AP US History

Into a New World-- APB

Essay- The Americas to 1620 (GLI)

The Native Americans-- UHDH

The Myths Which Hide the Native American- HU

Presentation-- The Myths of the Native Americans 

Presentation-- Contextualization (1491)

The Era of Exploration and Discovery-- UHDH

Presentation-- The Spanish Explorers

Columbus-- The First Letter

Sample Reading Exercise-- Hernando Cortes- The Conquistador

Document Analysis Set-- Soapstone Readings-- The Spanish Explorers

The Reformation-- Reading Set Link

The Age of Religious Wars in Europe-- Reading Set Link 

Essay-- The Columbian Exchange

Essay-- Indian Slavery in the Americas

Essay-- How Cruel were the Spaniards? 

Primary Source Readings-- The Debate at Vallodolid (1551)

The Caste System of the Spanish Empire-- Part I

The Caste System of the Spanish Empire-- Part II

Essay-- Imperial Rivalries

Three Worlds, Three Views-- Culture and Environmental Change in the Colonial South

Colonization and Conflict-- Part 1 of 4

Presentation-- The Rise and Decline of the Spanish Empire

Presentation-- Colonization and Conflict- 1607-1754

Essay-- Jamestown and the Founding of English America

Essay-- Conflict and Commerce: The Rise and Fall of New Netherland

Essay-- The Puritans and Dissent- The Cases of Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson

Essay-- The Great Pueblo Revolt of 1680

The Pueblo Revolt of 1680

Lecture-- Reading: New France and New Spain

Reading-- From These Beginnings- Article

Essay-- The Slave Trade

The Significance of the Spanish Mission System-- NPS

Colonization and Conflict-- Part 2 of 4

Essay-- The Origins of Slavery

Europeans and Native Americans View One Another-- 18th Century

Essay-- Inventing Black and White

Colonization and Conflict-- Part 3 of 4

Documents-- The Development of Colonial Culture

The Salem Witchcraft Trials

Colonization and Conflict-- Part 4 of 4

Immigration- The Issue of Diversity in Colonial America

Immigration into Colonial America-- The Germans

Immigration into Colonial America-- The Scots-Irish

Essay-- The European Transformation of America

The Birth of the Republic-- Part 1 of 5

Article-- When Young George Washington Started a War- The French and Indian War (Smithsonian Magazine)

The Birth of the Republic-- Part 2 of 5

Article-- Pontiac's War (American Heritage Magazine)

The Birth of the Republic-- Part 3 of 5

The Declaration of Independence-- NARA

The Birth of the Republic-- Part 4 of 5

The Constitution-- NARA

The Anti-federalist Objections to the Constitution Refuted-- The Federalists of New York

The Constitution and the Virginia Ratification Convention-- 1788 ( Patrick Henry vs. James Madison)

The Bill of Rights-- NARA

The Birth of the Republic-- Part 5 of 5

The Early Republic-- Part 1 of 6

The Early Republic-- Part 2 of 6

Document Set-- The Era of Good Feelings

The Early Republic-- Part 3 of 6

John Marshall and Thomas Jefferson- A Comparative Paper

Andrew Jackson- The Power of the Presidency

Andrew Jackson- In His Own Words

Andrew Jackson- Voices in Opposition

The Early Republic-- Part 4 of 6

Article-- The World of Antebellum American Slavery

The Early Republic-- Part 5 of 6

The Early Republic-- Part 6 of 6

The Civil War and Reconstruction-- Part 1 of 3

The Civil War and Reconstruction-- Part 2 of 3

A House Divided and the Coming of the Civil War

The Emancipation Proclamation-- Transcript (NARA)

Map-- The Civil War- Phase One

Map-- The Civil War- Phase Two

A Fight to the Finish-- Documents of the Civil War Experience

Print-- The Death of Lincoln- LOC

The Civil War and Reconstruction-- Part 3 of 3

The New South and the Rise of Jim Crow-- Article

The New South and the Issue of Race-- Class Reading

The West and the Gilded Age-- Part 1 of 4

APUSH-- Maps of the West-- The Native Americans

APUSH-- Maps of the West-- The Bonanza West- Part I

APUSH-- Maps of the West-- The Bonanza West- Part II

The West and the Gilded Age-- Part 2 of 4

Immigration and Migration-- Web Article

The West and the Gilded Age-- Part 3 of 4

The Populist Party Platform of 1892

William Jennings Bryan- The Cross of Gold Speech

The West and the Gilded Age-- Part 4 of 4

A Colossus Emerges-- Part 1 of 7

A Colossus Emerges-- Part 2 of 7

A Colossus Emerges-- Part 3 of 7

A Colossus Emerges-- Part 4 of 7

APUSH-- The Student Questionnaire Form-- Due 8/26/19

APUSH-- Contextualization Assignment

Soapstone Analysis Assignment-- The Spanish Explorers

APUSH-- Argumentation Writing Assignment- The Columbian Exchange

APUSH-- Argumentation Exercise-- Sample Response

APUSH-- Argumentation Exercise- How Cruel Were the Spaniards- by Dr. Iris Engstrand

APUSH-- A Spanish Colonial Empire Develops

APUSH-- Early Visual Representations of European and Native American Encounters-- Due 9/9/19

APUSH-- Visualizing the New World

APUSH-- European Colonization and Settlement

APUSH-- The Regions of British Colonial America- The Planting of English America- Part 1 of 2

APUSH-- The Regions of British Colonial America- Graphic Organizer- Topic: The South

APUSH-- The Regions of British Colonial America- The Settling of the Northern Colonies- Part 2 of 2

APUSH-- The Regions of British Colonial America- Graphic Organizer- Topic: The North

APUSH-- Exercise- The Settlement of North America (Causation)

APUSH-- Europeans and Native Americans View One Another-- (APPARTS Exercise)

APUSH-- Exercise- Colonial Europeans and Native Americans (Comparison)

APUSH-- Exercise- Colonial Slavery- (Comparison)

APUSH-- Slavery and Its Beginning

APUSH-- The North Develops

APUSH-- Colonial Slavery- Document Exercise

APUSH-- Colonial Society on the Eve of the American Revolution- Part 1 of 2

APUSH-- Colonial Immigration: The Scots-Irish- SAQ

APUSH-- Colonial Society on the Eve of the American Revolution- Part 2 of 2

APUSH-- The Transformation of European Society- SAQ

APUSH-- Unit 2- LEQ Essay (Skill- Causation)

APUSH-- Unit 2 LEQ Essay (Writing Development Exercise)

APUSH-- The French and Indian War

APUSH-- Benjamin Franklin- Political Cartoon- OPTIC Assignment

APUSH-- The Road to Revolution

APUSH-- LEQ Grade Sheet

APUSH-- LEQ Rubric Sheet

APUSH-- The Document-Based Question (DBQ)- The American Revolution

APUSH-- The DBQ- The American Revolution- HIPP

APUSH-- Presentation- Sample- HIPP

APUSH-- The American Revolution- DBQ- Samples

APUSH-- The DBQ- The American Revolution- Pre-writing Exercise

APUSH-- The Revolutionary War-- CCOT Assignment- GO

APUSH-- The Revolution-- DBQ- Sample Ideas

APUSH-- The Confederation and the Constitution

APUSH-- The Constitution and the Ratification Process

APUSH-- The Virginia Constitutional Convention Debate-- DBQ Exercise

APUSH-- The Debate- Hamilton vs. Jefferson (The National Bank)

APUSH-- The Debate-- The National Bank- (DBQ Exercise)

APUSH-- The Federalists

APUSH-- The Politics of Dissent- The Federalists vs. Republicans- DBQ

APUSH-- Jeffersonian America- DQS

APUSH-- Argumentation Exercise- Jefferson as President

APUSH-- The War of 1812

APUSH-- The War of 1812- OPTIC Assignment

APUSH-- Expansion and Migration

Homework Assignment- APUSH- The Emergence of a National Market Economy-- 1815-1850

APUSH-- Nation Building and Politics After the War of 1812

APUSH-- The Era of Good Feelings- Document Assignment- Directions

APUSH-- Democracy in Practice- OPTIC Assignment

APUSH-- Democracy in Practice- OPTIC Assignment- Images

APUSH-- The Age of Jackson- HIPP Analysis and Thesis Assignment

APUSH-- The Second Two-Party System

APUSH-- OPTIC-- The Second Two-Party System

APUSH-- Unit IV- LEQ Essay (1800-1848)

APUSH-- The Two-Party System- Platform Analysis

APUSH-- Slavery- Maps, Graphs and Charts Analysis Sets- 1800-1860

APUSH-- Slavery- Political Cartoon- I

(Analysis Link)

APUSH-- The Experience of Slavery-- DAS

APUSH-- The Alternative View of the Institution of Slavery

APUSH-- LEQ Essay (The Two-Party System and the Regional Politics)- GO

APUSH-- The Antebellum Reform Movements- GO

APUSH-- The Antebellum Reform Movements- GO (Assignment Answer Key)

APUSH-- Manifest Destiny and the War with Mexico

APUSH-- Internal Expansionism- 3/2/1 Assignment

APUSH-- The Sectional Crisis

APUSH-- The House Divided

APUSH-- Adjusting to Total War

APUSH-- A Fight to the Finish

APUSH-- The Process of Reconstruction (The President v. Congress)

APUSH-- The Images of Reconstruction

APUSH-- The Voices of Reconstruction

APUSH-- Reconstructing Southern Society and the Conclusion of Reconstruction

APUSH-- The Political Cartoons of Reconstruction

APUSH-- The Documents of the Jim Crow South

APUSH-- The First Lynching

APUSH-- Crushing the Native Americans

APUSH-- The Settlement of the New West

APUSH-- OPTIC Image-- Farmers on the Western Plains

APUSH-- OPTIC Image-- Ranchers on the High Plains

APUSH-- OPTIC-- Deadwood: A Mining Boomtown

APUSH-- An Empire on Rails and Industrialization

APUSH-- The Labor Movement

Unit 6-- DBQ- The Gilded Age

OPTIC-- The Immigrant

APUSH-- The Lure of the City- Assignment Sheet

APUSH-- The Lure of the City- Image Collection

APUSH-- Life in the Gilded Age

APUSH-- The Stirrings of Reform- Presentation

APUSH-- The Politics of Stalemate

APUSH-- The Electoral Maps of the Gilded Age

APUSH-- The Populists- Political Cartoons

APUSH-- The Elections of 1896 and 1900- Political Cartoons

APUSH-- America Looks Outward

APUSH-- War with Spain

APUSH-- Acquisition of Empire

APUSH-- School Begins!-- 1899

APUSH-- Sample- DBQ Paragraph

APUSH-- Life in the Progressive Era

APUSH-- The Spirit of Progressive Reform

APUSH-- The Progressive Presidents

Unit I-- Exploration and Discovery

 

* Columbus

* Slavery in the Beginning

Unit II-- Colonization and Settlement

* The Native American Resistance

* Benjamin Franklin

Unit III-- The Birth of the Republic

* Samuel Adams

* The Constitution

Unit IV-- The Early Republic

* Chief Justice John Marshall

* Andrew Jackson

Unit V-- The Civil War and Reconstruction

* Lincoln's Evolution on Slavery

* Reconstruction

Unit VI-- The Gilded Age

* Life on the Plains

* Andrew Carnegie

Unit VII-- A Colossus Emerges

* Theodore Roosevelt

* The FDR White House