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2014-2015 Daily Class Index (Archived)

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

Daily Class Index Archive 2014-2015

 

 


Talking Points Archive; (2012 to 2014)



 

 

        Explanations/Activities/Resources/Links 
Class #120
6/11/2015 
The Final Class - #apush4life
Class #119
6/10/2015 
Regents Quiz - Legacy Chapters #4-8; Norman Starr Revisited
Class #118
6/9/2015 
Legacy Chapter #8  Rachel Denham StarrPresidential Policy Review and Voting Rights Review 
Class #117
6/5/2015  
Legacy Chapter #6-7 Emily and Richard Starr ; Women's Rights Review 
Class #116
6/4/2015 
Legacy Chapter #5 General Hugh Starr ; Slavery and the Civil War Review 
Class #115
6/3/2015 
Legacy Chapter #4 Justice Edmund Starr;  Supreme Court Review  

Class #114 

6/1/2015

Legacy Chapter #2 Jared Starr and Chapter #3 Simon Starr;  Regents Govt Review 
Class #113
5/28/2015 
The New World Order;  Legacy  Chapter #1 Norman Starr
Class #112
5/26/2015 
Re-Set: Reagan, Eighties and Legacy
HW:
Read Legacy Chapter #1 The Starrs  pages 3-12
Class #111
5/22/2015 
LAB: Final Project 
Class #110
5/21/2015 
Ending the National Nightmare;  Love Canal Case Study; Defining Moments of 1970s
Class #109
5/19/2015 
Free Speech
Class #108
5/18/2015 
The Warren Court - A SummaryRichard Nixon and The Watergate Crisis 
 
Class #107
5/13/3015 
LAB: Course Evaluations and Final Project info
Class #106
5/12/2015  
Reel History - Day #2 The Butler 
Class #105
5/11/2015 
Reel History - Day #1 The Butler 
Class #104
5/7/2015 
Modern America 1968 to 2008
Class #103
5/4/2015 
Modern America 1968 to 2008; Content Review
HW: Content Review on Quia Chapter #39 guided reading questions #1-4 
Class #102
5/1/2015 
The Vietnam War 1968 The Year in Review
HW: Content Review on Quia ; Chapter #38 guided reading questions #1-5; 
Class #101
4/30/2015 
LBJ and the Great Society Civil Rights Pains and GainsThe Vietnam War 
HW: Content Review on Quia ; Chapter #38 guided reading questions #1-5;
Class #100
4/29/2015 
Ike and the Cold War SpikeCivil Rights Pains and Gains 
HW: Content Review on Quia  
Class #99
4/27/2015 
The Election of 1952 and Civil Rights Gains 
HW: Chapter #37 guided reading questions #1-5Content Review on Quia 
Class #98
4/24/2015 
Cold War Events 1948-1959; The Cold War Comes Home
HW: Chapter #36 guided reading questions #1-7; Content Review on Quia
Class #97
4/23/2015 
Wartime ConferencesCold War Begins 1945 to 1952
HW: Chapter #36 guided readings #1-7
Class #96
4/22/2015 
Civil Rights and Wrongs  - The Fred Korematsu Story
HW: Finish Chapter #35 guided readings
Class #95
4/20/2015 
American Mobilization for WW II World War II Homefront
HW: Chapter #35 guided reading (1-9)
Class #94
4/17/2015 
American Foreign Policy Between the Wars; And War Came....Pearl Harbor 1941
HW: Chapter #34 guided reading (all)
Class #93
4/15/2015 
New Deal Legacy
HW: The New Deal: Then and Now ( Omit option)
Class #92
4/14/2015 
The First 100 Days - FDR and the New Deal  
HW:   
Debt to the Past by Felix Carroll  
Class #91
4/13/2015 
Quiz Chapters #31 -33; Causes of the Great Depression    (Summary)
HW:
Review resource order forms; Clean up Spring Break assignment
Class #90
4/1/2015 
Conservative Presidents of the Twenties (Summary)
HW: 
Spring Break Assignment (Pageant Chapters #31-#32-#33)
Class #89
3/31/2015 
Introduction to the Twenties  
 
Class #88
3/30/2015 
Introduction to the Twenties (Society and Culture) 
HW: Chapter #31 guided reading questions #1-7 
Class #87
3/26/2015 
The Post War Dream 
THT #8 1898 to 1917  (Closes Tuesday 11:00 pm)
Class #86
3/24/2015 
Wartime Intolerance  and The Post War Dream
HW:Chapter #30 guided reading questions #11 - 22 (US at War to Treaty of Versailles)
Class #85
3/23/2015 
US Entry in World War I ; US Mobilization
HW: Chapter #30 guided reading questions #1-10 (War starts to Mobilization) 
Class #84
3/20/2015 
New Directions in Foreign Policy 1900 to 1917 and Origins of the Great War
HW: Chapter #29 guided reading questions # 8-13 (President Wilson Foreign Policy) 
Class #83
3/19/2015 
TR to Taft to 1912   and President Woodrow Wilson 1913-1921 
HW: Chapter #29 guided reading questions # 1-7 (President Wilson Domestic Policy) 
Class #82 
3/17/2015 
Readings: TR and Progressivism and The Election of 1912
Class #81
3/16/2015 
Progressives in Government Teddy Roosevelt's Square Deal
HWChapter #28 guided reading questions #10-16
Class #80
3/13/2015 
Origins of the Progressive Movement   
Class #79
3/12/2015 
Test 1877 to 1898 (25 M/C); Origins of the Progressive Movement  
 HW: Chapter #28 guided reading #1-9 
Class #78
3/10/2015 
LRQ on the Impact of Spanish American War (35 minutes); "I have seen two Americas..."
HW:  THT 1877 to 1898; Prepare for Test #5 
Class #77
3/9/2015 
Americas Course (Curse) of Empire - Part I and Part II 
 HW:  THT 1877 to 1898; Prepare the LRQ on the Impact of Spanish American War (35 minutes)
Class #76
3/6/2015 

Imperialistic Impulses;Spanish American War (1898) 

 HW: Chapter #27 Guided Reading #9-16; 

Class #75
3/4/2015 
 Populism and the Election of 1896  
HW: Chapter #27 Guided Reading #1-8; THT Westernization, Urbanization and Immigration (Optional)
Class #74
3/3/2015 
Raise Less Corn and More Hell - The Rise of Populism
HW: Chapter #26.2 Guided Reading #1-10  
Class #73
3/2/2015 
Gilded Age Politics
HW: Chapter #23.2 Guided Reading Questions #1-10
Class #72
2/26/2015 
 Immigration Reactions and Social Thought in the Gilded Age
Class #71
2/25/2015 
Immigration Patterns and Immigration Reactions 
HW:  Selective and Restrictive Immigration Policy
Class #70
2/24/3015 
Urbanization - Rise of the American City 
 
Class #69
2/13/2015 
Labor and Strikes ; Labor Movement Timeline
HW:  Guided Reading Chapters 24 and 25
Class #68
2/12/2015 
The Impact of Industrialization  
HW:  
Guided Reading Chapters #24 and #25
Class #67
2/11/2015 
Ingredients of Industrialization

Class #66
2/6/2015 
The Conquest of the West  The Settlement of the WestThe End of the Trail
HW:  Guided Reading Chapter #26.1; 
Native Americans as Prisoners of War

Class #65

2/5/2015

The Reconstruction Period Ends  and The Election of 1876The Conquest of the West 
HW:  Guided Reading Chapter #26.1 
Class #64
2/3/2015 

Mid Term Results and brief discussion

HW: Mid -Term Survey ; Outside reading on the Gilded Age

Class #63
1/23/2015 
A Splendid Failure
HW:  
Mid-Term Narrative; Mid Term THT (Due Sunday 1/25/2015)
Class #62
1/22/2015 
Constitutional Crisis ; A Splendid Failure  
HW: Mid-Term Narrative
Class #61
1/20/2015 
Andrew Johnson, Radical Republican and Constitutional Crisis
HW: Mid-Term Narrative
Class #60
1/16/2015 
The Election of 1864, Surrender and Assassination; 
HW: Chapter #22 Guided Reading (all)
Class #59
1/15/2015 
Turning Points 1863 and the Election of 1864
Omit Podcast: Lincoln's Evolving Thoughts on Slavery; Gettysburg Address
Class #58
1/13/2015 
The Problem with Numbers
Omit Podcast: Wartime Civil Liberties  
Class #57
1/12/2015 
The Furnace of War  
HW:  Chapter #21 Guided Reading (all)
Class #56
1/9/2015 

Civil War Tally Sheet - 1861
HW:  Reading on the Emancipation 

Class #55
1/7/2015 
And War Came - 1861
HWPodcast Options Bleeding Kansas or John Brown
Class #54
1/6/2015 

The Impending Crisis;  The Election of 1860

HW: Podcast Options Bleeding Kansas or John Brown;  How one piece legislation divided the nation (Ted Ed  - 6 mins)

Class #53
1/5/2015 

The Impending Crisis

HW: Reading on Ballston Spa, 1861

Class #52
12/19/2014 
Test #4 Top 5; Select scenes from 12 Years a Slave
HW: Chapter #19 and #20 Guided Readings; THT based on Chapter #19 and #20 (Due 1/4/2015 at 11:59 pm) 
Class #51
12/18/2014 
Test #4 Jeffersonian Republicanism to the Mexican War (1800 to 1848)
HW:
Chapter #18 Guided Reading pages 391-396 guided reading notes
Class #50
12/17/2014 
Polk the Purposeful and Party Politics; The Legacy of 1848 - What did the Mexican War Unleash
 HW:
Prepare for Test #4 1800 to 1848; Podcast Omits:  Nat Turner Podcast; Andrew Jackson Podcast
Class #49
12/15/2014 
 Manifest Destiny and Expansion
HW: 
 
Chapter #17 pages 384 to end Guided Reading Notes; THT #4 1836 to 1848
Class #48
12/12/2014 
Slavery and the Southern People 
HW: Chapter #17 pages 371-383 Guided Reading Notes
Class #47 
12/11/2014 
The Impact of Market Revolution;  Slavery and the Southern People 
HW:  Chapter #16  pages 362 to 369  Guided Reading Notes; Historical Thinking Skill Quiz tomorrow 
Class #46
12/8/2014 
Antebellum Reform and Culture 
HW:  Chapter #16  pages 350 to 362 Guided Reading Notes
Class #45
12/5/2014 
 Antebellum Reform and Culture 
 
 Chapter #15 pages 324-347 Guided Reading Notes
Class #44
12/4/2014 
The Northern World View ; Market Revolution Graphic.doc
 HW: Chapter #15 pages 320-324 Guided Reading Notes; 
Take Home Test #4a (1800 to 1836)Closes Thursday at 11:00 pm  
Class #43
12/2/2014 
The Battles of Andrew Jackson (Day #2)HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #14 297 to 319; Take Home Test #4a (1800 to 1836)Closes Thursday at 11:00 pm 
Class #42
12/1/2014 
John Quincy Adams to Andrew Jackson
HW: 
Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #14 pages 287 to 296 
Class #41
11/24/2014 
DBQ - Era of Good Feelings  (1 Hour)HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #13 (all) (Word Document)
Class #40
11/21/2014 
The Presidency of James Monroe  
HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #12 pages #7-10; prepare for DBQ on Era of Good Feelings
Class #39
11/20/2014 
1815 and Beyond - The Post War Afterglow 
HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #12 pages #5-6
Class #38
11/19/2014 
The War of 1812 
HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #12 pages #1-4
Class #37
11/17/2014 
And War Came - 1812 
HW: Create a timeline for Native American resistance (page #14) and complete foreign policy brainstorm (page #16)
Class #36
11/14/2014 
The Louisiana Godsend; Notable Events 1804 to 1808
HW: 
   Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #11 pages 12-15
Class #35
11/13/2014 
Influence of the Marshall Court
HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #11 pages 9 and 11
Class #34
11/10/2014 
The Revolution of 1800
HW: Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #11 pages 6 and 7 AND Note grid on the Marshall Court
Class #33
11/7/2014 

Participation Grade for MP #1; Long Response Essay question - the 1780s and 1790's  

HW:Guided Reading Notes - Chapter #11 pages #1, #3 and #5 (covers American Pageant pp. 210-218

  Test #3 The New Nation (1783 to 1798)
Class #32
11/6/2014 
The Presidency of John Adams
HW:
Prepare for LRQ Make-up essay (35 minutes)
Class #31
11/4/2014 
George Washington Foreign Policy 
HW: 
 Chapter #10 Guided Reading #10-17
Class #30
11/3/2014 
George Washington Domestic Policy  
HW: Chapter #10 Guided Reading #10-17 
Class #27
10/29/2014 
Weaknesses of the Articles; Events leading to the Constitutional Convention
Class #26
10/28/2014 
Debating the Impact of Shays's Rebellion
HW: Optional Podcasts - The Constitutional Convention  
Class #25
10/27/2014 
SAQ - The Critical Period; The Weaknesses of the Articles
HW: Reading on Shays's Rebellion 
Class #24
10/23/2014 
LRQ Essay Comments The Critical Period (Notes and Discussion)
HW:
  
Class #23
10/22/0214

 The Critical Period  (1783-1789); Newburgh Conspiracy
HW: Chapter #9 guided reading questions #1-9

Class #23
10/21/2014 
Test #2 The Revolutionary Period 
Class #22
10/17/2014 
APUSH 5 Week Survey ; Class Wiki Sign-up; The Critical Period (Video Questions)
HW: Prepare for Test #2; The Next Test  (Info on essay options, omits and THT)
Class #21
10/16/2014 
Perspectives  - Revolution Roundtable -  Historiography
HW: Prepare for Test #2 The Next Test 
Class #20a
10/15/2014 
DASA Presentation 
HW:Perspectives on the American Revolution (Read and answer your assigned questions) 
Class #20
10/10/2014 
 Revolutionary War Tally Sheet and an Overview of Revolutionary War
HW: Perspectives on the American Revolution (Read and answer your assigned questions)
Class #19
10/9/2014 
Talking Points Declaring Independence
Omit Options: READING Indian War for Independence  (2) 
PODCAST - Thomas Paine (1)
Class #18
10/8/2014 
Analysis of Mystery DocumentPractice short answer question
HW: Chapter #8 Guided Reading #8-13
 
Class #17
10/6/2014 
Talking Points  Rejection of Empire 1763- 1774 Toward IndependenceChapter #8 Guided Reading #1-7
Class #16
10/3/2014 
DBQ French and Indian War 
Chapter #7 guided reading (7-13); finish DBQ Prewrite
Class #15
10/1/2014 
Review 1754 Talking Points 3.2  Rejection of Empire 1763- 1774
HW:
 Chapter #7 guided reading (#1-6)
Class #14
9/30/2014 
Talking Points 3.1 The Great War for Empire 1754-1763 
HW: Chapter #6 guided reading (all)
Class #13
9/29/2014 
Test #1 1491 to 1754 
HW: The Schenectady Massacre (generate notes)
Class #12
9/26/2014 

Talking Points 2.6 The First Great Awakening 

HW: Take Home Test #1 on Quia (due Sunday by 11:00 pm)

Class #11
9/24/2014 
Talking Points 2.5  An Economy of Slavery  
HW: Podcast Option: Tobacco
Class #10
9/23/2014 
 Talking Points 2.4 Traders in the Wilderness
Class #9
9/22/2014 

Talking Points 2.3 Resistance and Rebellions ; Talking Points 2.4 Traders in the Wilderness

HW: Video Omit: Jill Lepore: The Name of War: King Philip’s War and the Origins of American Identity; Podcast Option - The Salem Witch Trials 

Class #8
9/18/2014 
Talking Points 2.2 Radicals in the Wilderness
HW: Omit Reading Spanish vs. English Settlement (Word Document)
Class #7
9/17/2014 
English Settlement in the Chesapeake
HW:
 Analysis of Docs C, D and E on European Exploration
Class #6
9/16/2014 
French and Dutch in the New WorldEnglish Settlement in the New World 
Class #5
9/12/2014 
Spanish Exploration of the New World
Class #4
9/11/2014 
Remembering 9.11 Heroes in History?   Spanish Exploration of the New World
HW Disease and Depopulation in Colonial Spanish America  Optional 
Class #3 
9/10/2014 

1. Why History;  Exploration and Discovery Columbus 1492;
HW: Podcast Omits on Columbus - Optional  

Class #2
9/8/2014 

1. Collect disclosure contracts - Themes to Follow

2. Talking Points 1.1 Exploration and Discovery ; Columbus 1492;
HW:  
Why Study History (response) and Analysis of Docs A and B on Spanish Exploration 

Class #1
9/5/2014

1.  Introductions and course expectations 
2.  Discussion about course - Heroes from History

HW  2015 Disclosure contract; Student Survey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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