This is a tentative schedule of the 25 Classes Before Christmas Schedule for APUSH:
- Nov 17 Start Jackson
- 18 Jacksonian Democracy
- 19 Jacksonian Democracy/Jackson Issues/Song
- 20 Jackson issues-Chapter 10 concluded
- 23 Reform period Boxes
- 24 Reform era Continued
- 30 Finish/Recap Reform Chapter 11
- Dec 1 Quiz on Reformers/Map Colored/Texas Talk
- 2 Texas/Oregon/Mexico and Documentaries
- 3 Finish Mexican War/Chapter 12
- 4 Catch up day/transition day or timed writing assignment
- 7 Chapter 13 Maps/1850’s notes
- 8 1850’s Notes/Assign Projects
- 9 1850’s Notes/Work on Projects
- 10 Work on Projects
- 11 Seward House Day!
- 14 Projects due-Speeches given/Eagle Mod Video
- 15 Journals collected/finish speeches/Eagle Mod Video
- 16 Civil War Notes
- 17 Chapter 14 Civil War notes
- 18 Civil War Twitter Project
- 21 Share tweets
- 22 Civil War finished
- 23 TBA
Well done amateur documentary of the Trail of Tears and Cherokee Removal.
This ten minute video looks at Jackson in more depth and is a critical portrayal.
This article discusses if Andrew Jackson was in fact the first “modern” President.
This was a depiction of President Jackson used by political opponents who felt he went too far in his power.
Watch from :30 to 5:00 for a summary of the Nationalism/Economic Growth Era of 1816-1848 in America.
Multiple Choice Corrections
APUSH/SUNY 105-106 students have the opportunity to earn an FIVE POINTS for multiple choice corrections that they get wrong on a test. In order to gain credit the following steps MUST be met:
- Turn in corrections with the original sheet
- Missed questions must have the correct answer.
- Explain WHY you put the answer that you did and why you know that the new answer is correct. These explanations are meant to be prose, not poetry. The explanation is meant to make you reflect on your thought process.
- Where you specifically found the correct answer.
- Turn in the corrections by the deadline set by Mr. Kufs
#6. D I guessed wrong. I found the answer in my book.
#6. New Answer: D- I got #6 wrong because I thought that the Puritans came to the New World to get rich. In reality, they came for religious freedom. The answer was found on page 25 of Amsco. (or from the website link or whatever)
A VERY brief explanation of 5th President James Monroe’s most important accomplishment-a statement that Europe was not to meddle with land in the Western Hemisphere.
Excellent 7 minute explanation of the Missouri Compromise and past DBQ essays and Free Response Essay questions from APUSH exams about the topic.
Remember, Henry Clay works the Compromise and Maine is admitted as a free state and Missouri as a slave state. All future territory in the west above the 36 30″ line of latitude will be free. It lasts 34 years but DOES NOT solve the problem for good.
Jefferson’s Embargo Act of 1807 cut off trade with England and France. It ended up costing America far more than it did the two European powers. This political cartoon shows the snapping turtle as the Embargo Act nicking American Merchants.
Hamilton and Burr’s famous duel explained in a minute or so.
The Election of 1800 explained.