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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.

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)


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

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