DC HISTORY

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DC HISTORY by Mind Map: DC HISTORY

1. Unit 2: Changing Neighborhoods, Changing City

2. Unit 1: The People of Early Washington

2.1. (1.a) Indigenous America

2.1.1. The Piscataway, Pamunkey, the Nentego (Nanichoke), Mattaponi, Chickahominy, Monacan, and the Powhatan cultures

2.1.1.1. Culture, practices, history

2.1.1.1.1. Piscataway

2.1.1.1.2. Pumunkey

2.1.1.1.3. Nentego

2.1.1.1.4. Mattaponi

2.1.1.1.5. Chickahominy

2.1.1.1.6. Powhatan

2.1.1.2. Population decline

2.1.1.2.1. War

2.1.1.2.2. Disease

2.1.1.2.3. Servitude - Slavery in the Caribbean islands

2.1.1.2.4. Migration/Forced removal - assimilation with larger tribes

2.1.1.3. Present day indigenous representation in American culture and governance

2.1.1.3.1. Representation in legislative bodies

2.1.1.3.2. Movement for recognition of descendant communities - restore/recieve government to government recognition

2.1.1.3.3. Authentic culture v. appropriation

2.1.2. Environmental Science - Students identify and locate on a map the principal topographical features of the original federal district and surrounding area i.e. waterways, land formations, resources

2.1.2.1. Evaluation of present state of DC critical environmental factors; exploration of environmental justice.

2.1.2.2. Resource: U.S. Geological Survey (Beal & Bolick, 2013 p. 47)

2.1.2.3. Resource: Environmental Systems Research Institute

2.1.3. Cultural Outreach:

2.1.3.1. Smithsonian Native American Museum online programs/in-person visit

2.1.3.2. Guide to Indigenous DC App: Tour map and mobile application featuring sites of importance to Native peoples across the Nation's capital

2.1.3.3. American Indian Society of Washington, DC - Contact for potential guest speaker

2.1.3.4. Indigenous lands & Cultural awareness project

2.2. (1.b) Colonial America

2.2.1. Arrival of Africans

2.2.1.1. When, how, why they arrived in the Chesapeake & Potomac region; significant number were free

2.2.1.1.1. My Ancestry Project: Trace and analyze your own family history - reflect on how it has shaped who you are

2.2.1.2. Role in development of agrarian economy

2.2.1.2.1. Environmental Science - Students studied soil composition and its relationship to agriculture

2.2.1.2.2. Urban gardens in the modern District ; food security in various neighborhoods

2.2.1.3. Institution of slavery

2.2.1.3.1. World Literature connection: Junot Diaz “The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao”: Fuku Curse - symbols of the suffering in the aftermath of slavery - spread to the American South; Storytelling for the purpose of redemption

2.2.1.3.2. 1619 Project

2.2.1.3.3. History of English enslavement in Jamaicaa 1655; lucrative sugar island

2.2.1.3.4. Role of Bacon's Rebellion in the rise of chattel slavery in Virginia

2.2.2. English Settlements

2.2.2.1. Virginia

2.2.2.2. Maryland

2.3. (1.c) Establishment of the New Capital

2.3.1. Construction

2.3.1.1. Describe the geographic and political reasons for the permanent location of the national capital.

2.3.1.2. Outline the roles of Pierre L’Enfant, Andrew Ellicott, and Benjamin Banneker in planning, surveying, and mapping the site of the new capital

2.3.2. Jurisdiction

2.3.2.1. Residence Act of 1790

2.3.2.2. Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution & Congress budgetary, legislative, and financial control

2.3.2.2.1. Origin of DC Statehood debate

2.4. (1.d) The Nation's Capital in the Early 19th Century

2.4.1. Governance

2.4.1.1. Home Rule Charters of 1802, 1812, and 1820

2.4.1.2. Mayor Robert Brent

2.4.1.2.1. Neighborhood history (KCP located in Brentwood

2.4.1.3. Retrocession of the territory that had been ceded for the federal district in 1790 by the state of Virginia.

2.4.1.3.1. The case for retrocession

2.4.1.3.2. The case against retrocession

2.4.2. Economy

2.4.2.1. No major industries, workers were mainly skilled laborersthat attracted people from other colonies to Washington, DC.

2.4.2.1.1. Labor: free Blacks, slaves, and immigrants

2.4.3. Peoples

2.4.3.1. Early 19thc Scotland and Ireland immigrantion

2.4.3.2. World Literature connection: Junot Diaz “The Brief and Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao” - Immigrant identity

2.4.3.3. Mid to late 19thc Germany, Italy, Eastern Europe, Greece, and China immigration

2.4.4. War of 1812

3. Unit 3: Citizens Fight for Justice

4. Unit 4: Home Rule & Civic Engagement

5. DC History Capstone Project