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CHS Archive 2018-19

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Class #130

6/14/2019

The Historic election of Barack Obama

Class #129

6/12/2019

The Perfect Tie: Battle to Decide the 2000 ElectionDays of Fire: The Presidency of George W Bush 

HW: Online Review Quiz Due 6/17 at 11:59

Class #128

6/11/2019

The Clinton ImpeachmentRegents Govt Review 

 

Class #127

6/10/2019

The Election of 1992 The Comeback Kid: William Jefferson Clinton  

Class #126

6/6/2019

The Crusade: Operation Desert Storm 1990-1991

Class #125

6/5/2019

Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George H.W. Bush 

Class #124

6/4/2019 

Ronald Reagan’s War against the Evil Empire   Winds of Change The Final Chapter of the Cold War

Class #123 

5/31/2019

Election of 1984 Reagan’s Proxy War in Central America;   The Great Communicator 

Class #122 

5/29/2019

A Conservative in the White House 

 

Class #121

5/28/2019

TEST: Module 8BC (1960-1980); The Sixties to The Carter Presidency; Ronald Reagan and Rise of the Conservative Movement

HW: Grand Expectations projects due tonight at 11:59

Module 9A
1980 to 2008
The Reagan Revolution to The Election of Barack Obama

Class #120

5/24/2019

The 1980 Olympic Hockey Team: USA vs USSR

Class #119

5/23/2019

Seeds of the Iranian RevolutionTransition into the Age of Reagan  

HW:  Time Period #8 Module BC Quiz (25 online questions); closes at 5/27 at 11:59)

Class #118

5/22/2019

Lab: Grand Expectations ProjectUS Timeline 1945 to 1990
HW:  Time Period #8 Module BC Quiz (25 online questions); closes at 5/27 at 11:59)

Class #117

5/20/2019

Environmental Hall of Shame: From Love Canal to the Gulf of Mexico

Class #116

5/17/2019

Focused Inquiry: The Seventies

Class #115

5/16/2019

The Ford Presidency [1974-1976]Goodnight Saigon: American Defeat VietnamEnvironmental History

Class #114

5/15/2019

Watergate: The Scandal That Brought Down Richard Nixon

Class #113

5/13/2019

Nixon 1972: The Calm before the Storm 

Class #112

5/10/2019

Peace with Honor - Richard Nixon and Vietnamization [1969-1973] 

 

Module 8C
1968 to 1980
Vietnamization to the Presidency of Gerald Ford

Class #111

5/8/2019

The Escalation of the Vietnam War  - Tonkin, Tet and a T.V. Set; 1968 The Year in Review
HW: Review Notes on pages 17-18; Time Period #8 Module AB Quiz (Online 40 questions); closes at 5/12/19 at 11:59

Class #110

5/7/2019

The Election of 1964 Bridge to the Ballot

Class #109

5/6/2019

At Canaan's Edge  A Nation to Confronts Sanctioned Segregation (1960-1963); The Redemptive March 

Class #108

5/3/2019

SAQ 1950'sJFK and The New Frontier; 

 

Module 8B
1960 to 1968
JFK, The Civil Rights Movement and the Election of 1968

Class #107

5/1/2019
The Cold War Heats Up - Eisenhower and the Global Cold War
HW: Review Notes pages #6-12

Class #106

4/30/2019

Crabgrass Frontier (Surburbanization); Far From HeavenThe Road to Little Rock 

HW:  Review Notes pages #6-12 

Class #105

4/29/2019 

The Hunting for Subversives Cold  War Comes Home ;  Consensus, Conformity and Contradiction in the decade of Prosperity

HW: An Emotional Journey Down 'Revolutionary Road' [Optional]

Module 8A 
1945 to 1969
Cold War Origins through the Election of 1960

Class #104

4/17/2019

TEST: Module 7d (1930-1945)Origins of the Cold War 1945 to 1952 
HW: Complete notes on pages
 #6-8

 

Class #103

 4/16/2019  

Captain America: The Quest for Global Peace and Domestic Prosperity
HW: Prepare Module D Test and complete Time Period #7 Module D Quiz (Online 40 questions); closes at 4/17/19 at 11:59

 

Class #102

 4/15/2019 

Endgame 1945: The Final Chapter of World War II

HW: Time Period #7 Module D Quiz (Online 40 questions); closes at 4/17/19 at 11:59

Class #101
4/11/2019 
Homefront Mobilization, 1941-1945; Justice at War: Executive Order #9066;
HW: Prepare for Module D SAQ Monday April 15th 
Class #100
4/10/2019 
Homefront Mobilization, 1941-1945
HW: Reading  "Soldiers without Guns" ; Omit Podcast: Girls of Atomic City [Optional] 
Class #99
4/9/2019
And War Came, Pearl Harbor 1941  
HW: Complete Notes on World War II Homefront 
[page #5] 

Class #98

4/5/2019

American Foreign Policy Between the Wars; 1931 to 1941 

HW: Complete notes on Storm Cellar Neutrality page #4; Categorize events as Isolationists or Interventionists

Module 7D
1939 - 1945
American Foreign Policy 1929 - 1941 to America Mobilization for World War II

Class #97

4/4/2019

Spring Quarterly Exam[DBQ Essay]

Class #96

4/3/2019

Spring Quarterly Exam [50 SBMC and Thematic] 

Class #95

4/2/2019

SAQ The New Deal Programs; Quarterly Review slides

HW: Prepare for Quarterly Exam 

Class #94

3/29/2019

Bold Experimentation – FDR and the First 100 DaysFDR vs The ConstitutionVoices of Protest

HW: 100 Days and Beyond - What did the New Deal Accomplish? Module 7c SAQ Monday 4/1

Class #93

3/28/2019

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl MigrationElecting FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932

HW: Reading: Biography of Franklin Roosevelt

Class #92

3/26/2019

Conservative Presidents and Economic OptimismEconomic Boom and Bust of the 1920s

HW: Reading- The Stock Market Crash of 1929

Class #91

3/25/2019

Summer for the Gods - The Scopes TrialConservative Presidents and Economic Optimism 

HW: Omit Podcast: Remembering the Scopes Monkey Trial (Optional)

Class #90

3/22/2019

 Warmth of Other Suns  and Intolerance and Nativism
HW: Read over notes on pages 8 to 12 Resistance to Change 

Class #89

3/20/2019

Anything Goes: America in the Roaring Twenties 

HW: Time Period #7 Module B Quiz  closes at 3/21/19 at 11:59

Module 7C
1919-1939
The Roaring Twenties through the Great Depression

Class #88

3/19/2019

The Post War Dream and Betrayal of Grand Expectations
HWTime Period #7 Module B Quiz; closes at 3/21/19 at 11:59

Class #87

3/18/2019

The Great War; The Post War Dream
HW: Complete Notes The Post War Dream (pages 10-11) 

Class #86

3/14/2019

A Call to Arms:Mobilizing America for World War IJustice at War Homefront Civil Liberties
HW: Reading: World War I Homefront 
Class #85
3/13/2019

Making the World Safe for Democracy

HW: Complete Notes: A Call to Arms:Mobilizing America for World War I 

Module 7B
 1916-1919 
Causes and Consequences of World War I 

Class #84

3/12/2019

TEST: Module 7a (1890-1914); New Directions in Foreign Policy

HW:  Reading Foreign Intervention in Latin America

Class #83

3/8/2019

Focused Inquiry: The Progressive Movement 
HW: Time Period #7 Module A Quiz; closes Monday 3/11/19 at 11:59

Class #82

3/7/2019

Transformation of American Democracy - Election of 1912President Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921

HWComplete Notes: Blood at the Root on Washington vs. DuBois

Class #81

3/6/2019

The Muckrakers ;Teddy Roosevelt's Square DealPresident William Howard Taft   

HWWho were the Muckrackers?

Class #80

3/4/2019

SAQ: Imperialism Origins of the Progressive Movement  ; Progressives in Government 

HW: Complete Notes on Teddy Roosevelt's Square DealPresident William Howard Taft   

Class #79

3/1/2019

Spanish American War (1898) ;Spanish American War as a Turning Point

HW: Focused Inquiry - American Imperialism; SAQ on American Imperialism Monday 3/4/2019

Class #78

2/28/2019

Spanish American War (1898)  
HW: Reading America's First IraqTime Period #6 Module C Quiz; closes at 3/1/19 at 11:59

Class #77

2/26/2019

An Empire for LibertySpanish American War (1898)
HW: Reading America's First IraqTime Period #6 Module C Quiz; closes at 3/1/19 at 11:59
Module 7A
 1896-1916 
Roots of Imperialism, Progressive Reform and World War I 

Class #76

2/25/2019

Raise Less Corn and More Hell  - The Rise of Populism [1892 to 1900]; The Election of 1896
HW: Reading Biography of William Jennings Bryan

Class #75

2/15/2019

TEST: Modules 6a and 6b; SAQ on Urbanization and Immigration; Politics in the Gilded Age [1876 to 1896]

HW: Complete Notes on Module 6c and posted summary questions. Click Here for Details

Module 6C
 1863-1890 

Gilded Age Politics and the Rise of Populism  

Class #74

2/13/2019

Immigration and Cultural Conflict in Gilded Age America [1870 to 1900]

HW: Time Period #6 Module B Quiz; closes at 2/14/19 at 11:59

Class #73

2/12/2019

Huddled Masses Yearning To Breathe Free [1880 to 1920]
HW: Reading The New Colossus: Emma Lazarus 

Class #72

2/11/2019

Impact of Industry Document ActivityProgress and Poverty in Urban America
HW: Reading The Great Railroad Strike and Homestead Strike 1892

Class #71

2/8/2019

Impact of Industry Document Activity
HW:  Social Thought in the Gilded Age

Class #70

2/6/2019

American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism [1865 to 1900]; The Impact of Industrialization on American Society 

HW: Reading: An Overview of the Industrial Revolution

Class #68

2/5/2019

Ingredients of IndustrializationAmerican Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism [1865 to 1900]
HW: Read Chapter #24 Industry Comes of Age pages 530-543
 

MODULE 6B

1863-1890

Economics of Industrialization, Labor Organization and Labor Conflicts

Class #67

2/4/2019

Bloody Footprints - Migration and Settlement
HW: 
(Reading) Wounded Knee and the Ghost Dance; Module 6a SAQ Tuesday 2/5
 

Class #66 

1/31/2019

The Legacy of Conquest
HW: 
Module 6a Quiz closes 2/1/19 11:59

Class #65 

1/29/2019

The Final Promise and Bloody Footprints - Migration and Settlement
HW: 
Module 6a Quiz closes 2/1/19 11:59

Class #64 

1/28/2019

Rival Rails: The Race to Build the Transcontinental RailroadThe Conquest of  the West  

HW: The Story of the Railroad (Reading and video)  ;Impact of the Transcontinental Railroad (reading)

MODULE 6A

1863-1890 

Election of 1876 to the Battle of Wounded Knee 
 

Class #63

 

1/28/2019 

History 227 Course Evaluations; Introductions and Expectations for History 229
 

Class #62 

 

1/17/2019

Let Us Have Peace - The Grant PresidencyCentennial Crisis: The Disputed Election of 1876
 

Class #61 

 

1/16/2019

Impeached: The Trial Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy
 

Class #60 

 

1/14/2019

On the Ground in 1865 - Realities of ReconstructionCapitol Men: The First Black Congressmen
 

Class #59 

 

1/11/2019

Tailor Made Reconstruction ; Radical Republicans and the Politics of Reconstruction
HW: 
Optional Omit Podcast: Andrew Johnson  - One of the Worst Presidents (30:19)
 

Class #58 

 

1/10/2019

The Shocking Assassination that Changed AmericaWith Malice Toward None?   
MODULE 5C
1863 to 1877
End of the Civil War to the Election of 1876
 

Class #57 

 

1/8/2019

TEST: Module 5b (1860-1864)Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the 1864 Presidency
 

Class #56 

 

1/7/2019

SAQ Module 5bTried by War - Lincoln as Commander in Chief

HW: Module 5b Modular Quiz (25 Points) closes 11:59; Prepare for TEST on Module 5b (20 questions) Class #57

 

Class #55

 

1/4/2019

Lincoln as Commander in Chief ;  The Summer of '63 - Gettysburg and Vicksburg ; Winter of '64 Sherman's March to the Sea
HW: 
 Prepare for Module 5b SAQ Class #56
 

Class #54 

 

1/2/2019

Crossroads of Freedom- Antietam and Emancipation (1862-63)

HW: Read note pages 9 and 10 The Impact of Emancipation 

 

Class #53

 

12/20/2018

This Mighty Scourge - America's Civil War  1861-1862 (Battle of First Bull Run)
 

Class #52 

 

12/18/2018

Abraham Lincoln Ascendant: The Election of 1860And War Came - 1861

HW: Module 5b Source Reader pages #1-6

 

Class #51

 

12/17/2018

TEST: Module 5a (1848-1859)Abraham Lincoln Ascendant: The Election of 1860
HW: Module 5b Source Reader pages #1-6
MODULE 5B
1859-1865
 The Election of 1860 and the American Civil War

Class #50

12/13/2018

A House Divided 1854-1859Patriotic Treason: John Brown and the Soul of America
HW: Module 5a Modular Quiz (25 Points)Prepare for Module 5a TEST (20 multiple choice) 12/18

Class #49

12/13/2018

A House Divided 1854-1859
 HW: Module 5a Source Reader pages #15-#22; Prepare for Module 5a SAQ Monday 12/17/2018

Class #48

12/11/2018

A Hell of a Storm 1848 to 1854A House Divided 1854-1859 

HWModule 5a Source Reader pages #8-#15

Class #47

12/10/2018

The Legacy of 1848 - What did the Mexican War Unleash? ; A Hell of a Storm 1848 to 1854
HW: 
Mexican War as a Turning Point (Prompt)

Class #46

12/7/2018

A Country of Vast Designs - The Presidency of James K. Polk To The Halls of Montezuma

HW: Review notes on Manifest Destiny, Texas and James K Polk

Class #45

12/5/2018

Manifest Destiny - An Expression of Our National SpiritThe Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic

 

MODULE 5A
1848-1859

Manifest Destiny, Section Tensions and the Brink of Civil War  

Class #44

12/4/2018

SAQ on Slavery; Dialectical Journal on the Grimke Sisters; Antebellum Non Conformists
HW: Module 4c Modular Quiz (25 Points) closes 11:59 Thursday

Class #43

12/3/2018

LAB: Mid Term Evaluation ; Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery

HW: Prepare for Module 4c SAQ , Wednesday 12/5

Class #42 

 

11/29/2018

The Second Great Awakening

HW: Prepare for Module 4c SAQ 

Class #41 

 

11/28/2018

The Invisible War;  In Defense of Slavery HW: Review notes on the Defense of Slavery (POV); Module 4b Modular Quiz (30 Points) 

Class #40 

 

11/27/2018

Slavery in Antebellum America: All Night Forever

HW: Module 4b Modular Quiz (30 Points) closes 11:59 Wednesday  11/28

MODULE 4C
1824-1848
Antebellum Reform movements and Utopian Communities 

Class #39

 

11/20/2018

Immigration and Cultural ConflictSouth and the Growth of King Cotton 
 

Class #38

 11/19/2018 
Quarterly Exam - Day #2 (Scaffolding and DBQ Essay) 

Class #37

11/15/2018

Quarterly Exam - Day #1 (50 M/C and Thematic Pre-Write)

Class #36

11/13/2018
The North and the Market Revolution; Immigration and Cultural Conflict
HW: Prepare for Mid-Term Exam , Thursday 11/15

Class #35

11/8/2018

Liberty and Power in the Age of Jackson

HW: Time Period #4a Modular Quiz (30 Points); closes 11:59 Sunday

Class #34

11/8/2018 

John Quincy Adams and the Corrupt Bargain Vindicating Jackson - The Election of 1828

HW: Time Period #4a Modular Quiz (30 Points)

MODULE 4B
1824-1848
The Election of 1824 through the Market Revolution (North, South, West)

Class #33

11/6/2018

John Marshall and National SupremacyJames Monroe and the Era of Good Feelings
HW: Read pages 14-16 " The Era of Good Feelings"; Module 4a SAQ Quiz Thursday 11/8

Class #32

11/5/2018

Nascent Nationalism and Post War Expansion 

HW: Read pages 10-13 " Nascent Nationalism" 

Class #31

11/2/2018

Quarterly Exam AnnouncementWhat So Proudly We Hailed 1812

HW: Read pages 8-9 "War of 1812" in the Time Period 4a Source Reader

Class #30

10/31/2018

RESET Jefferson's First Term John Marshall and Judicial Activism;  The Travails of the Jeffersonian Republic

HW: Review notes on Marbury vs. Madison and watch video review of case

MODULE 4A

1800 -1824

The Jeffersonain Republic to the Era of Good Feelings 

Class #29

10/30/2018

TEST: Module 3b (1783 to 1800)American Sphinx: Thomas Jefferson’s First Term as President [1800-1804]

Class #28

10/29/2018

A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800

HW: Time Period #3b Modular Quiz (25 Points)

Class #27

10/24/2018 

The Presidency of John Adams 

HW: Omit options for Test on Module 3bOptional Reading - A Summary of the Adams Presidency

Class #26

10/24/2018

Laying the Cornerstone of Foreign Policy 1793-1796 and The Presidency of John Adams

HW: Omit options for Test on Module 3b

Class #25

10/23/2018

Launching the New Ship of StateMutinous Moonshiners in Western Pennsylvania  

HW: Omit options for Test on Module 3b

Class #24

10/19/2018

Ratification of Constitution 

HW: Module 3b SAQ on Compromises at the Convention  Wednesday 10/24

Class #23

10/18/2018

Skill Workshop for 1787Crafting a ThesisA Brilliant Solution - Compromises at the Constitutional Convention [1787]

HW: Share Thesis on Compromises on Google Drive

Class #22

10/17/2018

Plain, Honest Men - Philadelphia 1787  

HW: Summary Activities for Module B

Class #21

10/15/2018

Test Top Five ;America's First ConstitutionThe Horrid Specter of Anarchy - Shays Rebellion 

HW: Review notes on Shays Rebellion. View Video summary of Shays Rebellion

Class #20

10/12/2018

TEST: Module 3a (154 to 1783); Aftermath of the Revolution - The Critical Period
Module 3B
1783 to 1800
The Critical Period to the Controversial Election of 1800 

Class #19

10/11/2018

The World Turned Upside Down

HW: Summary Activities for Module A due 10/12/2018; Time Period #3a Modular Quiz (35 Points)

Class #18

10/9/2018

Tyranny, Like Hell, Is Not Easily ConqueredFighting the Revolution 

HW: Summary Activities for Module A due 10/12/2018

Class #17

10/5/2018

We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident 

HW: Summary Activities for Module A due 10/12/2018

Class #16

10/4/2018

The Logic of Resistance, 1770 to 1776We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident

HW: Prepare for Module A SAQ; Text reading Chapter #7 pages 122-133

Class #15

10/2/2018

Scratch of a Pen 1763 and the Transformation of North AmericaRejection of Empire 1766-1770 

HW:  Reading:Notes PreRev Imperial policy pages 10-11; Text reading Chapter #6 pages 115-120

Class #14

10/1/2018

The Great War for Empire 1754-1763 Scratch of a Pen 1763 and the Transformation of North America

HW: Reading: Notes Our Savage Neighbors; pages 7-8; Text reading Chapter #6 pages 106-115 

Module 3a

1754-1800

French and Indian War (1754-763) to The Treaty of Paris (1783)
   

Class #13

9/28/2018

Test: Time Periods #1 and #2 
40 Multiple Choice  covering 1491 to 1754  Omit Opportunities

Class #12

9/26/2018

The First Great AwakeningColonial Society on the Eve of Revolution

Review Time Period #2 Notes; Time Period #2 Modular Quiz;

Class #11

9/25/2018

SAQ on the New England Colonies (12 Minutes); Resistance and Rebellion in the English Colonies

HWComplete Notes on Colonial Society on the Eve of Revolution

Class #10

9/24/2018

Process Puritan DBQ exercise;Traders in the Wilderness (Middle Colonies);

HW: Prepare for Time Period #2 SAQ focusing on the New England Colonies [Classes #7, #8, and #9]

Class #9

9/20/2018

Blood and Betrayal: New England vs. Native Americans [1621 to 1676]

HW: Document Analysis - Puritan New England on pages #7-8

Class #8

9/19/2018

Radicals in the Wilderness

HW: Puritan Intolerance - Reading and exercise on page #6 

Class #7

9/18/2018

Skill Workshop: Crafting a ThesisRadicals in the Wilderness
HW: Cover page biographies and Thesis Statement on Origins of Slavery

Class #6

9/14/2018

An Economy of Slaves - Sugar and Slaves—The Caribbean;

 

Class  #5

9/13/2018

English Settlement in the Chesapeake;HW: Read Time Period #2 Narrative  

Class #4

9/12/2018

Gentlemen in the Wilderness English Settlement in the New World
HW: Complete Class Survey in Google Forms by Wednesday 9/12 at 11:59 pm Dialectical Journal - European Colonization

Class #3

9/10/2018

SAQ European Exploration and Discovery; A review of Time Period #1 1491-1607 [Summer Assignment]

HW: Complete Class Survey in Google Forms by Wednesday 9/12 at 11:59pm; Dialectical Journal - European Colonization

Class #2

9/7/2018

A review of Time Period #1 1491-1607 [Summer Assignment]

HW:  Review Time Period #1 Notes; Time Period # Modular Quiz; Prepare for an SAQ on Spanish Exploration and Conquest.

Class #1
9/6/2018 

 Introductions and Course expectations           

 HW:  Time Period # Modular Quiz (Castle Learning); Read through SUNY Schenectady registration and enrollment                                                                              

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHS Summer Homework Assignments - Time Period #1 1491-1607

On a North American continent controlled by American Indians, contact among

 the peoples of Europe, the Americas, and West Africa created a new world.

 

Digital Copy of Summer Assignment ;  Summer Assignment Answer Sheet

 

 

Task # 1 Notes: Time Period #1 1491-1607 [Separate Handout]

Your first task is to get acquainted with our class website. Your will be given a hard copy of all class notes organized into Time Periods and presented in modules.  Your job is to complete the Time Period #1 notes using the links and resources presented on our class webpages.  CLICK HERE for NOTES

 

Task # 2 Cover Page Biographies

All of our class notes come with a cover page that presents a visual preview of the 12 individual or groups who will be used to help tell the larger story of the new republics struggle to define and extend democratic ideals in the face of rapid economic, territorial, and demographic changes. Your job is Provide a brief biographical summary for each individual or groups featured on the cover page.  

 

Task #3 Audio Podcast:  ''1491' Explores the Americas Before Columbus (8:35)  

The increasing popularity of digital audio allows students to consume content on demand anytime, anywhere. I have organized a collection of audio podcast for each of the 9 historical time periods we will cover in AP/CHS United States History. Most podcasts are 8-12 minutes long and contain interviews with preeminent historians.  Your job is to provide a 50-75 word summary of the podcast and identify 5 facts quotes or anecdotes from the content.

 

Task #4 Dialectical Journal:The Columbian Exchange by Alfred Crosby Dialectical journals are a college level note-taking method that forces you as a reader to engage in an ongoing conversation with the text. Dialectical journals are organized in a two column format where each side contains a specific function. Most journals are between 15 and 20 paragraphs and provided an excellent opportunity to think deeply about the content while weaving together content drawn from notes, podcasts and videos you are exposed to in class.  

Task #5 Document Analysis 

Throughout the year you will work on historical thinking skills by assessing your ability to analyze historical documents and to write essays based on the provided sources. At the advanced level you will be required to offer an extended analysis of documents and craft a coherent essay from the evidence provided. For this task you will be required to analyze seven documents using the format outlined

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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