  What led to the formation of different Protestant churches?  How are the Americas linked to Africa?  In what ways did the European nations prosper from exploration?  How could new weapons technology affect an empire's growth?  What factors help unify an empire?  How does art reflect a country or an empire's culture?

The goals of Unit 3 include the following:  

1.  Describe the Renaissance: who, what, when, where, why, how.

2.  Discuss the reformation of the Catholic Church.

3.  List the causes and consequences of Protestantism. 

4.   Explain how the Renaissance & Reformation contributed to transformations in European society,

including the economy.  

5.  Describe why and how European explorers explored the world.

6.          6.  Analyze the encounters of explorers with new people/cultures in Africa , the America , and Asia.

7.          7.  Explain the start of the Atlantic Slave Trade and colonial Latin America.

8.          8.  Describe the interactions of the Muslim world with the Ottoman Empire and the Moguls.

  • Michigan Social Studies- 4.3.5, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.3.1, 5.3.2, 5.3.3, 5.3.6
  • National Geography- 4, 5, 9d, 12, 13, 14
  • Common Core-11.RH.1, 11.RH.2, 11.RH.6, 11.RH.8, 11.WHST.2, 11.WHST.6, 11.W.9

 Contact C. Schull by email (schullc@harpercreek.net) or by phone (269-441-8484).  

Carissa Schull,
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