Sunday, April 25, 2010


As we get closer to the AP exam, the following resources are great to help review for the test.

1. AP U.S. History Review (29 pages. Great overview of each era)
2. 540 Things to Know (9 pages. Lists important terms and brief description)
3. Era Principles (1 page. Summarizes the main idea of each historical era)
4. Important Supreme Court Cases (2 pages. Lists cases and describes importance)
5. Political Parties (5 pages. Lists the different political parties throughout history and their ideas)
6. Presidential Doctrines (3 pages. Important presidential doctrines and their significance)
7. AP Quizzes (This site has over 50 quizzes you can take over AP-related material)
8. Giant AP Review (This 76 page review was put together by students at Horace Greeley High School in New York. )
9. APUSH Notecards (This site has several notecards that can be printed out to help you study)
10. US History Outline (This page has brief descriptions of each period in US History)

Use these resources. They will help.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

SCHEDULE APRIL 19-23, 2010

Monday, April 19, 2010

Lecture: Cold War during the 1950s

Read Chapter 30. Have it read by Wednesday. Remember, you can read the AMSCO book instead if you prefer.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Lecture: JFK and Vietnam

Read Chapter 30

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Video: The Presidents: Eisenhower through Nixon

Start reading chapter 31

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Lecture: Intro to the Civil Rights Movement

Friday, April 23, 2010

Lecture: Civil Rights Movement

Final Exam #1 on TUESDAY!

Start reading chapter 32 (or the chapters in AMSCO). On Tuesday’s test, there will be questions over items that we have not specifically covered in class.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010


In order to expedite the studying process for the terms test, I have put together a list of terms. There are over 145 possible terms for the test. The test on Friday will take 50 terms from this list.


Monday, April 12, 2010


This year, there will be THREE APUSH review sessions. Each session will be on a Sunday night, 6 pm to 9 pm in room 124A.

APRIL 18, 2010: Janu

Art, Literature and Culture
Women's History
Latino History

April 25, 2010: Caporusso

Political Parties
Foreign Policy
The Supreme Court

May 2, 2010: Borghoff

General Review
"The 100"

Sunday, April 11, 2010

SCHEDULE APRIL 12-16, 2010

Monday, April 12, 2010

1. Quiz over "The Home Front" reading
2. Lecture: Diplomacy during WWII

Finish reading Chapter 28. Study for terms test.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Lecture: The atomic bombs and the end of the war

Start reading Chapter 29.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Lecture: The beginning of the Cold War (The 1950s)

Read Chapter 29.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Lecture: The Cold War continues (The 1960s)

Study for Terms Test.

Friday, April 16, 2010

Terms Test! Chapters 17-28.

Start reading chapter 30.

Monday, April 5, 2010


Hi everyone. Due to the fact that I have been out and will probably not be back until Thursday, I want to extend the rewrites for the DBQ until NEXT Thursday, April 15. I want to make sure that those of you who want to talk to me about the essay have time to do so.

Again, DBQ rewrites are due on Thursday, April 15. (You can turn them in earlier, though, if you want).

Sunday, April 4, 2010


I am going to be out for a couple of days---not sure exactly when I will be getting back. Hopefully, Tuesday or Wednesday. Here, though, is the schedule regardless whether or not I am back.

Monday, April 5, 2010

This will be a work day. You can do any of the following things:

1. Get ready for the quiz over chapters 25, 26 and 27. You were given a review sheet for this. The quiz is on Wednesday
2. Prepare for the terms test next Friday, April 16. That test will cover chapters 17-28.
3. Work on your DBQ rewrites

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

1. Go over Ch 27 Reading Guide
2. Lecture or movie about the New Deal

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

1. Quiz: 1920s/30s (Chapters 25, 26 and 27)
2. Start reading Chapter 28 World War II

Thursday, April 8, 2010

1. Review Quiz.
2. Lecture during class about beginning of WWII or you will have time to start reading an article about the WWII Homefront. Quiz over the article will be on Monday.

Friday, April 9, 2010

Go over Practice ACT in class

Finish reading article and Chapter 28. Quiz over the article on Monday.