(The Iwo Jima Memorial - Washington DC)
Welcome to A.P. U.S. History!
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(The most recent assignments are always at the top.)
May 11th--Good luck on the AP Exam!
Helpful websites for reviewing:
Review for the AP Exam
(Exam date is May 11th)
April 26th ~ TEST over Ch 36-38
April 24th or 25th (depends on the schedule)
(1) Finish notes over 1960s
(2) Watch "The Century--Unpinned 1965-1968"
April 23rd ~ Finish, "Parkland" & continue with 1960s notes
April 19th & 20th ~ Movie: "Parkland" (about the JFK assassination)
April 17th or 18th ~ Depends on SBA Schedule;
Finish segment from "The Kennedys";
April 16th ~ Amer. Experience, "The Kennedys", segment on JFK
April 11th & 12th ~ The Century: Happy Days (1953-1960)
April 10th ~ Quiz over Ch. 33 thru 35
Crash Course US History Episodes 35-38 are good for reviewing this time period
Work for Spring Break:
(1) Go to youtube & look up "the century best years"
*Your test over Ch 33 thru 35 will be on April 10th
HAPPY SPRING BREAK!
March 30th ~ Finish Internet Assignment; reminder about Spring Break work
March 28th-29th ~ Work on WWII Internet Assignment
March 26th ~ Video: WWII--The Perilous Fight (Episode 2)
March 23rd ~ Finish WWII lecture notes
March 22nd ~ Korematsu Case (Japanese Incarceration)
March 21st ~ Continue with WWII lecture notes
March 20th ~ Finish "Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack"
March 19th ~ Continue watching "Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack"
March 16th ~ Begin watching "Pearl Harbor: Legacy of Attack"
March 15th ~ Quiz over Chapters 30-32
March 14th ~ Review Day
March 13th ~ Watch "The Great Depression & New Deal" video
March 12th ~ Continue working on "Living New Deal" assignment
March 8th ~ Finish Lecture Notes on the New Deal
March 7th ~ Finish "Boom to Bust" & begin New Deal lecture notes
March 6th ~ Watch: "The Century--Boom to Bust"
March 5th ~ Finish 1920s Lecture Notes
Feb. 28th ~ Quiz over Chapters 27 thru 29
Feb. 27th ~ Review Day/Registration
Feb. 26th ~ Finish "Shell Shock"
Feb. 22nd ~ Snow Day
Feb. 21st ~ Snow Day
Feb. 20th ~ Mid-Winter Break
Feb. 19th ~ Presidents Day
Feb. 16th ~ Crash Course US History--American Imperialism
Feb. 15th ~ Discuss the DBQ;
Feb. 14th ~ Progressive Era DBQ (see Mr. Wimsett)
Feb. 13th ~ Finish T.R. Video
Feb. 12th ~ Finish lecture notes from Friday;
begin watching "The American Experience: T.R."
Feb. 8th ~ Quiz over Chapters 23-26
Feb. 7th ~ Finish William Jennings Bryan Activity;
Review for the Quiz
Feb. 6th ~ State Mandated HIV/Aids Education (Guest Speakers)
William Jennings Bryan Activity (see Mr. Wimsett)
Feb. 2nd ~Lady Gaga "Bad Romance" Video on Women's Suffrage;
Feb. 1st ~ Finish watching "One Woman, One Vote"
Jan. 31st ~ First 1/2 of class--finish assignment from Tuesday,
then begin watching: "One Woman, One Vote"
Jan. 29th ~ Finish Lecture notes from last week
Jan. 26th ~ End of the Semester
Jan. 24th & 25th--Finals Schedule
--Return Ch. 20-22 Quiz
--Empire State Building Video Clip
--Immigration & Urbanization DBQ Practice Activity
Jan. 17th ~ Quiz over Chapters 20-22
Crash Course US History #22--Reconstruction & 1876
Jan. 15th ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (No school)
Jan. 11th & 12 ~ Ken Burns' series: The Civil War
Watch Episode 9 (End of the Civil War & Reconstruction)
Jan. 9th ~ Finish Civil War & Reconstruction Lecture notes
Jan. 3rd ~ Quiz over Chapters 18 & 19,
Jan. 2nd ~ "Causes of the Civil War"
Dec. 16th thru Jan. 1st ~ Winter Break
Read and complete this over Winter Break:
Dec. 15th ~ Quiz over Ch 15 & 16
Dec. 14th ~ Review Day
Dec. 13th ~ Story of Us--Division
Dec. 12th ~ The Atlantic Slave Trade Reading Packet and questions
(see Mr. Wimsett)
Dec. 11th ~ Watch Crash Course U.S. History Episodes 13 & 15
(see Mr. Wimsett for the question sheet)
Dec. 7th ~ Discuss Perspectives on Slavery Assignment,
Pass back & go over Ch 13, 14, & 17 Quiz
Dec. 6th ~ Perspectives on Slavery Internet Assignment
(See Mr. Wimsett for these handouts)
Dec. 5th ~ Discuss DBQ strategies & work on thesis writing
Dec. 1st & 4th ~ Review practice questions from the APUSH Exam
We are going to hit the pause button & discuss the AP Exam. We will look at some sample test questions & work through them as a class.
Nov. 29th ~ Quiz: Ch 13, 14, & 17
Nov. 28th ~ Review Day
Nov. 23rd & 24th ~ Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 22nd ~ Early Release 10:15 AM
Nov. 20th & 21st ~ Finish watching the DVD about
the US-Mexican War
Nov. 17th ~ Begin watching:
Nov. 16th ~ Supplemental Readings:
Excerpts from 2 articles by John L. O'Sullivan
dealing with Manifest Destiny
Reading about The Whitmans
(see Mr. Wimsett for these items)
Nov. 14th ~ Finish Story of Us--Westward
Nov. 13th ~ Story of Us--Westward
Nov. 10th ~ No School (Veteran's Day Observed)
Nov. 8th ~ Challenge Envelope Activity (The West)
Nov. 3rd ~ Quiz over Ch 11 & 12
Nov. 1st & 2nd ~ Review
Oct. 27th ~ Finish watching "The War of 1812"
Oct. 26th ~ Continue watching "The War of 1812"
Oct. 25th ~ Jefferson Lecture Notes & begin watching:
"The War of 1812"
Oct. 24th ~ DVD ~ Thomas Jefferson:
Philosopher of Freedom
Oct. 23rd ~ Thomas Jefferson Lecture Notes:
Oct. 19th & 20th ~ Thomas Jefferson Internet Assignment:
Oct. 18th ~ the Counselors will be here
Oct. 17th ~ Test Today!
Oct. 16th ~ Review Day
Oct. 12th & 13th ~ finish lecture notes & watch video clip about
the importance of John Marshall & Marbury v. Madison
Oct. 10th ~ Finish watching the George Washington program
Oct. 9th ~ Finish notes from Friday and begin watching:
National Geographic ~ The Real George Washington
Oct. 3rd ~ Discuss failures of the Articles of Confederation
Oct. 2nd ~ Finish Episode 1 from Friday,
Pass back your quizzes!
Sept. 29th ~ Watch:
Sept. 28th ~ Quiz over Chapters 7 & 8
Sept. 27th ~ Primary Source Analysis:
Review sheet for Ch 7 & 8:
Sept. 25th & 26th ~ Watch DVD program:
Liberty! The American Revolution, Episode 2
Sept. 21st & 22nd ~ Lecture notes:
Sept. 20th ~ Finish watching Episode 1
Sept. 19th ~ Begin watching:
"Liberty: The American Revolution ~ Episode 1"
Sept. 18th ~ National Constitution Day (Observed)
Watch video: "Creating a Constitution" and complete question sheet
Finish Stamp Act Activity from Friday
Sept. 15th ~ Stamp Act Activity
Sept. 14th ~ Primary Source Documents Analysis Activity
~ The Mayflower Compact
~ Edward Winslow's Letter--Dec. 11, 1621
Sept. 12th-13th ~ Students will watch:
"Desperate Crossing--the Untold Story of the Mayflower"
Sept. 11th ~ Continue with lecture notes from Friday
Sept. 7th ~ Class expections/Syllabus
Sept. 6th ~ First Day of School (Welcome Activities)