DBQ essay DUE on January 2nd, Wednesday

Posted in Civil War, DBQ, Uncategorized on December 16, 2018 by mrkufs

Look on PAGE 315 of your AMSCO book.  There will you find a DBQ on the steps to the Civil War.  There are 7 documents and you are expected to use and label each of them in their usage like (Doc 1) this.  The essay should have a clear thesis statement in the introduction paragraph and should read like this:

“The Civil War was not inevitable; it was a result of extremism and failures of leadership on both sides IS a valid statement in regards to _________, _________, and _________.”

or

“The Civil War was not inevitable; it was a result of extremism and failures of leadership on both sides IS a valid statement in regards to _________, _________, although it was inevitable because of ________.”

or

“The Civil War was not inevitable; it was a result of extremism and failures of leadership on both sides IS NOT a valid statement in regards to __________, __________, and _________.”

REMEMBER- YOU MUST HAVE OUTSIDE INFORMATION!!! USE THE INFORMATION YOU LEARNED FROM YOUR JOURNAL ENTRIES!!!

I will be available to help with this Eagle Mod December 17th and 18th!

 

 

 

 

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APUSH Homework over Christmas Break:

Posted in Civil War, Reconstruction on December 13, 2018 by mrkufs
  1. Answer multiple choice on Page 285-287 1-8 WITH a ONE sentence explanation of why you picked it—to be collected.
  2. The DBQ- Due January 2nd
  3. READ and ANNOTATE ALL of Chapter 15.  Expect a QUIZ on Wednesday, January 2nd when we return.

1860 ELECTORAL MAP-Lincoln Wins!

Posted in 1850's on December 6, 2018 by mrkufs

1860_Electoral_Map

Two Minute Dred Scott Video

Posted in 1850's, Civil War on December 5, 2018 by mrkufs

Video on Compromise of 1850 to the tune of “Shake It Off”

Posted in 1850's, Uncategorized on December 5, 2018 by mrkufs

Compromise of 1850

Posted in 1850's on December 5, 2018 by mrkufs

compromise-of-1850

Population Density Map 1860

Posted in 1850's, Uncategorized on December 5, 2018 by mrkufs

Railroads by 1860

Posted in 1850's, Uncategorized on December 5, 2018 by mrkufs

Causes of Civil War

Posted in 1850's, Uncategorized on December 5, 2018 by mrkufs

Mexican War in 3 Minutes

Posted in Manifest Destiny, Uncategorized on November 29, 2018 by mrkufs

http://americanhistory.about.com/od/warsanddiplomacy/a/The-Mexican-War-And-Manifest-Destiny.htm

Westward Expansion Map

Posted in Last West on November 29, 2018 by mrkufs

Westward Expansion Map

This map shows the growth of the United States

Why Should You Remember the Alamo

Posted in Manifest Destiny on November 29, 2018 by mrkufs

America, the Story of Us on the Alamo

Posted in Manifest Destiny on November 29, 2018 by mrkufs

Reform of 1830-1860 Part II

Posted in Reform on November 15, 2018 by mrkufs

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

Posted in Reform, Uncategorized on November 15, 2018 by mrkufs

Jackson Reinvents the Presidency

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 14, 2018 by mrkufs

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

King Andrew Jackson

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 14, 2018 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.

APUSH 1812 Free Response Essay

Posted in Early National Years on November 14, 2018 by mrkufs

APUSH LONG ESSAY: , November …timed for 35 minutes/no notes; in class.

Choose one of the following and write an essay including the following:

-intro paragraph w/ a thesis statement (5-8 sentences and the thesis underlined)

-body paragraphs reflecting the thesis (COULD BE TWO or THREE 5-8 sentences each)

-a brief conclusion (2-4 sentences)

REMEMBER TO STRESS THE WHY!

1. Explain the influence of each of the following on the U.S. decision to go to war in 1812: 

EMBARGO POLICIES OF JEFFERSON AND MADISON and the BRITISH IMPRESSMENT OF AMERICAN SEAMEN

SETTLERS CONFLICTS WITH AMERICAN INDIANS

EXPANSIONISTS GOALS OF THE WARHAWKS

 2. Explain the significance of the Louisiana Purchase in American History.  Be sure to include:

our initial motivation; Napoleon’s reason to sell; to what extent did Jefferson violate his avowed Constitutional principles when he accepted the Louisiana Purchase; and the consequences and effects of buying it.

Election of 1824 and 1828

Posted in Andrew Jackson, Uncategorized on November 14, 2018 by mrkufs

1824.jpg1828.jpg

Trail of Tears

Posted in Andrew Jackson on November 14, 2018 by mrkufs

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