Archive for November, 2014

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!

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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!

Story of the Star Spangled Banner

Posted in Early National Years on November 11, 2014 by mrkufs

The real story behind our National Anthem.

APUSH 1812 Free Response Essay

Posted in Early National Years on November 10, 2014 by mrkufs

APUSH LONG ESSAY: Wednesday, November 19th…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.