• Welome to US History II. I am Kelly Henry and I will be your child's History teacher this year.  Feel free to contact me at khenry@henry.k12.va.us.

    Our schedule is below. Our team has lunch B.

    6th Grade
    Core #1 (8:30-9:35)
    Core #2 (9:40-11:15) - LUNCH
    Exp #1 (11:20-12:05)
    Exp #2 (12:10-12:55)
    Core #3 (1:00-2:05)
    Core #4 (2:10-3:15)
    10:20-10:45 Lunch A
    10:50-11:15 Lunch B

    Our class syllabus can be found to the left in the syllabus tab.


     IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

    We are now starting on the reconstruction period in U. S. History beginning August 27, 2018!  The students seem really interested and are taking particular interest in our classroom discussions.  I'm happy to see them interested in this part of our country's history.  If you  have any questions, please let me know.  K. Henry
     

    Test scheduled for Tuesday, October 30 on discrimination and segregation. Students already have study guide!!!!!

    Information for test on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018:

    1) White and black children went to separate schools;

    2) Any laws that prevented former slaves and white plantation owners from  marrying were called jim crow laws;

    3) Booker t. Washington did believe in higher education for african americans and established the tuskegee institute;

    4) Jim crow laws were put in place to support segregation after reconstruction;

    5) You will be required to distinguish between pictures that represent jim crow laws and pictures that do not represent jim crow laws;

    6) A form of discrimination found in jim crow laws is segregation;

    7) Booker t washington accepted social segregation but believed racial equality could be achieved through vocational education;

    8) Jim crow laws were established to try to lessen the impact of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments;

    9) Jim crow laws denied african americans the rights as white americans in the late 1800s and early 1900s. 

     

    On a separate piece of paper, you will be required to explain how the jim crow laws lessened the impact of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments. 

    Friday, November 30, 2018, students will have a quiz. They have been given a study guide.  

     

    Students have a test on Friday, December 7, 2018, on industrialization and suffrage.