U.S. History Final Exam Information Fall 12-13 Review: Prologue: Influence of the Enlightenment: Ideas, Declaration of Independence, Bill of Rights Chapter 2: Revolution and the Early Republic Chapter 3: The Growth of a Young Nation Chapter 4: The Union in Peril Chapter 6: A New Industrial Age Chapter 7: Immigrants and Urbanization Chapter 8: Life at the Turn of the Twentieth Century Chapter 9: The Progressive Era Chapter 10: America Claims an Empire Chapter 11: The First World War Chapter 12: Politics of the Roaring Twenties Chapter 13: The Roaring Life of the 1920’s o California Standards Enrichment Workbook pp 19 – 78 (The “Patriot Book”) o The “Units of Study” pages at our class wikispace: http://roadrunner-ush.wikispaces.com/ o There are practice questions on the grey banner page of our wiki (perhaps useful for cheat sheet) o That page also has the Spanish language reading guide pages. The Exam: It will consist of 100 objective questions, that is, multiple choice/matching Part A will be the history dept questions – I have no control over what those will be Part B will be my choice of questions – mostly from past tests If your glossary is complete, the exam will be graded on a scale of 75 If your glossary is missing 1-5 words and/or definitions, the exam will be graded on a scale of 80 If your glossary is missing 6 – 10 words and/or definitions, the exam will be graded on a scale of 90 If your glossary is missing more than 10 words and/definitions, the exam will be graded on a scale of 100 The exam is worth 25% of your semester grade There will also be a short written response for extra points You will be allowed to use: Your glossary Your cheat sheet On exam day make sure you bring the following to class: Your glossary, your cheat sheet (if you worked on one) A number 2 pencil (Do not expect me to provide you with one!!!!) One piece of paper How your semester grade will be figured: Best six week grade = x3 Middle six week grade = x2 Worst six week grade = x1 Final Exam = x2 8 As you can see, it will greatly benefit you to have worked hard all semester on your glossary, to be sure to bring it on exam day, and to come prepared with your materials so that you can do your best.
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