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					SYLLABUS Week 1-7 DURHAM APUSH

Week 2 (8/30-9/03)

Topic:                          America & the British Empire, 1650-1754
Pageant:                                Chapters 2, 3 & 4
                                Due Fri., 9/03
                                        Chapter 3 & portion of 4 (pp. 76-82) Outline & Survey
                                        4 Note Card Summaries: Letter from Indentured Servant; Mayflower
                                                Compact, Fund. Orders of CT, MD Act of Toleration

Quiz/Test:
                                Fri. 9/03– Chapter 3/4 Quiz Quiz on Colonial Regions

SINCE WE HAVE THE JUNIOR RING ASSEMBLY TODAY HERE IS THE PLAN:
       You will receive the Puritan DBQ and analysis sheet. *See your assigned document below*
       Ch 5 guided reading questions. Ch 5 is on colonial society, it is a short chapter. There will be
some
       Questions on government that you may not find, we’ll take care of that Tuesday.
       Classification Activity and I will post the PowerPoint for New England & Middle Colonies
       Please review it, we will discuss the highlights on Tuesday.

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Week 3 (9/07--9/10)                                                      Monday holiday, class on Tuesday/Friday

Topic:                          Colonial Society in the mid-18th Century
Pageant:                                Chapter 5
Assignments:                    Due Tues., 9/07:
                                        Ch. 5 Answer Questions and Survey
                                        13 Colonies Map
                                        Compare/Contrast 13 Colonies Matrix
                                        Puritan DBQ Analysis *See your assigned document below*
                                        Critical Thinking Classification Activity (if not finished Friday)
                                        Fri. 9/10:
                                        SPEDI Chart – Discovery/Exploration & Early Colonial America,
                                                 Chapters 1-5 (review course description for SPEDI categories)

DBQ:                            Due Tues., 9/07: Puritan DBQ Analysis (what was not finished Friday in class)
Essay:                          Due Tues., 9/07 – Essay Intro Paragraph & Outline on 2005 FRQ:
                                         Compare & contrast the ways in which economic development affected
                                         politics in Massachusetts and Virginia in the period from 1607 to 1750.
Quiz/Test:                      Tues., 9/07 - Quiz on Colonial Regions/includes Geography
                                Tues 9/07: Quiz on Colonial Regions
                                Fri., 9/10– TEST, Multiple Choice on Ch. 1-5
Week 4 (9-13-9-17)

Topic:                            Road to Revolution, 1754-1775
Pageant:                          Chapters 6 and 7
Assignments:                     Due Tues. 9/14:
                                        Ch. 6 Study Questions & Survey OR Ch. 6 Outline and Survey
                                        War Chart on the French and Indian War
                               Ch. 7 – Mercantilism Questions (only the first 3+ pages of Ch. 7)
                               Reading Comprehension Activity on Trade and Navigation Acts
                               Film Permission Letter for “Last of the Mohicans”
                      Due Wed.:
                               Analysis of documents in 2004 DBQ on French & Indian War
                               Ch. 7 – Study Questions and Survey
                      Due Fri. 9/18:
                               Ch. 7 Path to Revolution Activity
                               Sources newspaper articles on Lexington & Concord – identify the
                                         points of agreement & points of disagreement
Quiz:/Test:            Quiz, Ch. 6&7, Wed.


Week 5 September 9/20-24
Topic:       The American Revolution, 1775-1783

Pageant:       Chapter 8

Assignments:   Due Tues 9/21:
               Ch 8 Outline/Notes & Survey
               Note card summaries: Great Issues Readings, Doc. 11-Taking up Arms, and Doc. 12
               Common Sense (Thomas Paine)
               War Chart on Revolutionary War and Declaration of Independence Analysis

               Due Wed 9/22:
               Farcebook on Historical Figure

               Due Fri 9/25:
               SPEDI Chart on Revolutionary America, Chp 6-8
               Remainder of Farcebook Presentations

Quiz/Test:     Tues 9/21: Quiz Ch 8
               Fri 9/24: TEST, Multiple Choice & Essay on Chp 6-8

WEEK 6 September 27-October 1
Topic:      Confederation to Constitution

Pageant:       Chapter 9, The Constitution

Assignments: Due Tues 9/27:
             Chp 9 Survey and Packet (instead of Notes on your own, posted online)
             Articles of Confederation Activity: The Challenge of Sovereignty (posted online)

               Due Wed 9/29:
               Constitution Packet: Federal System of Government, Constitutional Principles,
               Convention, & Articles I & II, Electoral College

               Due Fri 10/1:
               Article III Judicial Branch, Political Cartoon, Article IV-VII, and Checks & Balances

Essay:         Due Fri 10/1: Due Tues 9/5: Historical Viewpoints Critique: The Constitution:
               Was it an Economic Document?

Quiz/Test:     Tues 9/27 – Chp 9 Quiz; Pop Quiz alert for Wed/Fri!!!

TEST NEXT FRIDAY, OCT. 8, ON THE CONSTITUTION!!!

WEEK 7 October 4-8
Topic:      The Constitution & the New Republic, 1776-1800

Pageant:       The Constitution, Chapter 10

Assignments: Due Tues 10/5:
             Historical Viewpoints Critique: The Constitution:
             Was it an Economic Document?
             Bill of Rights Activity “Interpreting the Bill of Rights”; KNOW your Rights!


               Due Wed 10/6:
               Chp 10 Notes/Outline & Survey (pages 190-201 ONLY-through GW)
               President Chart on G. Washington and J. Adams

               Due Fri 10/8:
               Note card summary of excerpts from, “The Genius of George
               Washington,” Morgan
               Assignment on “Establishing the Presidency”

Quiz/Test:     Fri 10/8: TEST-The Constitution Multiple Choice

*Please be sure to sign up for the PSAT! It is your last chance to practice and it can put you in
running for $$$. You will not miss anything for class that day, nothing will be due.*

WEEK 8 October 11-15 WEDNESDAY 14TH IS PSAT AND THE 15TH IS A HOLIDAY
*We will only see each other Tuesday for a full class, briefly meet Wednesday to dismiss to
PSAT,& the Friday holiday won’t be made up until the following Wednesday???*

Topic:         Jeffersonian Republic 1800-1812

Pageant:       The Constitution, Chapter 10 Part II & Jeffersonian Republic, Chapter 11

Assignments: Due Tuesday 10/12:
             Notes & Survey for rest of Ch 10 (Adams)
             President’s Chart on Adams
             Flexner Article, “Washington: The Indispensable Man” 2 NC Sums: #1 Infighting
             Foreshadowed #2 The Great Schism Opens
               Pollllllllllk k x”XOLZZZZPPPPPPPPE21wq Due Thurs., 10/14:
               Ch. 11 Outline OR Cornell Notes & Survey
               Federalists vs. Republicans Comparison Chart
               President Chart on Jefferson
               AP PARTS Analysis of Embargo Act cartoon

               Quiz/Test:    Tues 10/12: Quiz Ch 10, Thurs. Quiz Ch 11?

Week 9          (10/18-10/22)
Topic:                  Nationalism, Economic Expansion, Sectionalism

Pageant:                Chapters 12, portion of 13

Assignments:           Due Tues. 10/19:
                            Ch. 12 Outline or Cornell Notes & Survey
                            President Charts on Madison and Monroe
                            Great Issues note cards on Madison’s War Message &
                                    Monroe Doctrine

                         Due Fri. 10/22:
                             SPEDI Chart - The Republican Era (Ch. 11 & 12)
                             Ch. 13 Outline or Cornell Notes pages 256-259 only (JQ Adams);
                              Ch. 13 Survey
                                 Group Assignment on Marshall court decisions

Essay:                 Due Wed., 10/20 - Historical Viewpoints Critique: Marbury v. Madison

Quiz/Test:             Tues. 10/19 – Quiz on Ch. 12

WEEK 10 OCTOBER 25-29

Topic:         The Age of Jackson, 1828-1848

Pageant:       Ch. 13: The Rise of a Mass Democracy

Assignments: Due Tuesday 10/26:
             SPEDI Chart for Chapter 9-13 & JQA, Foundations of American Foreign Policy,
             Rest of Marshall Court Sums (Will help review you for the test)

               Due Wednesday 10/27:
               Read/Notes/Survey on Chp 13 “Jackson” pgs 260-272, APPARTS King Andrew
               Cartoon, NC Sums: Great Issues: Calhoun’s SC Exposition and Protest; Calhoun’s
               Ft. Hill Address; Jackson’s Proclamation to the People of South Carolina

                Wednesday: Assigned Jackson Impeachment Groups
         Quiz/Test: Tues. 10/26 TEST-Chapters 9-12 (JQA) FRIDAY THE 29TH IS A HOLIDAY
WEEK 11 November 1-5 Starts 2nd 9 Weeks

Topic:         The Age of Jackson, 1828-1848

Pageant:       Ch. 13: The Rise of a Mass Democracy & Chapter 14: Forging the National
               Economy

Assignments: Due Tuesday 11/2:
             Read/Notes/Survey rest of Chp 13 pg 272-Chp 14 pg 297 (prepping trial)

               Due Friday 11/5:
               Jackson Trial Stuff: Discussion Sheet & Position Paper; Pres. Charts AJ & Van B.

Quiz/Test:     Tues. 11/2: Quiz Chapter 13

Essay:         Wed. 11/3 or Friday 11/5: FRQ – Timed, in-class writing

WEEK 12 November 8-12

Topic:         Religion, Reform & Renaissance in Antebellum America

Pageant:       Chapter 14: Forging the National Economy & 15: The Ferment of Reform and Culture

Assignments:   Due Tuesday 11/9:
               Read/Survey/Notes Rest of Chp 14 from pg. 297-Chp 15 pg 324 (Religion)

               Due Wednesday 11/10:
               Individual research/presentations on Social Reformers – “Purifying the Nation”

               Due Friday 11/12:
               Read/Survey/Notes Rest of Chp 15 Reforms
               Great Issues: 2 Note card analysis of Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions, Lowell
               Girls
               Life Before the Civil War-Read and complete handout, Cult of Domesticity Read and
               questions

Quiz/Test:     Tuesday 11/9: Quiz Chp 14, Friday 11/12: Quiz Chp 15


WEEK 13 November 15-19
Topic:       Territorial Expansion & Manifest Destiny/Sectionalism
Pageant:     Chp 16: The South and the Slavery Controversy & 17: Manifest Destiny and its
Legacy
Assignments: Due Tuesday 11/16:
             Notes/Survey Chapter 16, Market Revolution FRQ Analysis
             Due Friday 11/19:
             Notes/Survey Chapter 17, Great Issues: War Message of James K. Polk, note
card sum,
               “Enlarging the Nation State” & “Westward Expansion – A Force for Unity or
       Division?”
Quiz/Test:     Tuesday 11/16 Quiz Chp 16, Friday Quiz Chp 17

Essay:         Friday 11/19: Timed 45 minutes: DBQ 2002: Reform movements in the U.S.
               sought to expand democratic ideals. Assess the validity of this statement with
               specific reference to the years 1825-1850.


WEEK 14 November 22-26 THANKSGIVING WEEK-WEEK 15 November 29-December 3
Topic:       The Crisis of the Union (1850s)
Pageant:     Chapter 18: Renewing the Sectional Struggle & Ch. 19: Drifting Toward Disunion
Assignments: Due upon return to school Tuesday, 11/30:
             Notes/Survey Chapter 18 and 19, SPEDI Chart Jacksonian Era, Pres. Charts Tyler-
Polk,
             If not completed in-class Enlarging the National State Activity
             Due Wednesday 12/1:
             Notes/Survey Chapter 19

                 FRIDAY 12/3: TEST, MC – Ch. 13-18 (Through Compromise of 1850 Pg. 401)
         ** All MC TESTS FOR REMAINDER OF YEAR ARE CUMULATIVE, and 200 POINTS**


WEEK 15 DECEMBER 6-10

Topic:         The Crisis of the Union (1850s)

Pageant:       Ch. 18: Renewing the Sectional Struggle & Ch. 19: Drifting Toward Disunion

Assignments: Due Tuesday 12/7:
             Stepping Stones to The Civil War: Part I, Critical Thinking (Causes/Effect),
             Presidents Charts: Taylor (Fillmore & Taylor can be together)-Buchanan,
             Review Notes on Ch. 18 & 19 for Quiz

               Due Friday 12/10:
               Read/Notes/Survey on Ch. 20
               NC Sums: Uncle Tom’s Cabin Northern & Southern Review (2 Cards)

Quiz/Test:     Tues. 12/7-Quiz-Combined Ch. 18 & 19

WEEK 16 DECEMBER 13-17
Topic:      Civil War, 1861-1865
Pageant:    Pageant, Ch. 21: The Furnace of the Civil War

Assignments: Due Tuesday 12/14:
             1st half of Chapter 21 Study Questions (through #25 on Gettysburg),
             Note card summary of Gettysburg Address, & Emancipation Proclamation
             activity
              Due Wednesday 12/15:
              Note Card Summary of Great Issues: Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address
              AP Advantage Skills Activity on Creating Categories (Civil War)

              Due Friday 12/17:
              Remainder of Ch. 21 Study Questions & Survey, Grant/Lee Compare & Contrast
              Assignment, P Chart on Lincoln

Essay:        Wednesday 12/15:
               FRQ – Timed writing in class:
              "I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social
              and political equality of the white and black races." How can this 1858
              statement by Abraham Lincoln be reconciled with his 1862 Emancipation
              Proclamation?

Quiz/Test:    Friday 12/17:
              Quiz-Chapter 21

              Couple of Reminders:
              Monday is the Glory extra credit movie!
              Bring snacks, relax, and enjoy a fine film.

Oh, in case you haven’t noticed we are half way done! You are doing good and really hanging in
there. Keep up the good work! 


WEEK 17 January 3-7    WINTER BREAK ASSIGNMENTS!

Topic:        Reconstruction to 1877-The Gilded Age 1869-1896
Pageant:      Pageant, Ch. 22, Reconstruction, Pageant, Ch. 23 The Gilded Age

Assignments: Due Tuesday 1/4:

              Ch. 22 Notes/Survey
              Ch. 23 Study Questions (Part I)
              Note Card on Sharecropper’s Contract & Sharecropper’s Letter (JA’s letter)
              SPEDI chart on Civil War Era (Ch. 18-23)
              P Charts on Johnson, Grant, & Hayes

              Due Wednesday 1/5:
              Ch 26 (Study Questions Posted Online) (Won’t be checked until next Tues. 1/13)


Quiz/Test:    Tuesday 1/4:                   Friday 1/7:
              Quiz-Ch. 22-23                 TEST-Ch. 18-23 (Cumulative)
WEEK 18 January 10-14
Topic:      Industrial America & The Settlement of the West
Pageant:    Pageant, Ch. 24 Industry Comes of Age, Pageant, Ch. 26

Assignments: Due Tuesday 1/13:

               Ch. 24 Notes/Survey (Make sure to cover this chapter thoroughly!)
               Note Card Sums: Carnegie Article, Questions on Rockefeller Historical Viewpoints
               article

               Due Wednesday 1/14:
               2 N.C. Sums: Turner Thesis & Century of Dishonor and Emergence of Industrial
               America

Quiz/Test:     Tuesday 1/13:
               Quiz-Ch. 26

*Not sure what the schedule will be for Thursday this week since Friday is an exam day. There
maybe an optional after school Semester Exam Review Session.*

WEEK 19 January 17-21
Tuesday 1/18-SEMESTER EXAM (Ch. 1-24 & 26)

Durham APUSH WEEK 20 January 24-28
Topic:      America Moves to the City 1865-1900 & Gilded Age/Populists
Pageant:    Pageant, Ch. 25, Reconstruction, Ch. 23 The Gilded Age Part II, Ch. 26 Populists

Assignments:    Due Tuesday 1/25:

               Ch. 25 Notes/Survey, Gilded Age Part II Ch 23, NC Sums of Washington & Du Bois

               Due Wednesday 1/26:
               Review Ch. 23 Part II Notes & Complete Ch. 26 Notes on Farmers Orgs-Populists
               Locate & Print 2 Thomas Nast Cartoons (can’t use any in your text) on Political Machines
               In the Gilded Age use APPARTS to analyze each cartoon
               NC Sums: Great Issues Articles-Bellamy & George


               Due Friday 1/28:
               Critique of Historical Viewpoints Article, “The Age of the Bosses”

Quiz/Test:     Tuesday 1/25:
               Quiz-Ch 25
WEEK 21 JAN. 31-FEB. 4
Topic:       Foreign Policy 1865-1914
Pageant:     Ch. 27: Empire and Expansion

Assignments: Due Tuesday 2/1:
             SPEDI Chart on the Gilded Age (Ch. 23(Part II), 24, 25, 26(Part II)
             Brainstorming for Essay Prompt (may use on selected prompt for test)

               Due Wednesday 2/2:
               Ch 27 Notes/Survey pg. 626-641 “Little Brown Brothers,”
               Spanish-American War Activity

               Due Friday 2/4:
               Rest of Ch 27 Notes/Survey, “A Foreign Policy for a New Age” (TR Cartoons),
               Pro & Anti Imperialistic Senate Speeches, 1898 (Beveridge & Schurz),
               Prepare for Debate on Philippine War

Quiz/Test: Tuesday 2/1: TEST- Gilded Age (Ch. 23(Part II), 24, 25, 26(Part II) & Timed Essay

WEEK 22 FEB. 7-11 (Still being revised)
Topic:       Progressive Era (& finishing Imperialism)
Pageant:     Ch 28, Progressive & the Republican Roosevelt

Assignments: Due Tuesday 2/7:
             Ch 28 Notes/Survey (up to “TR’s Square Deal for Labor”)
             For the remainder of Ch 28, read and FULLY complete President Charts on T.R.,
             Taft (on back), list personal strengths and weaknesses; nicknames/slogans
             NC Sum on Alice Paul Biography Article

               Due Friday 2/10:

Essay:         Wednesday 2/8: In-class Timed DBQ

Quiz/Test:

WEEK 23 FEB 14-18
Topic:       Progressive Era
Pageant:     Ch. 29, Progressivism & the Democrat Wilson

Assignments:

Essay: 2/26: In-class Timed Write DBQ

Quiz/Test:

WEEK 24 FEB 21-25          (President’s Day 2/21-Happy B-Day G.W. & Abe!)
Topic:       World War One
Pageant:     Ch. 30, The War to End War
Assignments: Friday 2/25:
             Assign 1920’s Party Roles & Begin Planning (Tuesday March 8th?)

Quiz/Test: Friday 2/25: Test Ch 27-30 Imperialism, Progressivism, & WWI


WEEK 25 FEB 28-MARCH 4
Topic:       The Roaring Twenties “Boom to Bust”
Pageant:     Ch. 32 The Politics of Boom to Bust, Ch. 31 American Life in the Roaring 20’s

Assignments:

Quiz/Test:

WEEK 26 MARCH 7-11
Topic:     The Great Depression and New Deal
Pageant:   Ch. 33, The Great Depression and New Deal

Assignments: Due Tuesday 3/8:
             1920’s DBQ Outline (remember the picture is of the Brooklyn Bridge!)

               Due Friday 3/11:
               Key Terms/Notes/Survey Ch. 33, New Deal Activity (handout), Outline of
               Great Depression DBQ

Quiz/Test:     Friday 3/11: Quiz Ch. 33


WEEK 27 MARCH 14-18             (ACADEMY DAY WED. 2/16!)
Topic:     Diplomacy in the 1930’s, World War II
Pageant:   Ch. 34 FDR and the Shadow of War, Ch 35 America in WWII

Assignments:

Quiz/Test:



WEEK 28 MARCH 21-24 (Friday is student holiday & end of 3rd Marking Period)
Topic:     World War II
Pageant:   Ch. 35 America in WWII

Assignments:

Quiz/Test: Wednesday or Thursday (depends on schedule)
             Test-Ch 31-35 1920’s-WWII & Cumulative
WEEK 29 SPRING BREAK SORRY BUT PLAN ON APUSH OVERLOAD, TEST IS COMING!
Assignments over Spring Break (March 25-April 1):
Due Tuesday 4/5:
    Ch. 36 Survey and Outline or Cornell Notes; President Chart on Truman
    Assignment on Truman Doctrine
    Korean War Chart (see Ch. 37 for end of war and effects of war)
Due Friday 4/8:
    Read handout on Lesson in Political Science (socialism, communism, etc.)
    Ch. 37 Completion Outline on Eisenhower years; P Chart on Eisenhower

VERY IMPORTANT!!! If you do not already have this book, you need to purchase the REA
(Research & Education Association) AP United States History Review Book – we will begin using
this within a week after Spring Break.


WEEK 30 APRIL 4-8 (See above for assignments due this week)
Topic:      Truman and the Cold War/Eisenhower & the 1950’s
Pageant:    Ch 36 The Cold War Begins & Ch 37 The Eisenhower Era

Assignments:

Quiz/Test:

WEEK 31-APRIL 11-15 (FCAT WEEK, VERY LIMITED CLASS TIME)
Topic:      Kennedy’s New Frontier and Johnson’s Great Society
Pageant:    Ch. 38 The Stormy Sixties

Assignments:

Quiz/Test:


WEEK 32 APRIL 18-22
Topic:      Nixon, Watergate, & Social Change
Pageant:    Ch. 39 The Stalemated Seventies

Assignments:

Quiz/Test:


WEEK 33 APRIL 25-29
Topic:      1980’s up to Reagan (Very abbreviated version) REVIEW!!!
Pageant:    Ch. 40 The Resurgence of Conservatism (AMSCO Book, too)

Assignments:
Quiz/Test:


Review Schedule:
In-Class:
After-School:

Practice Exam/Final (Second Semester Exam Grade):
-Location: Cafeteria, will be in there with Montague’s 2 APUSH classes
-After School: Thursday 4/28 (Essay Portion) 2 hours
               Friday 4/29 (Multiple Choice) 56 minutes

WEEK 34 MAY 2-6              TEST DAY IS MAY 6!!!

				
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