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 August 17th
  1.  Introductions
  2. Course Overview
  3. Intro Historical Thinking Skills

Due: Zinn/Flynn Summer Assignment

  1.  Read Intro & Ch. 1 of "Lies"
  2. Answer "Lies" questions
  3. Turning Pts. Assignment
 August 20th
  1. Discuss "Lies" & Turning Pts
  2. US Geography Overview
  1. Read Brinkley pp. 7-21 (MILs)
 August 23rd
  1. Columbus - Hero or Villain?
  2. Natives by region
  3. Columbian Exchange
  4. Spanish Empire
  1.  Read Brinkley pp. 21-32 (MILs)
 August 27th
  1.  De Las Casas 
  2. English Settlement - Jamestown & Plymouth
  3. See-Think-Wonder: Early English Colonies
  1.  AMSCO Ch. 1 with notes 
 August 29th
  1.  Interpretation SAQ
  2. Comparing Colonizers Venn Activity
  3. Impact of Exploration Activity
 Study for Period 1 (Complete Key Concepts)
 Aug 31st
  1.  Period 1 Study & Key Concept Time
  2. Period 1 Exam

 Read “Britain in the New World” (Ch. 2A-2F) & MILs
 Sept 5th
  1.  British N. America
  2. Reasons for Colonization "Quote Walk"
 Read “The New England Colonies” (Ch. 3A-3G) & MILs
 Sept 7th
  1.  New England Colonies - Intro HIPP Strategy & HIPP Puritan DBQ
  2. Intro and work on Colonies Project

Due: First two Film Reviews

 Read “The Middle Colonies” (Ch. 4A-4D) & MILs 9/11 Interview Assignment
 Sept 11th
  1.  9/11 Discussion & Iconic Moments
  2. Test Corrections
  3. Work on Colonies Project
  Read “The Southern Colonies” (Ch. 5A-5E) & MILs
 Sept 13th
  1.  Southern Colonies documents
  2. Work on Colonies Project
  3. Comparing Colonial Regions
 Read Zinn Ch 2 "Drawing the Color Line" & Questions

Colonies Project turned in by 9/16
 Sept 17th
  1.  Slavery system
  2. Colonial "Ins & Outs"
 Read Brinkley pp.89-96 & MILs
 Sept 19th
  1.  Enlightenment & Great Awakening
 Speed Dating Resume & Preparation
 Sept 21st
  1.  Colonial Speed Dating
  2. Rubric & LEQ Introduction
 Study & complete Per 2 Key Concepts

Speed Dating Reflection
 Sept 25th  Period 2 Exam

Due: Key Concepts & all Speed Dating components
 Read Brinkley pp.99-110 & MILs

Read AMSCO pp. 69-72 & notes
 Sept 27th
  1.  French & Indian War
  2. F & I Tweets
 Read Brinkley pp.110-126 & MILs

Read AMSCO pp.72-77 & notes
Oct 1st
  1.  Road to Revolution
  2. Boston "Massacre" POV
  3. Common Sense & Dec of Ind Close Read
 French & Indian War Document HIPPO assignment
 Oct 3rd
  1.  Test Corrections
  2. Intro LEQ
  3. F & I LEQ
 Read Brinkley pp.129-145 & MILs

Summarize advantages and disadvantages of colonists and the British 
 Oct 5th
  1.  Revolution lecture
  2. "Why We Fight" activity
 Read Brinkley pp.145-156 & MILs
 Oct 9th
  1.  Finish "Why We Fight"
  2. Impact of Revolution on Minority Groups Posters
Read Brinkley pp.160-168 & MILs

Read AMSCO pp.104-106 & notes
 Oct 11th
  1.  Articles of Confederation & Shays Rebellion
  2. Articles vs Constitution
  3. Constitutional Compromises
 Read Brinkley pp. 169-174 & MILs
 Oct 16th
  1.  Washington's Administration
 Read AMSCO pp.106-118  & notes
 Oct 18th
  1.  Adams' Administration
  2. First Political Parties
 Period 3 Key Concepts chart and Study for Per 3 Exam
 Oct 22nd
  1.  Per 3 Exam
 Read AMSCO Ch. 7
 Oct 24th
  1.  Jefferson
  2. War of 1812
  3. Simulation Prep
 War of 1812 Simulation Preparation
 Oct 26th
  1.  War of 1812 Simulation
 Read AMSCO Ch 8 & Brinkley pp. 188-192
Oct 30th
  1.  VA Dynasty & Era of Good Feelings
  2. Monroe Doctrine Simulation
 Era of Good Feelings HIPP
 Nov 1st
  1.  Lowell Mills Deliberation
  2. Market Revolution
 Read AMSCO Ch. 10 & Brinkley pp. 235-244
 Nov 5th
  1.  Jacksonian Era
  2. Silent Convo
 Read AMSCO Ch. 9
 Nov 7th
  1.  Jackson DBQ
  2. Peer Revising
  Read AMSCO pp. 207-217 and Prep Speed Dating
 Nov 
9th
  1.  Reformer Dating
  2. Reformer Overview
  3. Sectionalism
 Antebellum Reformer Follow-up & Study for Exam/Complete Key Concepts
 Nov 13th
  1. Period 4 Exam
  Read Zinn Ch. 9 & BATAs
 Nov 15th
  1.  Test Corrections
  2. Oregon Trail
Read Zinn Ch. 9 & Questions
 
Nov 26th
  1. Slave Society
 Read Brinkley pp. 346-352 & AMSCO Ch. 12


 Nov 28th
  1.  Manifest Destiny
  2. Mexican-American War Tea Party
 Read Brinkley pp. 358-361 & AMSCO Ch. 13
 Nov 30th
  1.  Road to CW
  2. 6 degrees
 Read Brinkley pp. 365-373; 376-380
 Dec 4th
  1.  Sectionalism
  2. Secession Jigsaw
 Read and annotate document set 
 Dec 6th
  1.  Documents discussion
  2. Road to CW LEQ
 Read Brinkely pp. 381-397
 Dec 10th
  1.  Civil War
 Read AMSCO pp. 291-303 and Brinkley pp. 417-425
 Dec 12th
  1.  Reconstruction
 Work on Project & Key Concepts
 Dec 14th
  1.  DBQ
 Finish Project
 Dec 18th
  1.  Project Due
  2. Reconstruction
 Prepare for Period 5 Exam & Complete Period 5 Key Concepts
 Finals Week  Period 5 Exam
  1. Prepare for Mid-Term on Period 1-5
  2. Next 3 Film Review due January 11th
  Jan 9th  Mystery Docs Review Game  
  1. Prepare for Mid-Term on Period 1-5
  2. Next 3 Film Review due January 11th
 
Jan 11th
 Midterm Exam
  1.  Read AMSCO Ch. 17
 Jan 15th   American West & Native Wars  Read "Entrepreneurs & Bankers" & AMSCO pp. 319-328 
 Jan 17th  Industrialization  Read Zinn Ch. 11 "Robber Barons & Rebels" & AMSCO pp. 329-332 
 Jan 22nd  Industrialization & The Gilded Age  Read "Immigration & Migration," "Urbanization during the Gilded Age & Progressive Era," & AMSCO pp. 360-372 
 Jan 24th  Immigration & Urbanization (Doc analysis/DBQ)  Read AMSCO pp. 380-391 & "Cross of Gold" speech
 Jan 28th  Gilded Age, Populism, & 1890s politics  
  1.  Read AMSCO pp. 431-447 
  2. Recruitment Fair Prep
 Jan 30th   Progressive Era
  1. Recruitment Fair Prep
 Feb 1st Progressive Recruitment Fair
  1.  Period 6 Key Concepts
  2. Recruitment Fair Response
  3. Study for Period 6 Exam
 Feb 5th  Period 6 Exam  Read AMSCO pp. 409-423 
 Feb 7
  1.  American Imperialism
  2. Spanish-American War
 Read Brinkley pp. 585-596 & AMSCO pp. 454-463
 Feb 11
  1.  Early 1900s Foreign Policy
  2. Causes of WWI
 Read Brinkley pp. 596-611 & AMSCO pp. 464-468 
 Feb 13
  1.  WWI
  2. Sedition & Espionage Acts Analysis & Writing
 Read Brinkley pp. 475-488
 Feb 15
  1.  1920s Cultural Change
 Read "American Politics in the 1920s" 
 Feb 20
  1.  1920s Politics & Economics
 Read AMSCO  pp. 496-514
 Feb 22
  1.  Causes of the Great Depression
  2. New Deal Programs
 Read Brinkley pp. 669-684
 Feb 26
  1.  New Deal Cont...
  2. Essay Skill Overview
Prepare for DBQ and Catch-up on Per 7 KCs
 Feb 28
  1.  New Deal DBQ
Read AMSCO pp. 521-531
 March 4
  1.  1930s Foreign Policy
  2. Causes of WWII
 Read AMSCO pp. 531-539
 March 6
  1.  WWII
  2. Japanese Internment
  3. Homefront & Double V Campaign
 Read Brinkley pp. 706-719 & 722-729
 March 8
  1.  WWII Results
  2. Dropping the bomb discussion & analysis
  1.  Complete Per 7 Key Concepts
  2. Prepare for Per 7 Exam

 March 12
Period 7 Exam
 Read AMSCO pp. 557-569
 March 14
  1.  Truman
  2. Who Started the Cold War?
  1.  Read AMSCO pp. 579-587 & Brinkley pp. 774-779
 March 18
  1.  Eisenhower
  2. Early Cold War Policy
  1.  Read AMSCO pp. 569-572 & Brinkley pp. 762-770
 March 20
  1.  McCarthyism
  2. 1950s Culture
  1.  Read AMSCO pp. 600-604, Brinkley pp. 758-762, & Brinkley pp. 792-793
 March 22
  1.  JFK's Presidency
  2. Cuban Missile Crisis
  1.  Read AMSCO pp. 587-590 & pp. 604-612
  2. REMINDER: Final Film Reviews due April 5th
 April 2
  1.  Civil Rights Movement
  1.  Civil Rights Document Packet annotated
 April 4
  1.  Civil Rights
  2. LBJ Domestic Policy
  1. Work on Key Concepts
  2. Study for Practice Exam
  3. Final Film Reviews due April 5th
 April 8
  1. Social Movement Posters & Gallery Walk
 Read AMSCO pp. 612-617 & 625-627
 April 9 Practice Exam
12:30 to 4 in Small Gym

 

 April 12  
  1.  LBJ Foreign Policy
  2. Vietnam
 
  1.   Vietnam Reading & Questions
 April 16
  1.  Vietnam DBQ
  1.  Read AMSCO pp. 628-640 
  2. Period 8 Key Concepts due next class
 April 18
  1.  Nixon & Watergate
  2. 1970s Politics
 Read AMSCO pp. 654-662
 April 22
  1.  Conservative Ascendancy
  2. Reagan
  1.  Unit Review Skills Packet
  2. Study for Exam - Period 8 & Reagan
 April 24  Period 8 Exam
  1.  Read Ch. 30 & 31 of AMSCO
  2. Period 9 KCs
 April 26  Period 9 notes & analysis  Period 9 KCs due next class
 April 30  Review Review
 May 2  Review Review
 May 6  Review Review
 May 8  Review  Review & Rest!
 May 10  APUSH EXAM DAY!  
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