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Unit #4: George Washington As President Student Presentations!
Learning Target: I can EVALUATE and SHARE how George Washington handled the many challenges he faced during his presidency.

Please complete the steps below to prepare for this assignment:

 Follow the directions below.  You will be assigned one topic during George Washington's Presidency for your group to research and present. 
 
1.  Open the "Learning Targets" tab in your LiveBinder.  Copy the learning target above into your LiveBinder. 

2.  Create a new tab in your LiveBinder titled "George Washington As President Student Presentations

3.  Now click on "content" > "text" > "text-media" option. 

4.  You will be presenting information about one of the events during George Washington's presidency.  These include: The Whisky Rebellion, The Neutrality Proclamation, The Jay and Pinkney Treaties,
     and Washington's Farewell Address. 

5.  During the other groups' presentations, you will complete the questions below in your LiveBinder textbox. 



Audience Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

 During each group's presentation, answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box.

 Presentation #1: Whisky Rebellion:

 
1.  Place a title for this section in your LiveBinder text box that reads "The Whisky Rebellion" 

 2.  Copy and paste the following questions into your LiveBinder textbox:

     A.  What was the Whisky Rebllion?

     B.  Where did the Whisky Rebellion take place?

     C.  How did George Washington deal with the Whisky Rebellion? 

     D.  What was the final result of the Whisky Rebllion? 

3.  Listen and watch this group's presenation.  Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box.

* Need more information about the Whisky Rebellion?  Check out Boxes 14-19 of George Washington As President Materials   

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 Presentation #2: Neutrality Proclamation:

 
1.  Place a title for this section in your LiveBinder text box that reads "The Neutrality Proclamation" 

 
2.  Copy and paste the following questions into your LiveBinder textbox:

     A.  What was the Neutrality Proclamation?

     B.  What countries were involved in the Neutrality Proclamation?

     C.  What did the French want us to do?

     D.  What was the final result of the Neutrality Proclamation?

3.  Listen and watch this group's presenation.  Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box.

* Need more information about the Neutrality Proclamation?  Check out Boxes 20-26 of George Washington As President Materials     

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 Presentation #3: The Jay and Pinkney Treaties:

 
1.  Place a title for this section in your LiveBinder text box that reads "The Jay and Pinkney Treaties" 

 
2.  Copy and paste the following questions into your LiveBinder textbox:

     A.  What two countries made the Jay Treaty? 

     B.  What did the Jay Treaty say?

     C.  What two countries made the Pinkney Treaty?

     D.  What did the Pinkney Treaty say?

     E.  Which of these two treaties do you think was more successful?

3.  Listen and watch this group's presenation.  Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box.

* Need more information about Jay's Treaty and the Pinkney Treaty?  Check out Boxes 27-35 of George Washington As President Materials     

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 Presentation #4: Washington's Farewell Address:

 
1.  Place a title for this section in your LiveBinder text box that reads "The Jay and Pinkney Treaties" 

 
2.  Copy and paste the following questions into your LiveBinder textbox:

    
A.  What was George Washington's Farewell Address?

     B.  What things to did Washington warn the nation about in his Farewell Address?


 3
.  Listen and watch this group's presenation.  Answer the following questions in your LiveBinder text box.


* Need more information about Jay's Treaty and the Pinkney Treaty?  Check out Boxes 36-44 of George Washington As President Materials 
   


Whisky Rebellion Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Learning and Sharing Information About The Whisky Rebellion

 
As president George Washington faced many challenges.  One of the first challenges he faced was known as the Whisky Rebellion.  You and your group should follow the directions below.

1.  Have one person in your group create a Google docs Slides document and share it with the other members of your group. 
 
2.  Take a few moments to learn about the Whisky Rebellion by exploring the resources below:

      Boxes 14-19 of George Washington As President Materials   

     

       George Washington: Forging a Nation Whisky Rebellion Scene 
 
3.  As a group, put together a presentation about the Whisky Rebellion in slides.  DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM WEBSITES - MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS!

Your presentation should include:

    - A title page with your names on it

    - At least 5 pictures associated with the Whisky Rebellion

    - Answers to the following questions:
      
            - When was the Whisky Rebellion?

            - Where did the Whisky Rebellion take place? 

            - Why were the members of the Whisky Rebellion upset?

            -  What did the members of the Whisky Rebellion do?  In other words how did they rebell? 

            -  How did George Washington deal with the Whisky Rebellion?

            -  What was the end result of the Whisky Rebellion and why was it important?

            - Do you think George Washington did a good job or a poor job handling the Whisky Rebellion?  Explain.
 

4.  Check and save your work.  Upload your presentation to your LiveBinder media box.  Present your work to the class using one Chromebook. 

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Neutrality Proclamation Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

Learning and Sharing Information about Washington's "Neutrality Proclamation". 

 
As president George Washington faced many challenges.  One of the first challenges he faced was known as the Neutrality Proclamation.  You and your group should follow the directions below.

1.  Have one person in your group create a Google docs Slides document and share it with the other members of your group. 


2.  Take a few moments to learn about the Neutrality Proclamation by exploring the resources below.  You may also conduct your own search for the information. 

     Boxes 20-26 of George Washington As President Materials   

    

      George Washington: Forging a Nation Neutrality Proclamation Scene 


3.  As a group, put together a presentation about Washington's Neutrality Proclamation in Slides.  DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM WEBSITES - MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS!


Your presentation should include:

    - A title page with your names on it

    - At least 5 pictures associated with the Neutrality Proclamation

    - Answers to the following questions:
      
            - When was the Neutrality Proclamation?

            - What countries were involved in the Neutrality Proclamation?

            - What did France want from the United States?

            - Who was Citizen Genet?

            -  How did George Washington's Neutrality Proclamation deal with England and France?

            -  What was the end result of the Whisky Rebellion and why was it important?

            - Do you think George Washington did a good job or a poor job handling the Neutrality Proclamation?  Explain.

 

3.  Check and save your work.  Upload your presentation to your LiveBinder media box.  Present your work to the class using one Chromebook. 

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Jay and Pinkney Treaties Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

 Learning and Sharing Information About The Jay and Pinkney Treaties

 
As president George Washington faced many challenges.  One of the first challenges he faced was better relations with other nations.  You and your group should follow the directions below.

1.  Have one person in your group create a google docs Slides document and share it with the other members of your group. 
 
2.  Take a few moments to learn about the Jay and Pinkney Treaties by exploring the resources below:

     Boxes 27-35 of George Washington As President Materials   

     
Watch George Washington: Jay Treaty Scene

3.  As a group, put together a presentation about the Jay and Pinkney Treaties in Slides.  DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM WEBSITES - MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS!


Your presentation should include:

    - A title page with your names on it

    - At least 5 pictures associated with the Neutrality Proclamation

    - Answers to the following questions:
      
           
- With what nation did we make the Jay Treaty?

            - Who was the ambassador George Washington sent to make the Jay Treaty?

            - What was the goal of the United States when making the Jay Treaty? 

            - What did the other nation ask the United States to do in the Jay Treaty? 

            -  How was the Jay Treaty viewed in the United States? 

            -- With what nation did we make the Pinkney Treaty?

            - Who was the ambassador George Washington sent to make the Pinkney Treaty?

            - What was the goal of the United States when making the Pinkney Treaty? 

            -  How was the Jay Treaty viewed in the United States? 

            - Do you think George Washington did a good job or a poor job handling these two treaties?  Explain.

 

3.  Check and save your work.  Upload your presentation to your LiveBinder media box.  Present your work to the class using one Chromebook. 

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George Washington's Farewell Address Activity:

Assignments to Complete:

 Learning and Sharing Information About Washington's Farewell Address

 
As president George Washington faced many challenges.  One of the first challenges he faced was walking away from the office of the presidency and leaving the nation in the hands of others.  You and your
 group should follow the directions below.

1.  Have one person in your group create a google docs Slides document and share it with the other members of your group. 
 
2.  Take a few moments to learn about Washington's Farewell Address by exploring the resources below:

      Boxes 36-44 of George Washington As President Materials   

      Watch George Washington: Forging a Nation Farewell Address Scene.

   

      George Washington's Farewell Address Hip History! 


3.  As a group, put together a presentation about the Jay and Pinkney Treaties in Slides.  DO NOT COPY AND PASTE FROM WEBSITES - MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS!


Your presentation should include:

   
- A title page with your names on it

    - At least 5 pictures associated with George Washington's Farewell Address

    - Answers to the following questions:
      
           
- When did George Washington give his Farewell Address?

            - Who helped George Washington write his Farewell Address?

            - Why did George Washington give a Farewell Address? 

            - What form did George Washington's Farewell Address take?  (For example was it a speech, a letter, an email, a tweet? )

            -  What two things did George Washington warn the nation about in his Farewell Address?

            - Do you think George Washington did a good job or a poor job in his Farewell Address?  Explain.

 

3.  Check and save your work.  Upload your presentation to your LiveBinder media box.  Present your work to the class. 




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