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The Annual 7th Grade Trip to Springfield, IL

  • Register & Pay here: Brightspark Travel 
  • Tour Web Code:   T6D2LTU
  • Trip date:  Thursday, May 31st
  • Cost:  $161 & $10 optional RGP (Travel Insurance)
  • Final Due Date:  November 10th
  • Registration Letter:  HSA 2018 - Parent Registration Letter
  • Itinerary:  HSA Final Itinerary - Springfield 2018 TBD
  • Terms & Conditions:  HSA Travel
  • Important Note:  Depart from Hawthorne at 5:30 a.m., please arrive no later than 5:10 a.m. Approximate arrival back to Hawthorne is 9:15 p.m. 
  • Want to discover more?  Try this:  IL State: Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (including details & policies)
  • Questions?  Please contact Brightspark at 877-545-0070    
  • Chaperones:  (6 Chaperones) 2018 - Ms. Leach, Mrs. Becker, Mrs. Spinak, Mr. Denhof, Mr. Hernandez & Mrs. Dominguez
Units of Study
  • Unit Question - When is conflict excused as means to an end?
  • Historical Context - Renaissance, Reformation, Early Explorers, Age of Exploration, Old World meets the New Word
  • Final Assessment – Columbus vs. Taino People Debate
  • Unit Question - Are contemporary socio/political beliefs a direct reflection of those held by our earliest colonial forefathers?
  • Historical Context – The Quakers, Puritans, Separatists, New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, South Colonies, Triangular Trade (slavery)
  • Final Assessment - Colony Brochure
  • Unit Question – Why do people rebel?
  • Historical Context – The American Revolution, Taxation without Representation, Enlightened thinkers, General George Washington
  • Final Assessment - The American Revolution (Top 5) Podcast
  • Unit Question - How do citizens (both individually and collectively) influence government policy?
  • Historical Context - Birth of a Nation, Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists, Articles of Confederation, Constitution  
  • Final Assessment - Constitution Exam (Federal & State)
  • Unit Question -  How do economic needs and wants affect decisions of individuals, groups, and institutions (political and social)?
  • Historical Context - Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark, Manifest Destiny, Missouri Compromise, 3/5ths Compromise,  John Brown, Kansas Nebraska Act, Compromise Collapse
  • Final Assessment - Unit Exam
  • Unit Question - What is power and how is it gained, used, and justified?
  • Historical Context – Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee
  • Final Assessment – Unit Exam -  Civil War Test