"History never looks like history when you are living through it."
- John W. Gardner
- Today in History (May 18th)
- In 1642 the city of Montreal was founded by the French.
- In 1896 the Supreme Court affirmed racial segregation in Plessy v. Ferguson as "separate but equal".
- In 1980 Mt. St. Helens, in Washington state, erupted after being dormant for 123 years.
- In 2000 a bill was finally passed that removed the Confederate flag from the South Carolina statehouse.
- Today in History (May 19th)
- In 1588 the 130-ship-strong Spanish Armada set sail for England; it was defeated in August.
- In 1921 Congress passed the Emergency Quota Act, establishing national quotas for immigrants.
- In 1992 the 27th Amendment to the Constitution, which prohibited Congress from giving itself midterm pay raises, went into effect.
- No quiz today.
- Review for final exam!!
- A Day Final = Friday, May 20th
- B Day Final = Monday, May 23rd
- Go to the FINAL EXAM test prep page and get your study on.
- Watch the Crash Course on Ronald Reagan.
- Play Jeopardy as a class to review..
- Play this Kahoot to buff up on your knowledge of Reagan, Bush, & Clinton
- Students should review the material from terms 3 & 4 to prepare for the Term 4 Final exam.