MARCH 2009

 APUSH Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
View Populism film for review

Chps 27-30 Due

The Closing of the West

Chp. 28 power point

Chp. 29 power point

Chapter 30 Power Point

News

Organization of American  Talking History Radio Program:
The Transcontinental Railroad: A talk with historian Stephen Ambrose, author of Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869.

Dec. 18, 2000 air date
Listen Now: Real Audio 28.8

2 No School - Snow Day

 

MCQ Tips 4 Test Today (Finally!)

HW:

Read and respond to questions "The Significance of the Frontier in American History." 

Imperialism, Evolution and Social Darwinism Progressive?  

Use your text 27-28 to complete  Charts

 

 

 

 

6.

Significance of the Turner Thesis

Discuss Imperialism, Evolution and Social Darwinism

HW:

  1. View: The Forgotten Philippine-American War (you tube)
  2. Kipling, the ‘White Man’s Burden,’
    and 21st Century US Imperialism

HW: Text Chp 29-30: To what extent was the US forced into WWI? What were the foreign and domestic consequences?

Give Me Liberty! Text pages 662-763. The link is for the companion site - use my login info to "access premium content": wmerk9@aol.com; apushistory. You will see why I prefer this text...5.00 on Amazon

 

 

End Women's Suffrage Petition 2007  (You tube) Funny -- scary -- but funny!

Historical Footage of Suffrage Movement

 

 

 


 

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  1. Discuss: To what extent was the US forced into WWI? What were the foreign and domestic consequences?

WWI War Plans interesting docs here (map below illustrates the war plans)

BBC WWI - read the origins essay

Very cool map from BBC site Read  "origins" By Dr Gary Sheffield first or you will be lost.

Youtube WWI documentary excerpts..."singing war" - make sense now?

Note: I am pushing the MCQ up to the 17th...not kidding.

Also: Check this out -- will help for final review.

 

 

12  Review Gilded Age - WWI

 

 

 

Unit V: The Pendulum Swing

Exam Review:

Boom and Bust essays

OS: Eleanor Letters

Images:  The Crash

1930s reading Packet

Key Terms

 

 

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MCQ: Foner through 19; Pageant 27-30

FRQQ: Progressive Era

 

HW:

Begin The Pendulum Swing Unit for HW!

The Roaring Twenties

 

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19 Still Sick =(

abc clio Roaring Twenties assignment: See Eras  list on the left and complete all readings before you begin the activity. Due Tuesday - you must select only pertinent primary sources to represent the decade and be able to explain how and why they define the complexity of the era.  Have fun!

user name: litchfield

password: cowboys

Or [if you did not have access to the lab]:

The Pendulum Swing Seminar Prep:

  1. 1920s questions from class -- due Tuesday The above = discussion qs for seminar
  2. The 1920s: Politics and popular culture - Cool site for primary docs
  3. 1920s power point

 

You must register for all AP Exams by Tomorrow!  Know that:

  • an AP class on a transcript carries less weight without a corresponding AP exam score. 
  • You have nothing to lose as the exam results do not have to be communicated to a college.
  • You have been working all year for this!

Alex/Melissa don't forget to bring checks for APUSH!

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20s Slang

 

20s-60s Snap Shots: Short documentaries from PBS -- good for review

23 1920s

HW Quiz

Seminar: "Roaring Twenties": good times for everyone?

HW:

The Crash questions Due Friday1930s reading Packet

OS: Eleanor Letters

Images:  The Crash

Key Terms

Foner/Pageant through the 1930s

 

 

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The Great Depression: Crash, Boom, Bang! Wait a minute. What happened?

Hoover vs FDR Power Point

Note: At the same time that the federal government launched the CCC and the National Youth Administration to assist unemployed youth, Nazi German set up youth organizations of its own, designed to indoctrinate the young in Nazi principles.

HW:

The Crash PP (More detail than the PP done in class)

The New Deal Doc Analysis (use as review)

Dust Bowl Assignment: Is this the American Dream? Complete the questions

Children and the Depression -- Know how the GD affected the children of the 30s

1930s Film on Line

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Schema: FDR Inaugural Speech

New Deal Document Activity

 

Text through WWII due Tuesday

An interesting site for review of 1880-1940 industry

Also see Within These Walls: A House tells a story 1757-1945

 

 

30 31 Test:

Timed MCQ/DBQ (Analyze FDR's response to the Great Depression. Focus will be on effectiveness and the changing role of the fed gov't)

WWII-Cold War Reading Packet Assigned Due Thursday

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 APUSH 2008 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
           
Chps 27-30 Due

Chp. 28 power point

Chp. 29 power point

Chapter 30 Power Point

News

Organization of American  Talking History Radio Program:
The Transcontinental Railroad: A talk with historian Stephen Ambrose, author of Nothing Like It In the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869.

Dec. 18, 2000 air date
Listen Now: Real Audio 28.8

 

3No Class

 

4       69 min

Populism:

  1. View Populism film for review
  2. THE WIZARD OF OZ Populism and the 1896 Election -- What do the characters represent?
  3. Review: The Closing of the West  and Discuss the Excerpt from Frederick Jackson Turner's essay "The Significance of the Frontier in American History." 
  4. Imperialism, Evolution and Social Darwinism Progressive?

 

 

No Class 85 min -- I will be proctoring CAPT - You will have a sub today.

Bring your book to class today!

Timed DBQ (60 min)

Class work: Chapters 27-28 (This will be collected)

 

HW: Text Chp 29-30: To what extent was the US forced into WWI? What were the foreign and domestic consequences?

 

Imperialism

 

White Man's Burden

HW:

  1. View: The Forgotten Philippine-American War (youtube)
  2. Kipling, the ‘White Man’s Burden,’
    and 21st Century US Imperialism
 

 

End Women's Suffrage Petition 2007  (You tube) Funny -- scary -- but funny!

Historical Footage of Suffrage Movement

10  69 min

Discuss Class work 27-29

Review Just War Theory

  1. Discuss: To what extent was the US forced into WWI? What were the foreign and domestic consequences?
  2. Introduce Wilson Simulation
 

HW: Research


 

11 MCQ

 Research Characters

12 No Class

Research Characters

13    88 min

Present

 

Hw:

Begin The Pendulum Swing Unit for HW!

The Roaring Twenties - Due Monday

 

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DBQ Samples

 

HW:

Begin The Pendulum Swing Unit for HW!

The Roaring Twenties - Due Monday

Unit V: The Pendulum Swing

Boom and Bust essays for Exam Review

 

 

 

 

 

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Discuss The Pendulum Swing

The 1920s: Politics and popular culture

1920s power point

HW: (Due Thursday)

The Crash questions

1930s reading Packet

Key Terms

 

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MCQ Tutorial/Practice

 

 

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MCQ 27-30

 

 

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The Great Depression

Hoover vs FDR Power Point

Class Discuss: The Crash

HW: Dust Bowl Assignment

Eleanor Letters

 

 

21 No School

 

WWII-Cold War Assigned Readings:

Primary sources:

A-Bomb Primary Docs

 

 

 

 

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The Great Depression

Hoover vs FDR Power Point

Class Discuss: The Crash

HW: Dust Bowl Assignment

Eleanor Letters

 

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Dust Bowl Assignment

Eleanor Letters

 

 

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Review 1920s-30s

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Quiz: 20s-30s

How do decisions get made and who makes them? How is war justified?

Review the Just War Tradition  and apply the criteria to modern warfare.

 

Begin:  The Fog of War -- Former US Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's 11 lessons of War

 

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The Fog of War

Know the attached terms

 

 

 

Start Reading/qs:

Pendulum Swing Part III

Korea – Vietnam

 

Cold War (Korea) CNN

CNN Vietnam

 

The 60s Project: Vietnam Primary Docs

 

Watergate

 

Hard Hat Riots

 

Nixon - Elvis Meeting

 

Nixon Resignation Letter

 

 

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PERSIA Breakdown 1930s

HW: WWII-Cold War Reading Packet Assigned

 

 

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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

 

PERSIA 1940s - use text, reading packet and docs (due Friday)

 

 

31 Share Posters

Japanese Internment : Was Japanese Internment a necessary evil or an inexcusable violation of civil liberties?

HW:

Albert Einstein's Letters to Roosevelt  Read and complete the document analysis sheet

 

 

Pendulum Swing Part III due Friday

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MARCH 2007 -  Women's History Month

 APUSH Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Chp 27-29

Chp 27 power point

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The Progressive Movement and National Politics

 

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Imperialism, Evolution and Social Darwinism

Chps 27-29 Due Friday

Chp. 28 power point

Chp. 29 power point

 

Zinn 12 -- Extra Credit - must be 2 pages typed

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Public Life in Industrial America Test Part I: FRQ

Topic: Industry, urbanization and immigration in the Gilded Age

Study Guide

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Test Part II: MCQ (70 qs)

 

HW: Text reading and power points

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Discuss:

  • Progressivism in National politics
  • Imperialism
  • Social Darwinism

HW: Gilded Age Review  Complete attached qs for Monday!

Chapter 30 Power Point 12
Class Discussion -- Gilded Age will be graded based on knowledge of topic and affective participation

DBQ Docs Assigned

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14

Write DBQ in Class!

 

HW: Text Chp 30: To what extent was the US forced into WWI? What were the foreign and domestic consequences?

Zinn 14 -- Required -- Due Monday

 

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16  Discuss: To what extent was the US forced into WWI? What were the foreign and domestic consequences?

Read and print for class Wilson's 14 Points

Exam Countdown: 53 Days (7 weeks!)

Diplomacy and the Great War Power Point

 

19 Wilson Simulation

 

 

 

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HW: Wilson Simulation

Qs w/docs assigned in class -- due Thursday

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Drop Day

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Prep for Wilson Simulation  

 

Begin The Pendulum Swing Unit for HW!

Hw: The Roaring Twenties - Due Monday

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Presentations Today

 

The Pendulum Swing

Hw: The Roaring Twenties - Due Monday

6 WEEKS!

 

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Review Progressive Era DBQ

HW: Crash and Depression -- Review 20s

27 DROP DAY 28

Roaring Twenties Discussion - bring all notes!

 

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The Crash Discussion -- Tuesday

HW: Key Terms Due Tuesday