APUSH September '08

 

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Early Colony Notes

Reading Primary Documents

Slavery in the American Colonies Outline 

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Welcome Back!

  • Course Introduction
  • Web Page Review
  • Class Blog
  • Collect Summer Assignments

HW: Prepare for Socratic Seminar

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Type II: Summer Reading Assignment

Socratic Seminar: For better or worse, the "Age of Discovery" is a product of both the Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution... What does this reveal about the nature of progress?

HW: YOU SHOULD KEEP UP WITH THE READING EVEN IF WE ARE BEHIND WITH DISCUSSION

Preserving Order in Colonial Society: Use the APPARTS method when reading the following documents

New England:

The Fundamental Orders of CT

1637:Ann Hutchinson

Southern:

Slave Codes

Middle:

Maryland's Act of Toleration

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  1. Finsh Seminar
  2. FRQ Tutorial
  3. Preparing for an MCQ: PERSIA

 

 

HW:

Thesis Rewrite

Wiki Post EMAIL ME IMMEDIATELY -- NEED TO BE INVITED!

 

Preserving Order in Colonial Society:

New England:

The Fundamental Orders of CT

1637:Ann Hutchinson

Southern:

Slave Codes

Middle:

Maryland's Act of Toleration

 

Power Points for Review:

Southern Colonies

Middle Colonies

New England

Practice Quizzes/tests

Site 1

Site 2

Note Cards

 

 
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  1. Quick Quiz on Preserving Order in Colonial Society Docs
  2. Review Colonial Regions
  3. Preparing for an MCQ: PERSIA

     

New England:

The Fundamental Orders of CT

1637:Ann Hutchinson

Southern:

Slave Codes

Middle:

Maryland's Act of Toleration

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MCQ: Summer Terms

FRQ Summer Rewrite Due

HW:

Again, I am sorry for this mix up!

 

Blog Response Rubric

Preserving Order in Colonial Society:

 

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Early Colony Notes

Reading Primary Documents

Slavery in the American Colonies Outline

Brief History of Witch Trials

 

 

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Preserving Order in Colonial Society:

Witches in Salem

Map of the Accused: shows the day-by-day accusations the month of March, 1692. It displays the names of the accusers and the accused, and their household locations, as recorded in the court documents.

 Case Study: Salem Witch Trials

HW:

Morgan Chapter 3: Sugar and Stamps excerpts

Reading Questions

The Great Awakening as a precursor to Revolution? Read attached document and answer qs

16 17 Socratic Seminar:

Bring evidence to support your position on the following seminar topics:

To what extent and in what ways did the British North American Colonies develop a unique American Cultural identity by 1763?

Was the Great Awakening a precursor to the Revolution?

HW:

John Lock, Thomas Paine and the Road to Revolution.

 

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Was The Revolutionary War Inevitable?

  1. Establishing the American Ideal:Locke/Paine and the American Ideal: Analyze excerpts from Treaties on Gov't and Common Sense
  2. Introduce Road to Revolution

 

 

Due Thursday:

 

Zinn:

Voices Chapter 4 Preparing the Revolution

 

People: Chapter 5: A Kind of Revolution

 

Text through  12 due 10/3

Road To Revolution 1754-1755

 

American Affairs: The Revolution from the perspective of a British Historian

The American Revolution (Great site for docs and overview)

British Colonial Trade Regulations

The American Revolution 1775- 1783

Text:140-163

Road to Revolution Review

Links for Research:

Liberty! PBS

Printable D of I

American Affairs: The Revolution from the perspective of a British Historian

Religion and the American Revolution

National Archives: Charters of Freedom

 
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1. What if the British had won? The Loyalist Vision

Questions:

A. Plain Truth: How does Chalmers respond to Paine? Identify 5 examples of loyalist ideology within the document.

B. Candidas: Identify the source of each Whig charge refuted. What is the driving force behind loyalist propaganda?

2. Revolutionary War Art

 

HW:  Zinn

24 B 25 A

 

DBQ

 

Topic: Colonial regional difference. Focus on the economy and slavery in the South.

 

 

 

 

HW: Zinn Chapter 6: "The Intimately Oppressed”  

 

Text through chapter 12 by 10-3

 

26 B

Know the following:

Unit II: Revolution, Constitution Making and First Tests 1775-1815

 

Readings:

Text Chapters 8-12

Zinn Chapter 5: A Kind of Revolution

Zinn Chapter 6: "The Intimately Oppressed”  

James Thacher: In Our Own Words

Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence

James Chalmer: Plain Truth

Reading the American Past: Making the Case for Constitution: James Madison Federalist Number 10; Mercy Otis Warren Observations on the New Constitution

Articles of Confederation

The Constitution

The Bill of Rights

Washington's Inaugural Address

Hamilton vs. Jefferson debate documents

Important Rulings of the Marshal Court

 
29 A 30 B 1 A

Was The American Revolution Inevitable? Justified?

Identify the Point of No Return

Revolution - Early Government Lecture Notes

HW:

Compare the original to the final draft of the Declaration of Independence: Major revisions? Why do you think these changes were made?

Remember the Ladies

ID strengths/weakness of the Articles of Confederation

Focus on:

Foreign relations

Economic conditions

Western lands

 

2 B 3 A

To what extent was the United States in a crisis under the Articles of Confederation or was this “crisis” exaggerated by the Federalists?

 

The Articles vs. The Constitution

Work with a partner to complete the following Constitution Worksheet

Copy and paste the above activity (from Ms Pojer) into a word program  and complete with a partner by end of Class

Reference:

Review the Constitution (over view)

The Constitution

 

HW:

Hamilton vs. Jefferson debate documents and questions.

Constitution Document Activity Read Documents for HW - print and bring to class!

Zinn 5/6 qs (Friday)

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

September Topics to be covered: Subject to change!                        

           
The first two weeks of class will be dedicated to Summer Review and intro to APUSH procedures.

Zinn Text is now on line

 

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Summer Assignment Due Today -- no exceptions!

Course requirements and syllabus

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  • Zinn Chapter 1
  • Practice Quizzes
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  • Zinn Discussion
  • Colonial Settlement Patterns: How did initial patterns of settlement in English North America evolve into distinctive regional patterns of economic, social, and political organization in the New England, Middle, and Southern Colonies?
  • Identify and compare the economic/social and political organization of the Colonies.
Text Chps 1-6; Zinn 1-3

Early Colony Notes

Reading Primary Documents

Slavery in the American Colonies Outline

3 No School 4 Colonial Settlement Patterns Continued 5

Colonial Settlement Patterns Continued

Power Points for Review:

Southern Colonies

Middle Colonies

New England

Practice Quizzes/tests

Site 1

Site 2

Note Cards

 

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Review 1-6

 

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 Review 1-6

HW: Preserving Order in Colonial Society: Use the APPARTS method when reading the following documents

New England:

The Fundamental Orders of CT

1637:Ann Hutchinson

Southern:

Slave Codes

Middle:

Maryland's Act of Toleration

 

Road To Revolution 1754-1755

 

Text: 122-139 + all Road to Rev Docs

American Affairs: The Revolution from the perspective of a British Historian

The American Revolution (Great site for docs and overview)

British Colonial Trade Regulations
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MCQ 1-4

Discuss Preserving Order in Colonial Society Docs

Case Study: The Salem Witch Trials

 

HW:

Zinn Chp 4: Tyranny is Tyranny

Morgan Chapter 3: Sugar and Stamps excerpts

Reading Questions

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Review Test/FRQ

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  • 4-6
  • Class Discussion Zinn Vs. Morgan

HW: (Print and bring to class) Establishing the Ideal: John Lock, Thomas Paine and the Road to Revolution.

 

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Was The Revolutionary War Inevitable?

  1. Establishing the American Ideal:Locke/Paine and the American Ideal: Analyze excerpts from Treaties on Gov't and Common Sense
  2. Strategies for reading primary source docs: APPARTS
  3. Introduce Road to Revolution Activity

 

The American Revolution 1775- 1783

Text:140-163

Road to Revolution Review

Zinn Chp 5: A Kind of Revolution

Links for Research:

Liberty! PBS

Printable D of I

American Affairs: The Revolution from the perspective of a British Historian

Religion and the American Revolution

National Archives: Charters of Freedom

Early Republic Primary

See all Road to Revolution  Docs!

 
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The Great Awakening as a precursor to Revolution? Read attached document and answer qs. Due at the end of class.

 

HW: Prepare for Presentation of material assigned! presentation rubric

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Prepare/present Road to Revolution info

Bring all docs to class

 

Mercantilism FRQ -Due Friday

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present Road to Revolution info

 

HW: Compare assigned documents with American Affairs: The Revolution from the perspective of a British Historian.

 

MCQ 5-7 "TO KNOW" List

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 1. FRQ Tutorial

  2. Practice Quizzes/tests:

Site 1

Site 2

Note Cards

 

 

HW: Mercantilism FRQ -- review rubric!

 

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MCQ: 5-7

 HW:

  1. Read The Declaration of Independence  note evidence of Locke and Paine; discuss the language of the document, references and omissions made.
  2. Read In our own Words and respond to the attached quotes

 

Unit II: Revolution, Constitution Making and First Tests 1775-1815

 

Readings:

Text Chapters 8-12

Zinn Chapter 5: A Kind of Revolution

Zinn Chapter 6: "The Intimately Oppressed”  

James Thacher: In Our Own Words

Thomas Jefferson: Declaration of Independence

James Chalmer: Plain Truth

Reading the American Past: Making the Case for Constitution: James Madison Federalist Number 10; Mercy Otis Warren Observations on the New Constitution

Articles of Confederation

The Constitution

The Bill of Rights

Washington's Inaugural Address

Hamilton vs. Jefferson debate documents

Important Rulings of the Marshal Court

 
24 When is Rebellion Justified? Review Locke and Paine: Why might the wealthy be concerned by Paine's arguments?

 

HW:

What if the British had won? The Loyalist Vision

Questions:

A. Plain Truth: How does Chalmers respond to Paine? Identify 5 examples of loyalist ideology within the document.

B. Candidas: Identify the source of each Whig charge refuted. What is the driving force behind loyalist propaganda?

 

25 Class Discuss:
  1.  What if the British had won? The Loyalist Vision

Introduce:

Jefferson: Traitor or Hero?

 

HW: Prepare for Trial

 

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Thomas Jefferson: Treason!

Research Day

HW: Read  PRIMARY DOCS and Bring to CLASS FRIDAY!!!

 Print Doc analysis sheet

Assessment:

Witness: Two page typed introduction of character witness and position taken on topic; oral presentation; group member work ethic

Leaders: Opening and closing statements (two pages typed); oral presentation; group leader/member work ethic

See Oral presentation and cooperative learning rubrics

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Thomas Jefferson: Treason!

Document Analysis: Team Assessment and approval needed!

HW: Lead Attorneys:  opening/closing statements in writing; Character witnesses: bio with supporting evidence in writing

 

 

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Trial Prep

 

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Trial (Prosecution)

HW: Zinn Chapter 5

 

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Trial (Defense) + Closing