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2017-2018 Class Index (Archived)

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Ballston Spa High School - A.P. United States History

Daily Class Index Archive 2017-2018

 

 

Class #120 

6/8/2018

Days of Fire: The Presidency of George W Bush ;The Historic election of Barack Obama

HW: You know what the homework is...get after it  #getafterit

Class #119

6/7/2018

The Clinton ImpeachmentThe Perfect Tie: The Thirty-Six-Day Battle to Decide the 2000 Election

HW: Final Projects and Legacy Quizzes

Class #118

6/6/2018

The Comeback Kid: William Jefferson Clinton

HW: Finish Legacy

Class #117

6/4/2018

The Crusade: Operation Desert Storm 1990-1991 The Election of 1992 The Comeback Kid: William Jefferson Clinton 

HW: Legacy Chapter #8 pages 62-68

Class #116

5/31/2018

Winds of Change The Final Chapter of the Cold WarDestiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George H.W. Bush  

HW: Dialectical Journals and DBQ Analysis due 6/1/2018; Legacy Chapters #6 and #7  pages 44-61

Class #115

5/29/2018

Regents Field Test; Cold War Iconography - The Americans
HW:  Legacy Chapters #6 and #7  pages 44-61

Class #114

5/24/2018

Election of 1984;  Ronald Reagan’s War against the Evil Empire 

HW: Legacy Chapters  #4 and #5 33 to 43 

Class #113

5/23/2018

Bullets and Budgets  ;Dark Alliance - The CIA and The Contras 
HW:
 Legacy Chapters #2-#3 pages 8-31

Class #112

5/21/2018

Transition into the Age of Reagan  ; Ronald Reagan and Rise of the Conservative Movement 

HWFinal Projects and Final Countdown Legacy Chapter #1 The Starrs pages 4-7

Class #111

5/18/2018

LAB DAYFinal Project  

Class #110

5/17/2018

LAB Day: Course Evaluations and Final Project Intro 

Class #109

5/15/2018

Reel History - Day #2 Hidden Figures 

Class #108

5/14/2018

Reel History - Day #1 Hidden Figures 

Class #107

5/9/2018

Making America Great Again (Version 1.0)

HW: Study for AP National Exam 

Class #106

5/8/2018

Extraordinary Circumstances: The Ford Presidency [1974-1976]Goodnight Saigon: American Defeat VietnamElection of 1976

HW: Document Analysis: The Malaise of the Seventies

Class #105

5/7/2018

Nixon 1972: The Calm before the StormWatergate: The Scandal That Brought Down Richard Nixon

HW: Dialectical Journal: The Consequences of the Defeat in Vietnam

Class #104

5/3/2018

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

HW: Time Period #8 Module A Quiz;Prepare for Module A SAQ, Monday, May 7th 

Class #103

5/2/2018

 The Escalation of the Vietnam War  - Tonkin, Tet and a T.V. Set1968 The Year in Review

HW: Document Analysis Conformity and Turbulence, 1950-1970

Class #102

5/1/2018

The Redemptive March Towards Freedom and Equality (1963 -1965); The Election of 1964 The Bridge to the Ballot

HW: Document Analysis Conformity and Turbulence, 1950-1970

Class #101

4/27/2018

JFK and The New FrontierAt Canaan's Edge  A Nation to Confronts Sanctioned Segregation (1960-1963)

HW: View The Century America's Time "Poisoned Dreams" (15 minutes) and generate notes 

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

Class #100

4/26/2018

The Cold War Heats Up - Eisenhower and the Global Cold WarDien Bien Phu, Dominoes and the Origins of the Vietnam War
HW: Dialectal Journal: The Civil Rights Movement: Major Events and Legacies [Part II paragraphs 9-21]

Class #99

4/25/2018

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

HW: Dialectal Journal: The Civil Rights Movement: Major Events and Legacies [Part I paragraphs 1-8]

Class #98

4/23/2018

Consensus, Conformity and Contradiction in the decade of Prosperity [1950-1959]

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

Class #97

4/20/2018

Origins of the Cold War 1945 to 1952;  The Hunting for Subversives Cold  War Comes Home 

Module 8A
1945 to 1969
Cold War Origins through the start of the Vietnam War

Class #96

4/19/2018

Time Period #7 Document Analysis (30 minuted assessment); Origins of the Cold War 1945 to 1952
HW: Podcasts: George Kennan and the Marshall Plan 

Class #95

4/17/2018

Endgame 1945: The Final Chapter of World War II 

HW: Podcasts: George Kennan and the Marshall Plan  [Optional]

Class #94

4/16/2018 

Justice at War: Executive Order #9066Endgame 1945: The Final Chapter of World War II

HWTime Period #7 Module D Quiz (Online 30 questionsPrepare for Module D SAQ Tuesday April 17th 

Class #93

4/13/2018

Homefront Mobilization, 1941-1945
HW: Dialectical Journal  "Soldiers without Guns" ;Omit
Podcast: Girls of Atomic City [Optional]

Class #92

4/11/2018

American Foreign Policy Between the Wars;And War Came, Pearl Harbor 1941

HW: Complete notes on page #4 "Storm Cellar Neutrality" ; Reading Ballston Spa on December 7th 1941

Class #91

4/10/2018

New Deal LegacyAmerican Foreign Policy Between the Wars; 1931 to 1941 

HW: Time Period #7 Module C Quiz (Online 35 questions);Prepare for Module C  SAQ Wednesday April 11th    

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

Class #90

4/9/2018

FDR and the New Deal ;FDR vs The ConstitutionVoices of Protest

 

Class #89

3/28/2018

Quarterly Exam #3 1877 to 1932

HW: Document Analysis- FDR and The Great Depression 

Class #88

3/27/2018

Bold Experimentation – FDR and the First 100 Days
HW:  Review Book omits for Test Wednesday 3/28/2018

Class #87

3/26/2018

American Exodus: The Dust Bowl MigrationElecting FDR: The New Deal Campaign of 1932
HW: Review Book omits for Test Wednesday 3/28/2018

Class #86

3/22/2016

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

HW: Dialectical Journal - The Boom and Bust of Twenties

Class #85

3/21/2018

Summer for the Gods - The Scopes TrialConservative Presidents and Economic Optimism
HW: Omit Podcast: Remembering the Scopes Monkey Trial (Optional)

Class #84

3/20/2018

 Warmth of Other Suns  and Intolerance and Nativism
HW: Migration - The Warmth of Other Suns; Reading the Economics of the 1920's

Class #83

3/16/2018

Anything Goes: America in the Roaring Twenties 

HW: Document Analysis - The Treaty of Versailles; Time Period #7 Module B Quiz (30 Questions Online) 

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

Class #82

3/16/2018

The Post War Dream and Betrayal of Grand Expectations
HWDocument Analysis- The Treaty of Versailles; Module B  SAQ  Friday 3/16

Class #81

3/13/2018

A Call to Arms:Mobilizing America for World War IJustice at War Homefront Civil Liberties
HW: Dialectical Journal: World War I Homefront [paragraphs 13-22]
Class #80
3/12/2018

New Directions in Foreign Policy 1900 to 1917;Making the World Safe for Democracy 

HWDialectal Journal: World War I Homefront [paragraphs 1-12]

Module 7B
 1916-1919 
Causes and Consequences of World War I 
Class #79
3/9/2018 
A Fierce Discontent- Limitations of Progressive Reform;Making the World Safe for Democracy  
HW: Document analysis - The Progressive Movement; Time Period #7 Module A Quiz (40 Questions Online) Closes 3/11 11:59

Class #78

3/8/2018

President Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921
HW: Read over notes  and view clips on Limits on Progressivism; Module A  SAQ  Friday 3/9

Class #77

3/6/2018

President William Howard Taft Transformation of American Democracy - Election of 1912 

HW: Dialectical Journal: The Spectacles of 1912

Class #76

3/5/2018

Origins of the Progressive Movement  ; Progressives in Government Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal 

HW: Listen to Theodore Roosevelt's' Bully Pulpit (7:44) 

Class #75

3/1/2018

Spanish American War as a Turning Point

HW: Generate notes on "Origins of the Progressive Movement" pages 11-12

Class #74
2/27/2018

Spanish American War (1898); 
HW: Dialectical Journal: 
America's First Iraq 
Module 7A
 1896-1916 
Roots of Imperialism, Progressive Reform and World War I 

Class #73

2/26/2018

Populism Rewind and The Election of 1896 ; Imperialistic Impulses
HW: 
Time Period #6 Module C Quiz (20 Questions Online - locks at 11:59 pm); Module C  SAQ  Tuesday 2/27

Class #72

2/16/2018

Time Period #6 In Class DBQ [1hour ]

Class #71

2/14/2018

Guided Viewing: America in the Gilded Age (start at 25 minutes)
HW: Prepare for Time Period #6 DBQ

Class #70

2/13/2018

Raise Less Corn and More Hell  - The Rise of Populism [1892 to 1900]; The Election of 1896
HW: Read Chapter #23 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age  pages 504-529

Class #69

2/9/2018

From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: Politics in the Gilded Age [1876 to 1896]
HW: Read Chapter #23 Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age  pages 504-529

Module 6C
 1863-1890 

Gilded Age Politics and the Rise of Populism  

Class #68

2/8/2018

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

HW: Time Period #6 Module B Quiz (Online) Review Book Omits: Migration( 26 to 27); WXT (125-28)

Class #67

2/6/2018

Huddled Masses Yearning To Breathe Free [1880 to 1920]
HW: Dialectal Journal: The New Colossus: Emma Lazarus 
  Module B SAQ  Monday 2/12
Class #66
2/3/2018 

The Power of Ideas: Social Thought in the Gilded Age; Progress and Poverty in Urban America

HW: Read Chapter #24 Industry Comes of Age pages 550 to 556; Omit Podcast: Haymarket Riot Remembered  (7:19)

Class #65

2/1/2018

Guided Viewing: 10 Days That Changed America Homestead Strike (44:06)

HW: Thesis statement and document analysis - Robber Baron DBQ

Class #65

1/31/2018

The Impact of Industrialization on American Society;  The State of the Union - Labor Organizes

HW: Dialectical Journal: Blessed Barons

Class #64

1/30/2018

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 #63
1/26/2018

Mid Term Analysis Ingredients of Industrialization

HW: Time Period #6 Module A Quiz (Online); Thesis Doc shared by Monday, January 29th  Module A SAQ Tuesday 1/30

Class #62

1/19/2017

Guided Viewing: Native Americans as Prisoners of War (15:27) Review Book omits for Time Period #5
HW: Prepare for Mid Term Exam;  REGENTS WEEK: Complete SAQ and Google Doc on Thesis statements by Friday January 26th

Class #61

1/17/2017

The Final Promise and Bloody Footprints - Migration and Settlement
HW: 
 Mid Term Review (consider review book omits for Time Period #5)

Class #60

1/16/2017

Rival Rails: The Race to Build the Transcontinental RailroadThe Conquest of  the West 
HW: Time Period #5 Module C Quiz (Online) Mid Term Review

Module 6A

1863-1890 

Election of 1876 to the Battle of Wounded Knee 
Class #59
1/12/2018
Let Us Have Peace - The Grant Administration 1868-1876;  The Fraud of the Century
HW:  Time Period #5 Module C Quiz (Online);  Omit Podcast: Fraud of the Century  (9:22); Mid Term Review

Class #58

1/11/2018

Impeached: The Trial Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's LegacyThe Election of 1868
HW: Read Chapter #22 The Ordeal of Reconstruction 

Class #57

1/9/2018

On the Ground in 1865 - Realities of Reconstruction ; The Impending Constitutional Crisis

HW: Look over Time Period review sheet and prepare for Module C SAQ Thursday 1/11

Class #56
1/8/2018 
With Malice Toward None? On the Ground in 1865 - Realities of Reconstruction
HW: 
 Read Chapter #22 ; Omit Podcast: Andrew Johnson  - One of the Worst Presidents (30:19)
Class #55
1/4/2018

The Election of 1864, Surrender and Assassination
HW: Reel History Film Review (Optional - Due January 25th at 11:59)

Class #54
1/3/2018 
Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle for the 1864 Presidency 
HWOmit Podcasts (Optional): Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address (9:45); John Wilkes Booth (4:46)
Module 5C
1863 to 1877
End of the Civil War to the Election of 1876

Class #53

1/2/2018

Tried by War - Lincoln as Commander in Chief [1861-865]
HWTime Period #5 Module B Quiz (Online)

Class #52

12/21/2017

The Mighty Scourge - Gettysburg, Vicksburg and Sherman's March 

HW: Omit Video - Battles of the Civil War (Crash Course) 7:24

Class #51
12/19/2017 

The Mighty Scourge; Act of Justice - The Emancipation Proclamation 

HW: Module B Task #4  Reading notes on The Dead of Antietam; Module B SAQ Thursday 12/21

Class #50

12/18/2017

And War Came - 1861 ; This Mighty Scourge - America's Civil War  1861-1865
HW: Module B Task #3 Reading notes on Elmer Ellsworth; Omit Podcast - 
Emancipating Lincoln (8:59)

Class #49

12/14/2017

An Incompatibility of TemperAbraham Lincoln Ascendant: The Election of 1860
HW: 
Module B Tasks #1 and #2 Readings notes on Copper Union and Ballston Journal
Module 5B
1859 to 1865
The Election of 1860 and the American Civil War
Class #48
12/12/2017

Patriotic Treason: John Brown and the Soul of America

HW: Module A Task #7 DBQ Extended analysis on slavery and expansion; Time Period #5 Module A Quiz (Online)

Class #47
12/11/2017
A Hell of a Storm 1848 to 1854 A House Divided 1854-1859HW: Module A Tasks #5 and #6 Turning Points

Class #46

12/8/2017 

A Hell of a Storm 1848 to 1854 HW: Dialectic Journal: Clay's Compromise and Uncle Tom's Cabin
Class #45
12/6/2017 
The Legacy of 1848 - What did the Mexican War Unleash? ; A Hell of a Storm 1848 to 1854
HW: 
Module A Task #4 Mexican War as a Turning Point; Module A SAQ Friday 12/8
Class #44
12/5/2017 
A Country of Vast Designs - The Presidency of James K. Polk To The Halls of Montezuma
HW: 
Module  A Task #3 Guided Reading - The Mexican War
Class #43
12/4/2017
Manifest Destiny - An Expression of Our National SpiritThe Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic 
HW: Module A Task #2 Western Expansion Tensions
   
Module 5A
1848 to 1859
Manifest Destiny, Section Tensions and the Brink of Civil War 

Class #42

11/30/2017

TEST - Time Period #4 (1800-1848)  55 Stimulus Based Multiple Choice 

HW: Module A Task #1 Western Expansion Tensions

Class #41

11/29/2017

Antebellum Non Conformists
HW: Take Home Test #4 (1800-1848) 

Class #40

11/28/2017

Antebellum Non Conformists  [Transcendentalists and Mormons]
HW: Module C Task #7 Podcast Notes on Emerson (4:49) and Joseph Smith  (5:52)

Class #39

11/21/2017

Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery
HW: Module C Tasks #5 and #6 The Abolitionists,  Document Analysis and Thesis on Slavery [Due 11/27 at 11:59 pm]
Class #38
11/20/2017
The Second Great Awakening
HW: Module C Tasks # 3 and 4  Dialectic Journal on Antebellum Reform; Module C SAQ Quiz Tuesday 11/21

Class #37

11/17/2017

Slavery in Antebellum America: All Night Forever; The Invisible War against Slavery  

HW: Module C Tasks #1 SAQ The Growth of Slavery and #2 In Defense of Slavery

Module 4C
1824-1848
Reactions to Market Revolution - Antebellum Reform movements
   

Class #36

11/15/2017

South and the Growth of King Cotton 
HW: Module B Tasks #3-5 Immigration and the Market Revolution
Class #35
11/14/2017
Immigration and Cultural Conflict
HW: Read Chapter #14 Forging the National Economy pages 290-297 (Immigration and Reactions)

Class #34

11/13/2017

The North and the Market Revolution
HW:  Read Chapter #14 Forging the National Economy pages 287-303 (Market Revolution)

Class #33

11/8/2017

Liberty and Power in the Age of Jackson 
HW: 
Module B Task #2 Dialectic Journal - The Legacy of Andrew Jackson;  SAQ Quiz Monday 11/13/2017 on Jackson 
Class #32
11/7/2017 
John Quincy Adams and the Corrupt Bargain Vindicating Jackson - The Election of 1828
HW: Module B Task #1 Dialectic Journal The Election of 1824Google Form Thesis Paragraph due by Wednesday Nov 8th at 11:59
Module 4B
1824-1848
The Election of 1824 through the Market Revolution (North, South, West)
   
Class #31
11/6/2017

James Monroe and the Era of Good Feelings

HW: Tasks #8 The Era of Good Feelings; Google Form Thesis Paragraph due by Wednesday Nov 8th at 11:59

Class #30
11/2/2017

Nascent Nationalism and Post War Expansion John Marshall and National Supremacy [1819-1824]HW: Tasks #4-7 The War of 1812 

Class #29
11/1/2017 
The Travails of the Jeffersonian RepublicWhat So Proudly We Hailed 1812
HW: Tasks #1 - #3 The Jefferson Presidency
Class #28
10/31/2017
 Thomas Jeffersons First Term John Marshall and Judicial Activism HW:  Read Chapter #11 pages 211-225
Module 4A
1800-1825

The Revolution of 1800 to the Era of Good Feelings

   
Class #27
10/27/2017
TEST - Time Period #3 (1754-1800)  55 Stimulus Based Multiple Choice  (10 omits)  
Class #26
10/26/2017 

Time Period #3 Review : 1754-1800

HW: Task #10 Turning Points; Take Home Test #3 1754-1800 

Class #25
10/25/2017
The Presidency of John Adams  and The Tumultuous Election of 1800 
 
HW
Task #9 The Adams Presidency
Class #24
10/23/2017
Laying the Cornerstone of Foreign Policy 1793-1796 and The Presidency of John Adams
HW:  Tasks #7 and #8 Washington Presidency (Foreign Policy)
Class #23
10/19/2017
Ratification of Constitution ; Launching the New Ship of State
HWTasks #5 and #6 The Washington Presidency (Domestic Policy)

Class #22

10/18/2017

 The Horrid Specter of Anarchy – Shays’s Rebellion ; Plain, Honest Men - Philadelphia 1787  
HW: Tasks #3 and Tasks #4 Confederation to Constitution ;

Class #21

10/16/2017

Aftermath of the Revolution - The Critical Period, 1783 -1789America's First Constitution

HW: Tasks #1 and #2  Aftermath of the Revolution 

Module 3B
1754-1783
The Critical Period to the Election of 1800 

Class #20

10/13/2017

The World Turned Upside Down

HW: Impact of the American Revolution 

Class #19
10/12/2017

Tyranny, Like Hell, Is Not Easily Conquered Fighting the Revolution

HW: Chapter #8: American Secedes from the Empire 

Class #18
10/10/2017 

We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident

HW: John Dickinson (1767) vs Thomas Paine (1776) 

Class #17

10/5/2017

Rejection of Empire 1766-1770 and The Logic of Resistance, 1770 to 1776

HW: Tasks #1-#3 French and Indian War to the End of Salutary Neglect (Google Form Thesis submission)

Class #16
10/4/2017

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

HW: Reading: Chapter #6 pages 106-115

Module 3A
1754-1783
 French and Indian War (1754-763) to The Treaty of Paris (1783)

Class #15

10/3/2017

TEST - Time Period #2 (1607 -1754)  55 Stimulus Based Multiple Choice  (7 omits)  

  

Class #14

10/2/2017

The First Great Awakening  

 

Class #13
9/27/2017
Traders in the Wilderness (Middle Colonies); Resistance and Rebellion The First Great Awakening 
HW: Tasks #2- Task #4 (Rebellions and Religion in the Colonies)

Class #12

9/26/2017

Blood and Betrayal: New England vs. Native Americans [1621 to 1676] 
HW: Task #8 Guided Reading on the Middle Colonies

Class #11

9/25/2017

Radicals in the Wilderness (The New England Colonies)
HW:  Finish document analysis from Puritan DBQ

Class #10
9/21/2017 

Skill Workshop: Crafting a ThesisRadicals in the Wilderness

HW: Time Period #2 (Task #4, #5 and #6) Settling the Northern Colonies

Class #9
9/20/2017 

TEST #1 Takeaways ;English Settlement in the ChesapeakeAn Economy of Slaves - Sugar and Slaves—The Caribbean 

HW: Time Period #2 (Task #2) The Growth of Slavery in the English Colonies (Google Form Thesis submission)

Class #8
9/19/2017 
TEST - Time Period #1 (1491-1607) 40 SB Multiple Choice Questions and 1 Short Answer Question - [5 omits]
HW: Time Period #2 (Task #1) Guided Reading Chapter #2 questions #1-6  
Class #7
9/15/2017 
Overview of Time Period 1 [1491-1607]
HW: 
Optional Omit opportunities for Time Period #1 
Class #6
9/14/2017 
English Settlement in the New World
HW: Task #6 - European Exploration and Discovery
Class #5
9/13/2017
French and Dutch Exploration and Possession, 1524 to 1608
HW: Chapter #2 guided readings and SAQ (Task #4 and Task #5)
Class #4
9/11/2017
The Spanish Mission System – A Wealth of Souls to Harvest
HW:  Optional Omit opportunities for Time Period #1 

Class #3

9/8/2017 

The Consequences of 1492 ; Devils in the Desert: Spanish Exploration and Conquest
HW:  Read The Impact of Horse Culture.docx (Notes) and Listen "Different Feelings about Columbus" (Notes)
Class #2
9/7/2017 

The Encounter (Process); 1.1 From Pangaea to Paradise  and 1.2 European Exploration and Discovery 
HW: CCOT - Protestent Reformation 

Class #1
9/5/2017 
 Introductions and course expectations ; The Encounter              
 HW:  Signed Disclosure Contract and Survey via Remind.com                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

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