Sunday, August 29, 2010


Monday, August 30

1.  Quiz:  Omnivore's Dilemma
2.  Lecture:  History of Corn

Homework.  Begin Reading Prologue and Chapter 1.  Reading Guide due on Friday.  Bring book tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 31

Today, is work day.  You can use the class to work on the reading guide for Chapter 1.

Wednesday, September 1

Lecture:  English Colonization of North America.  Part 1:  Virginia.

Thursday, September 2

Lecture:  English Colonization of North America.  Part 2:  New England.

Reading Guide due tomorrow

Friday, September 3

Video:  Massacre at Mystic

Homework:  Reading Guide:  Chapter 2.  Due Friday, September 10

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


Wednesday, August 25

Introduction to the course.  Distribute books.

Homework:  Read, "The Pristine Myth" and complete reading guide for Friday.

 Thursday, August 26

Lecture:  America Before Columbus

Homework:  "The Pristine Myth" Reading Guide due tomorrow.

Friday, August 27

1.  Discuss article.
2.  Lecture:  "The Great Exchange"

Homework:  Read "The Omnivore's Dilemma, Chapter 1"  Complete article analysis for Monday.


In order to get a grasp as to what AP United States History is all about, take a look at the course overview.  Here you will find information about grading policy, homework and expectations.

In addition, the course is divided into units.  Each unit has its own syllabus, which details the chapters and items we will read.  It also lists all of the terms you will need to know for the test.

The Unit 1 syllabus is available here.

If you have any questions, feel free to email me at any time.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010


Hey, guys. Welcome to a new year and welcome to our APUSH class blog. Here you will find everything you need to be successful in the course. This blog will contain all of the assignments and the weekly schedules for AP United States History. In addition, in the right-hand column you will also find some interesting links that may make your APUSH experience a little easier. Remember the goal: the AP test in May. That may seem like a long way off---but it will come sooner than you realize.

Here's to a great year!