“A House Divided”

Posted in Civil War on December 19, 2014 by mrkufs

NOTE: I enjoyed this when I was in high school! And it was OLD then :) It is now over 50 years old but still good.

One of the greatest informative documentaries summarizes the Civil War. WARNING-Black and White.

***Change on Dates- About Pre-Civil War Project

Posted in Civil War on December 15, 2014 by mrkufs

Speeches are due on THURSDAY, December 18th

***All costumes are to be worn on this day

Journals are due on FRIDAY, December 19th

HOMEWORK FOR OVER WINTER BREAK

Posted in Civil War on December 15, 2014 by mrkufs

This is to be completed during break for ALL AP/SUNY US History students.

APUSH/SUNY Work Over Winter Break:

  1. Page 265 to 267 include 4 short answer questions with various parts.  Select any 2 of these short-answer questions and complete them.
  2. Read and annotate Chapter 14. Then create an outline that will serve as useful for a brief group project and a quiz in the days that we return.
  3. EXTRA CREDIT:  Watch the movie “Lincoln” and write a critical analysis.  I will then orally quiz you on the movie.

Steps to Civil War Notes

Posted in Uncategorized on December 12, 2014 by mrkufs

http://users.humboldt.edu/ogayle/hist110/unit4/SectionalIssues.html

Population Density Map 1860

Posted in Uncategorized on December 11, 2014 by mrkufs

Railroads by 1860

Posted in Uncategorized on December 11, 2014 by mrkufs

Mexican War in 3 Minutes

Posted in 1850's on December 10, 2014 by mrkufs

Why Should You Remember the Alamo

Posted in Manifest Destiny on December 9, 2014 by mrkufs

America, the Story of Us on the Alamo

Posted in Manifest Destiny on December 9, 2014 by mrkufs

Westward Expansion Map

Posted in Last West on December 5, 2014 by mrkufs

Westward Expansion Map

This map shows the growth of the United States

“Story of Us” Westward Expansion

Posted in Uncategorized on December 5, 2014 by mrkufs

This is a documentary about settling the West.

2 Minute History Review on EVERYTHING

Posted in APUSH Review on November 28, 2014 by mrkufs

This has 2 minute videos on EVERY possible topic in American (and World although for this class we do not need to know that stuff) history!

Reform of 1830-1860 Part II

Posted in Uncategorized on November 28, 2014 by mrkufs

The Reform Tradition of 1830’s-60’s-Part 1

Posted in Uncategorized on November 28, 2014 by mrkufs

15 Days Left Before Christmas for APUSH

Posted in APUSH Review on November 25, 2014 by mrkufs

This is a tentative schedule of the 15 Days Before Christmas Schedule for APUSH:

  • Dec. 1  Jacksonian Democracy/Jackson Issues
  • Dec 2  Jackson issues-Chapter 10 concluded
  • Dec 3  Reform period Boxes
  • Dec 4  Reform Continued
  • Dec. 5 Finish Reform Unit
  • Dec 8  Map Colored/Texas Talk
  • Dec. 9 Texas/Oregon/Mexico and Documentaries
  • Dec. 10 Finish Mexican War/Chapter 12
  • Dec. 11 Chapter 13 Maps/1850’s notes
  • Dec. 12 1850’s Notes/Assign Projects
  • Dec. 15 1850’s Notes/Work on Projects
  • Dec. 16 Work on Projects
  • Dec. 17 Projects due-Speeches given
  • Dec. 18 Journals collected/finish speeches

Merry Christmas!

Jackson Reinvents the Presidency

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 24, 2014 by mrkufs

This article discusses if Andrew Jackson was in fact the first “modern” President.

King Andrew Jackson

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 21, 2014 by mrkufs

King Andrew Jackson

This was a depiction of President Jackson used by political opponents who felt he went too far in his power.

Trail of Tears

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 21, 2014 by mrkufs

Well done amateur documentary of the Trail of Tears and Cherokee Removal.

Andrew Jackson the Imperial President

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 21, 2014 by mrkufs

This ten minute video looks at Jackson in more depth and is a critical portrayal.

Market Revolution Era With John Green

Posted in Early National Years on November 17, 2014 by mrkufs

Watch from :30 to 5:00 for a summary of the Nationalism/Economic Growth Era of 1816-1848 in America.

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