APUSH  APRIL 2009

 

2009

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

Boom and Bust essays for Exam Review

 

Hoover vs FDR Power Point

 

 

1930s PERSIA

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1

 

 

2

1940s

Franklin Roosevelt signing Declaration of War against Japan, December 9, 1941

December 7, 1941  "A date that will live in infamy"

From Isolationism to World War:

Powers of Persuasion - Poster Art of World War II

 

HW: Japanese Internment background reading 1-5

PERSIA 1940s - use text, reading packet and docs

 Voices of A-bomb survivors--  What did you learn?

Zinn: 16

 

3

 

 

WWII-Cold War Assigned Readings:

Primary sources:

 

A-Bomb Primary Docs -- peruse through these

 

Voices of A-bomb survivors

 

Albert Einstein's Letter

 

Japanese Internment

 

Power Points: Beginning of the Cold War - Vietnam

Power Point Over view of the Cold War

Truman and the Cold War Notes

Duck and Cover Video!

 

 

 

 

 

WWII: The Home front

Student led discussion: What was "state side" like during WWII? Similarities with WWI? What changes were taking place?

2. Fog of War:  Should proportionality should be a guideline in war?

  • Strategic bombing
  • Atomic Bomb

 

Review:

MCQ To Know List

WWII Out line Notes

WWII Primary Sources @ ABC Clio (Litchfield/Cowboys)

1950s vs 20s PERSIA

1950s vs 1920s FRQ: Complete a PERSIA comparison chart complete with primary sources (turn in with your essay - you may use this for the test)

Zinn: 16

 

The Big Three

Merk PD

WWII - Cold War MCQ

To Know List

1950s vs 1920s FRQ: Complete a PERSIA comparison chart complete with primary sources (turn in with your essay)

I am so sorry...Here is the Test - take the MCQ  on the "honors system" to see how you do and will retest when you get back. You will have an MCQ/DBQ  through the 90s upon return. Will post a to know list. The review packet is very good - use it!

SPRING BREAK

 

SPRING "BREAK". What was done is the beginning, must be done in the end;  This too shall pass!

MCQ Answers (email me your score - be honest, I just want to know how you did)

HW: PERSIA Major events of the 60s through the 90s (Text, Zinn and Primary Docs); Zinn: 19-22 and complete the following

HW: See Below

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crunch time!

 

BEGIN REVIEW

 

On Line Review

  

Practice Quizzes for Review

 

Past Exam Qs

 

Time Line of Events 1500-Today

 

Warren and Rehnquist Courts

Korea – Vietnam

 

Cold War (Korea) CNN

CNN Vietnam

 

The 60s Project: Vietnam Primary Docs

 

Watergate

Hard Hat Riots

 

Nixon - Elvis Meeting

 

Nixon Resignation

 Letter

20 Twentieth Century

 

80 question timed MCQ 30s -90s

 

To know List

 

HW: Cold War Presidents: Determine the following (not an FRQ -- but notes) and provide primary doc support.

  • To what extent were Kennedy and LBJ successful in fighting the Cold War? Implementing Domestic Policy? 

  • In what ways was the Nixon presidency shaped, moved, and finally undone by the Vietnam War?

 

 

 

 

 

22 Twentieth Century

 

View: Fog of War

 

Be able to identify the 11 lessons of war and know how they  apply to 20th century conflict; What does McNamara  reveal/teach us  about 20th century politics?

 

HW: 20s 50s 80s Comparison to determine which was more "gilded".

 

Determine which decade was more turbulent: 50s, 60s, or 70s?

 

50s Slang (funny!) (see 20s/80s slang for comparison)

 

50s literature and Culture

 

Beat Generation

 

Photo

23. Twentieth Century

  1. Image vs. Reality
  2. Socratic Seminar:

  1. Civil Rights Movement: View  Eyes on the Prize

 

HW:

  1.  Warren and Rehnquist Courts (FRQ at the end)

  2. 20th cent. literature:

  • ID 2 key literary/artist works from each decade of the 20th century and briefly describe their influence.

  • Compare 20s/30s literature: what do they suggest about the decade (Think "pendulum swing")

  • Match your Transcendentalist with their Beatnik counterpart: what were they reacting against? Why? Similarities/Differences? Defend with evidence (literary passage/excerpts)

 

 

Supporting Cast: Bush 41's national-security team, in 1991. From far left, Scowcroft, Gates, Cheney, Quayle, Baker, Bush and Powell.
   

 

 

After school Review Sessions

begin today. 2:30 - 3:45

 

  1. Share Literature Findings
  2. Johnson's Great Society: Progressivism?
  3. Counter Culture Pendulum Swing?
  4. DBQ Tutorial

 

HW:  Time yourself and stop at 60 min!DBQ: Johnson's Presidency -- Domestic and Foreign Policy; response to Civil unrest during Vietnam.  One outside source per document - mark with a star.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1.  Review

Johnson's Great Society: Progressivism?

Counter Culture Pendulum Swing?

  1. Land Mark Supreme Court Decisions 1803-1978
  • Historical Context
  • Why "land mark"?
  • Era? Example:  "progressive"
  • What do they reveal about the time period? About the nature of the Court?

HW:

  1. Land Mark Decisions from 1989 to Present.
  • Historical Context
  • Why "land mark"?
  • What do they reveal about the time period? About the nature of the Court?
  1. DBQ Time yourself and stop at 60 min!

 

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APUSH  APRIL 2008

April 2008

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

8

 

 

10  

 

 

11

1950s - 60s

50's: Image vs. Reality

Conservativism and Complacency

Civil Rights Movement

 

Counter Culture

 

 

 

 

Korea – Vietnam

 

Cold War (Korea) CNN

CNN Vietnam

 

The 60s Project: Vietnam Primary Docs

 

Watergate

 

Hard Hat Riots

 

Nixon - Elvis Meeting

 

Nixon Resignation Letter

14 SPRING BREAK

 HW: PERSIA 70s, 80s, 90s

 

Zinn: 20-22

15SPRING BREAK

 

15SPRING BREAK

 

17SPRING BREAK

 

 

18SPRING BREAK

 

 

 

    

 

BEGIN REVIEW

 

On Line Review

  

20    TEST

 

Fog of War

 

 

21

 

22

 

 

Fog of War

 

1950s: Image vs. Reality

 

The Civil Rights Movement

 

 

 

 

Determine which decade was more turbulent: 50s, 60s, or 70s?

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24

 

 

1980s - Complete Qs for HW

 

HW: DBQ: Johnson's Presidency -- Domestic and Foreign Policy; response to Civil unrest during Vietnam.  One outside source per document - mark with a star.

Supporting Cast: Bush 41's national-security team, in 1991. From far left, Scowcroft, Gates, Cheney, Quayle, Baker, Bush and Powell.
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Begin 20s 50s 80s Comparison to determine which was more "gilded".

 

HW: Finish class work

29

 

 

 

20s 50s 80s Comparison to determine which was more "gilded".

 

 

HW: ID 2 key literary works from each decade of the 20th century and briefly describe their influence.

30

 

Review Free Response Question

 

Practice Quizzes for Review

1

Share Literature Findings

Time Line of Events 1500-Today

2

ID/Historical Significance Test unit 3-5 Exam Review

 

 

APUSH  APRIL 2007

 

 

 

April

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

5 Weeks!

Boom and Bust essays for Exam Review

 

Hoover vs FDR Power Point

 

 

2 Drop

3

 

 Dust Bowl Assignment

 

Eleanor Letters

 

HW: 1930s reading Packet

4

 

1930s discussion

5

MCQ WWI –Depression

 

WWII-Cold War Reading Packet Assigned

6

GOOD FRIDAY
NO SCHOOL

4 Weeks!

 

WWII-Cold War Assigned Readings:

Primary sources:

 

A-Bomb Primary Docs -- peruse through these

 

Voices of A-bomb survivors

 

Albert Einstein's Letter

 

Japanese Internment

9

SPRING BREAK

10

SPRING BREAK

11

SPRING BREAK

12

SPRING BREAK

13

SPRING BREAK

3 Weeks!

Korea – Vietnam

 

Cold War (Korea) CNN

CNN Vietnam

 

The 60s Project: Vietnam Primary Docs

 

Watergate

 

Hard Hat Riots

 

Nixon - Elvis Meeting

 

Nixon Resignation Letter

16

Drop

17

Quiz on readings:

WWII –Cold War

 

HW:

Pendulum Swing Part III due Thursday

 

18

Cold War Heats Up

The 1950s:

 

50s Slang (funny!)

 

50s literature and Culture

 

Beat Generation

 

Civil Rights Movement

 

Take Home DBQ - Due Monday

Photo

19

Pendulum Swing Part III

 

 

20

Drop

 

    

2 weeks!

Crunch Time!

23

 MCQ WWII: FDR - Truman 15 qs (chapter 35)

 

Discuss Reading the American Past chps 25-27

 

 

24

 

1. MCQ beginning of  Cold War Truman - Eisenhower (Chp 36): 30 qs

 

Discuss Chapter 26

 

HW:

Review Chp 37

Chp 28-29 Due Friday

 

Duck and Cover Video!

25

 

1. MCQ Eisenhower's Presidency (Chp 37) 20 qs

 

 

Discuss Chapter 27

 

 

HW: Chp 28-29 Reading the American Past -- doc qs (notes!)

 

FRQ:  To what extent were Kennedy and LBJ successful in fighting the Cold War? Implementing Domestic Policy? 

 

In what ways was the Nixon presidency shaped, moved, and finally undone by the Vietnam War?

 

You may answer these questions separately if you are having difficulty combining the two.

 

Review Chapters 38-39

 

 

26

Drop

 

27

MCQ  Kennedy - Carter (Text 38-39) 30 qs

 

Discuss 28-29 Reading the American Past

 

 

HW:

 

Reading the American Past (FRQ in place of qs!)

Chapter 30

 

 

1. FRQ:  How successful were Reagan and Bush in implementing a conservative agenda? To what extent were they successful in bolstering the US position in foreign affairs?

 

2. Discussion question assigned in class.

 

 

Supporting Cast: Bush 41's national-security team, in 1991. From far left, Scowcroft, Gates, Cheney, Quayle, Baker, Bush and Powell.

1 Week!

 

FRQ Samples from 1979-1997 Exams -- use to review!

 

Giant APUSH Review Sheet

 

Practice Quizzes

30

1. Reagan - Bush MCQ (10)

 

Discussion qs 1-6

 

HW: Begin Review of Colonial Era - Revolution all docs/tests/notes

 

See Review Sheet and practice Quizzes!

1.

 

Finish Discussion -- Political, social, economic, cultural and intellectual events that characterize the Cold War Era (1950s - 80s)

 

 

2.  DROP

 

APUSH EXAM REVIEW -- scroll down to Ms Pojer's - they are very good and include terms you must know.

 

 

PERSIA Notes from in class discussion

 

Kent State Victim Claims Evidence of Order to Fire

Listen to this story...

 

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3.

Timed DBQ

 

HW: Review October - Nov Calendars -- see posted reviews!

 

Power Point reviewing the Warren and Rehnquist Court (very good)

 

War protest 60s -70s powerpoint - good review

4.

 

HW: Review Dec - Jan Calendar readings/assignments

 

MCQ Monday: Colonial - Reconstruction

 

Al Gore in 'An Inconvenient Truth'