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Saratoga/Valley Forge/Yorktown

Posted in American Revolution, Uncategorized on October 2, 2017 by mrkufs


Liberty Kids- Second Continental Congress

Posted in Uncategorized on September 28, 2017 by mrkufs

Farmer Refuted and You’ll Be Back

Posted in American Revolution, Hamilton the Musical, Uncategorized on September 26, 2017 by mrkufs

Listen to these two Hamilton songs and answer the following questions:

Farmer Refuted

• What does each character want? How do you know?
• What does Hamilton think of Samuel Seabury?
• How does this song connect to what you already know about loyalists and revolutionaries?

You’ll Be Back

• Who is King George singing to?
• What is he singing about?

John Green on Colonies

Posted in Uncategorized on September 14, 2017 by mrkufs

Triangular Trade

Posted in Colonial, Uncategorized on September 13, 2017 by mrkufs


Gilder Lehrman Study Guide Videos

Posted in Uncategorized on August 31, 2017 by mrkufs

Mr. Kufs' AP US History/SUNY Page

Period Materials

Each Period (1-9) has a very concise lecture about the important themes and terms.  You will periodically be assigned to watch these for homework, and then come to class prepared to discuss them.

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Key Concept Period 1.1

Posted in Uncategorized on August 29, 2017 by mrkufs

APUSH Period 1 Notes

Posted in Uncategorized on August 29, 2017 by mrkufs

Freestyle Rap Project Beat

Posted in Uncategorized on June 5, 2017 by mrkufs

Best 1970’s Music

Posted in Music, Uncategorized on April 24, 2017 by mrkufs

Gilder Lehrman Review Videos for All 9 Periods

Posted in Test Things, Uncategorized on April 24, 2017 by mrkufs

Opening Credits from the Movie “Miracle”

Posted in 1970's, Uncategorized on April 24, 2017 by mrkufs

A look through images of the years of malaise preceding 1980 when the country was feeling poorly about itself.

1965-1970 Documentary

Posted in 1960's, Uncategorized on April 12, 2017 by mrkufs

Post WWII Video

Posted in Cold War, Uncategorized on March 27, 2017 by mrkufs

6 Minute video of post-1945 America

Essay Due Monday, March 27

Posted in Great Depression, Uncategorized on March 23, 2017 by mrkufs

How “revolutionary” was the New Deal? Evaluate the significant changes that it brought and determine how different the nation became because of it.

Make sure to have a 4-8 sentence introduction paragraph AND a clear thesis statement.  Also supporting body paragraphs and a brief conclusion.


Facebook Live for Students Who Missed It.

Posted in Uncategorized on March 14, 2017 by mrkufs

Review of the 1920’s and beginning of the 1930’s and chapter 24. Read up to 507.

Wilson’s 14 Points

Posted in Uncategorized on March 2, 2017 by mrkufs

Progressive Video

Posted in Progressive Era, Uncategorized on February 12, 2017 by mrkufs

Take notes on the following categories while watching this video:

“The Unfinished Nation” The Progressive Era


Place a few notes from the documentary about each of these areas:


Documents the progressive era, a period of major reform efforts reacting to the changes brought on by industrialization and urbanization of the Industrial Revolution.


women’s suffrage-



labor reform –






monopoly reform-



African Americans-






women’s social status-

Homework for the Week Feb. 6-10

Posted in Homework, Uncategorized on February 8, 2017 by mrkufs

In light of so MANY absent this week here is what you need to do:

Read, annotate, and take notes up to Amsco 417 (up to Teddy Roosevelt) for THURSDAY.

Thursday, during class, work as far as we can get on the notes about Teddy Roosevelt.  For FRIDAY, read, annotate, and take notes up to page 422.

We will go over the entire chapter on Friday into Monday.

Part of William Jennings Bryan “Cross of Gold” Speech in 1896

Posted in Gilded Age, Uncategorized on February 1, 2017 by mrkufs