I'm offering something new this year
regarding review for the big exam. These are called memory palaces
-- they are used by med students, so why not APUSH? I'll be getting
a free login for this site for my students ...
Here's a New Deal one
that you can check out.
For the next test ... Compare and Contrast Essays:
1. How did imperialism c1900 conflict with
the Enlightenment ideas the US was founded on?
2. How did foreign policy from 1898-1919
conflict with Washington’s Farewell Address?
3. Why were the Roaring 20s the epitome of
"Boom and Bust"?
Paper Topic: Compare and contrast changes in morality during the
1920s, versus those of the last few decades. Consider similarities
and differences for these time periods. 3 pages.
Immigration Paper is
4pgs, but you can go up to 6 if you have extensive family history
you want to share. The first 2.5 pages should answer the following
question using all three parts of the packet:
Evaluate why immigrants were either
uprooted or transplanted. The other 1.5 pages should be your family
history, and whether you believe your relatives were uprooted or
transplanted. NOTE: You might argue uprooted on one part of the
paper, and transplanted on the other part.
- The economic implications of slavery, as opposed to the
political and social ones, were the most important contributors to
sectional conflict in the antebellum period. Support, modify, or
refute this statement. 4 pgs.
Test Essays: eFlash
cards and video reviews can be found on the navbar to the right.
1. Explain how the
Constitution reflected continuity and change when considering the Articles of Confederation. 2. Explain short-term and long-term
causes of the American Revolution, as well as the short-term and
long-term effects. 3. Compare and contrast similarities and
differences regarding the colonial period to that of the new United
You found the web page! Below is the syllabus for the next few weeks. This page
gets updated frequently, and will give you a syllabus, some links,
my thoughts, advice, pictures, and occasional review material.
You can check out flashcards and youtube videos to help you review:
George Washington ... 3 pages (all papers this year should be double
spaced and 12 pt Times New Roman). The packet contains both the
story of Washington at the French and Indian War, and his later
Revolutionary War endeavors. Feel free to draw upon other
information from the texbook, but MOST of your argument should
reflect the packet.
Question: Evaluate continuity and
change regarding the character of George Washington from 1754-1799.
Paper 2:4 pages. Use two packets (Ben
Franklin and the Documents on Federalist/Anti-Federalists)
Question: Evaluate similarities and
differences concerning the arguments and beliefs of Federalists and
Anti-Federalists leading up to ratification of the Constitution.
January 29 -
January 30/31 -
WWI and Schenck case; 667-688
February 1 -
Roaring 20s; 696-710
February 2/5 -
Roaring 20s II and Term Paper
February 6 -
Great Depression; 724-727, 732-739
February 7/8 -
Movie – Life in the 20s
February 9 - Test
February 12/13 - Discussion of
Reading. Papers are Due!