Archive for December, 2014

Twitter Project Civil War Example

Posted in Uncategorized on December 29, 2014 by mrkufs

Mallory Tribble , Alex Harris, Jeff Murray,  Kristen Hillard

Mr. Kufs mod 2

Apush Civil War “Mini-Project”

Group 3: Slavery pages 272-274

  • Explain the South’s hopes with foreign affairs.

South: @KingBrit #SOS need help, Yankees are craycray

2) Detail the Trent Affair and the Confederate Raiders

North: @KingBrit don’t sell those ships to the southerners #northrules

Britian: @HonestAbe Can’t believe you arrested the diplomats, guess it was a #yolo  moment

  • What was the “Failure of Cotton Diplomacy”?

Britian: @South no one cares, you are on your own

4) How did Lincoln deal with the Slavery issue?

North (@HonestAbe): @usaofawesome writing the Proclamation, no *!#%$ given. Sorry #congress

  • Detail the Confiscation Acts, the Emancipation Proclamation and its consequences, and the 13th amendment

North: @South we’re keeping your @cottonpickers as “contraband of war”. If you don’t know what it means, look it up!

North: @South might as well give up now, as Commander and Chief I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves then, thenceforward, and forever be free.

North: @South 13 amendment passed, slavery is gone #madbro?


***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


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

Mexican War in 3 Minutes

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

“Story of Us” Westward Expansion

Posted in Uncategorized on December 5, 2014 by mrkufs

This is a documentary about settling the West.