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Project Introduction

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President

Students will do astudy of a topic of interest about the United States as a new nation.  They will engage in the research process to create a Works Cited and 5 noodletools notecards about their topic.


Research Topics

  • George Washington, first president
  • Whiskey Rebellion
  • French Revolution and American Reaction
  • Alexander Hamilton
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • John Adams
  • Alien and Sedition Acts
  • Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
  • Election of 1800
  • Twelfth Amendment
  • Jay Treaty
  • XYZ AFfair
  • Jefferson and Piracy
  • James Madison
  • War of 1812
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • James Monroe

Project Process


Day 1:

  1. Choose a topic from Chapters 11 and 12.
  2. Login to
  3. Create citation for textbook.
  4. Create notecard for textbook.

Due Dates

Works Cited and 5 notecards due Thursday Feb. 12.

All work must be shared with Ms. Haas' dropbox through noodletools.




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