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Friday, January 28, 2011

New Movie About Lincoln's Assassination

New movie from Robert Redford.  It's already getting high marks for it's historical accuracy. It's coming out on April 15. Field trip? :)

Monday, January 24, 2011

SCHEDULE JANUARY 25-28

Welcome to Semester 2!

Tuesday, January 25

Lecture:  Separation of Church and State in American History

HW Reading guide "The West"  Complete for next Monday, January 31.

Wednesday, January 26

1.  Reconstruction, Revisited
2.  Video:  The Presidents:  Lincoln, Johnson, Grant and Hayes

Thursday, January 27

1.  Go over Course electives for next year
2.  Reconstruction DBQ.  discuss documents and question.  DBQ due TOMORROW!

Friday, January 28

1.  Introduction to the West

Reading guide for "The West" due on Monday.  Also, on Monday we will be meeting in the College and Career Center.

Friday, January 21, 2011

TERMS TEST #4

I know that the last thing you want after finals is to have another test.  But terms test #4 is coming up!  The Terms Test will be during the second week of the new semester---FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4.

For the review sheet click here.

See you on Tuesday!

Sunday, January 16, 2011

AMSCO KEYS for First Semester

Here are the answers for the AMSCO Book, chapters 1-15.

1)         Exploration, Discovery and Settlement, 1492-1700 (pages 14-15)
            1. C   2. A   3. B   4. D   5. E   6. C   7. C   8. E   9. C   10. B
2)         The Thirteen Colonies and the British Empire, 1607-1750 (pages 36-38)
            1. A   2. E   3. C   4. D   5. D   6. E   7. B   8. C   9. B   10. C
3)         Colonial Society in the Eighteenth Century (pages 54-55)
1. C   2. E   3. A   4. B   5. D   6. E   7. A   8. D   9. C   10. D
4)         Imperial Wars and Colonial Protest, 1754-1775 (pages 70-71)
            1. E   2. E   3. B   4. C   5. D   6. C   7. B   8. C   9. E   10. A
5)         The American Revolution and Confederation, 1775-1787 (pages 89-90)
            1. E   2. A   3. C   4. C   5. D   6. A   7. A   8. A   9. D   10. C
6)         The Constitution and the New Republic, 1787-1800 (pages 114-115)
            1. A   2. B   3. E   4. C   5. B   6. D  7. B   8. C   9. D   10. D
7)         The Age of Jefferson, 1800-1816 (pages 134-135)
            1. E   2. D   3. B   4. C   5. A   6. C   7. D   8. C   9. A   10. D
8)         Nationalism and Economic Development (pages 157-159)
            1. C   2. E   3. C   4. B   5. A   6. C   7. E   8. C   9. C   10. E
9)         Sectionalism (pages 178-179)
            1. D   2. E   3. A   4. D   5. D   6. E   7. E   8. A   9. C   10. A
10)       The Age of Jackson, 1824-1844 (pages 194-196)
            1. C   2. D   3. B   4. A   5. B   6. C   7. D   8. A   9. E   10. B
11)       Society, Culture, and Reform, 1820-1860 (pages 213-215)
            1. D   2. B   3. E   4. D   5. A   6. C   7. E   8. B   9. C   10. E
12)       Territorial and  Economic Expansion, 1830-1860 (pages 233-234)
            1. D   2. B   3. D   4. C   5. A   6. A   7. C   8. A   9. C   10. D
13)       The Union in Peril, 1848-1861 (pages 255-257)
            1. D   2. E   3. D   4. A   5. C   6. B   7. B   8. C   9. B   10. D
14)       The Civil War, 1861-1865 (pages 282-283)
            1. D   2. E   3. B   4. D   5. C   6. A   7. D   8. A   9. B   10. A
15)       Reconstruction, 1863-1877 (pages 303-305)
            1. E   2. A   3. C   4. C   5. D   6. E   7. B   8. D   9. B   10. A


Monday, January 10, 2011

VIDEO PODCAST OF DBQ LESSON

Click on the link below to hear and watch the presentation about the Reform DBQ.

DBQ Video Podcast

The rewrites for all essays are due by next Tuesday.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

SCHEDULE JANUARY 10-14

Monday, January 10

1.  Return essays.  Discuss DBQ.
2.  Continue Civil War Lecture:  The Battle of Antietam.

Read Chapter 16.  Complete reading guide for Friday.  Essay rewrites due by next Tuesday.

Tuesday, January 11

Lecture:  The Civil War:  Gettysburg and Beyond

Wednesday, January 12

Lecture:  The end of the War and the Assassination of Lincoln

Thursday, January 13

Lecture:  Reconstruction 1

Reading Guide for Chapter 16 due tomorrow.

Friday, January 12

Lecture:  Reconstruction 2

Essay rewrites due by Tuesday!

Friday, January 7, 2011

FREE KAPLAN AP BOOK

Barnes and Noble is offering a free digital version of Kaplan's AP prep book.  It will only be available for a couple of days, so you if you want it you will need to download it as soon as possible (it will also involve making an account at Barnes and Noble).  You will also need to download their free e-reader to read it on your computer or iphone, etc.

KAPLAN AP US HISTORY

Note:  they also are offering their other AP titles for free as well.  Do a search.

Monday, January 3, 2011

SCHEDULE JANUARY 3-7, 2011

Monday, January 3

Lecture:  The Road to War:  The 1850s Part 1

Reading Guide for Chapter 14 due tomorrow.  Bring book tomorrow.

Tuesday, January 4

Start reading Chapter 15.  Start working on reading guide in class. Reading Guide due on Monday, January 10

Wednesday, January 5

Lecture:  The Road to War:  The 1850s Part 2

Thursday, January 6

Go over reform DBQ.  Start 1850s DBQ. 

DBQ due tomorrow.

Friday, January 7

Lecture:  The election of Lincoln and the Beginning of War.

Reading guide for Chapter 15 due on Monday.  Terms test next Friday.