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APUSH January 8 – 12 updated due to school closing on Mon.

January 8, 2018 by Marcie Gorsuch   

Our established due dates for the movie analysis 1/23 and the book review 2/6 will remain the same. Have you selected your movie or book? Follow the directions carefully. Let me know if you would like to see examples.

Tuesday – Chapter 1 Reading Quiz (take home for the 1st quiz) due on at the beginning of class.  After you complete the accuscan, you will turn in both the hardcopy and accuscan.  This should be a 100% for everyone since you have had the Chapter reading since day one and an extended weekend to complete it.

ADJUSTED BELL SCHEDULES Tues Wed. Thurs  I do not yet have the details for Wed. Thurs. so our plans may change.   Tues *PSAT results handed out in advisement   * Reminder: You were given the information for the first coupon opportunity last week concerning the corrected chronology lists. You have until Friday at the start of the class to turn it in. Coupon #2 (2 parts = 5 pts each) 1-Write out the Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? info regarding the Pueblo revolt.  2-Then in one paragraph explain how any (pick one from Chap 1) Native American group was influenced by geography. Due by Tuesday 1/16

Watch the Crash courses 1-5 before the test next Tuesday.

Tues / Wed – Chapter I these are some terms, concepts, and people that you need to be familiar with:
Land bridge (Bering Strait),  Maize, environmental changes in North and South America and how that affected Native American cultures (p. 7) Compare and Contrast the Mayan, Aztec, , and the Incan civilizations.  Compare these to the North American Native civilizations (Adena-Hopewell, Mississippian, Pueblo-Hohokam,Anasazi ) Make sure you know the geographic locations of each civilization.
Erik the Red
Leif Eriksson
Effect of the Renaissance on European exploration
Examples of navigational progress ex. astrolabe
How did each of the following help lead to transAtlantic exploration: urbanization, world trade, nation-states, technology?
Prince Henry the Navigator/Portugal
Bartholomeu Dias
Biological Exchange
Diseases (which ones specifically?)  impact on Native Americans
Hernando de Soto
Ponce de Leon
Bartolome de Las Casas
Give evidence of Spanish influence in America. ex mission
Vasquez de Coronado
Saint Augustine (1565)
Influence of Spanish conqest of the American Southwest
Pueblo revolt of 1680
Use of Catholicism as a means of subuing Native Americans
“Horses changed everything.” (p. 33) Explain.
Martin Luther
Protestant Reformation
Henry VIII, Elizabeth I
1588 – Defeat of the Spanish Armada
Lost Colony/Sir Walter Raleigh

Discuss the contrasts between Spanish and English colonization. ** Chart: How do those two compare to the French in terms of motivation, area settled, relations with Native Americans and success?
Discuss the goals of European explorers. Did these men meet the objectives of the countries they represented?
What were the consequences of the biological exchanges that occurred as a result of the age of exploration?

Debate to consider
Columbus’ place in History: Relativism

Wednesday – continue with Exploration and competition; Treaty of Tordesillas, Triangular Trade and mercantilism  Intro to the English colonies and practice map in class. 1st attempts Roanoke, Jamestown, Sir Walter Raleigh, John Smith, Powhatan, John Rolfe, Pocahantas, etc.

Thursday – Map quiz over English colonies in class to start class (moved to Friday). Use your practice maps, look at mine if you like.  Continue with the English colonies individually and as grouped New England, Middle, Southern. Know the colonies and characteristics of each group.  How were the motives and groups that settled there different? indentured servants, Puritans as compared to the Separatists (Pilgrims), 3 types of colonies = proprietary, royal and corporate (joint stock), staple vs. cash crop, indigo, rice coast, primogeniture  Chart: 14 original colonies (Massachusetts Bay and Massachusetts Plymouth will be considered 2 distinct colonies to begin with. )

Friday – Reading quiz over Chapter 2 in the Brick to start class. Week One coupon is due today. Remember that you can always turn them in early but you cannot add the points retroactively to a quiz. Once the quiz is turned in the coupon must be attached in order for the points to be added in .

*RQ over Chapter 3 on Tuesday when we return to school after the holiday weekend. 

The first Unit test will cover Chapters 1-3 (Brick) but has far fewer questions on Exploration-Ch. 1 than Colonization (majority = European and English specifically 13 original colonies)ch.2 & 3 and primarily just causes and effects for the French and Indian war in Ch. 4 if any info at all.  You will not read ch. 4 in  the brick! Your unit tests will usually have multiple choice items and a short answer analysis section.  We will concentrate on taking tests with more difficult questions in the earliest part of the semester and then work in essay skills in parts on test days later on. YOUR FIRST TEST WILL  BE THURSDAY OF NEXT WEEK! 

  The AP exam has very few, possibly no military questions so we will cover military aspects only as they would apply to the EOC.   Also, I will review with you which items to give extra attention to such as the two charts (Eng./Span./French colonies & New England/Middle/Southern colonies) that you will have for this unit. I do expect that you read 1-3 in the Brick and up to and including 1763 (French and Indian War ends w/Treaty of Paris) in your flag which is a condensed version of American History prior to the Unit One test.  This will be up to page 63 in your Flag. 
    Unit One 1400’s to 1763 with ending on the French and Indian War. This is where we shall pick up for Unit Two. 

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