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APUSH January 29 – Feb 2

January 28, 2018 by Marcie Gorsuch   

Reminding APUSH students to sign up for their AP exams.  The link is below.  Deadline is February 28th at 4PM.  
 https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/111734

Here are the important dates for the registration process:

  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. – Registration begins
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Registration ends
  • Monday, March 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Unpaid registrations will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.
  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. – Last day to cancel a registration and receive a partial refund. Exams will be ordered on March 7, and no refunds will be given after that date.
  • The exam window is May 7 to May 18. See the College Board website for the dates and times of the specific exams.

REMINDER: If you failed the Unit test after test corrections, please send me an email.

MONDAY –  Compare/contrast over Boston Massacre & Kent State Massacre. Over the weekend, you were asked to read the  2 eyewitness accounts in the set of info behind your causes of the American Revolution chart.  

TUESDAY -RQ ch. 6 in class  In class, the  3 Documents  Common Sense , “Remember the Ladies” Declaration of Independence

You will be  given a chart of the battles after the quiz. Read Chap 7 (stop after you read about the Constitutional convention , check page number on the whiteboard)  by Thursday. The next RQ ch7 will be at the beginning of class on Thursday.

miltary strategy and advantages/disadvantages, Washington’s leadership, Benedict Arnold, The Crisis, chart w/battles, surrender, minutemen, Suffolk Resolves, Hessians, Loyalists, Tories, Whigs, Valley Forge, Continentals, Treaty of Paris 1783 * Remember that there will be 2 Treaty of Paris on the next test. * 1763 & 1783!

Wednesday – We will finish fighting the American Revolution and complete the battles chart by the end of the period.

Thursday – RQ ch.7 * only to page 265… not on the entire chapter,   lecture on USA first government and FIRST constitution = The Articles of Confederation Why did the Americans intentionally create a weak national government?

First USA constitution, Articles of Confederation, unicameral, bicameral, Land Ordinance of 1785, Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Shay’s Rebellion (failure/success of the Articles), constitutional convention, separation of powers between national and state levels, 1 branch?

Friday  Unit Two Test? Multiple Choice and Short Answer section in class  You will have test corrections for up to 1/2 back on the multiple choice only. * All corrections must be done by Wednesday of next week.  Friday  3:40 – 4:30 pm and Monday  340 pm – 430 pm next Tuesday 7:40- 8:10 am am/3:40 – 4:30 pm  Wednesday 7:40 – 8:10 am or Wednesday 3:40 -4:20pm

Over the weekend, complete the information on the outline that you picked up after the test. (over 1 of the branches or the Bill of rights)

HAVE YOU FINISHED YOUR BOOK ANALYSIS? IT IS DUE FEBRUARY 6TH!

Monday– The Branches / Amendments of the US Constitution – replacing the Articles


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