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APUSH March 12-16

March 10, 2018 by Marcie Gorsuch   

Complete your highlighted topic using your Flag over the weekend (reminder: you need to bring in your 1/2 page visual also on your highlighted topic), you should be reading ch. 16- the Crisis of the Union (covered in the video last Friday) and  watch the crash course US History #18 over the Election of 1860 and the Road to Disunion.

We will cover information related to the LONG essay format throughout the week and you will receive a sample rubric.  On Friday, you will write your first Long essay in class related to this unit ( Antebellum south, Road to war, the Civil War, Reconstruction ) There are sample essays online but remember that we will be using the NEW format from the Collegeboard.

  • Coupons for this week due by Friday as usual:  1- Find an printout a copy of a Matthew Brady civil war photo w/ label and Write out a WHO? WHAT? WHEN? WHERE? WHY OR HOW? FOR EITHER THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION AND/OR THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS  ***You can get TWO coupons if you have 2 different titled Brady Civil War photos and do both documents.  For example, 1 = phot0 + Eman. Proc and 2= photo + Get. Address

MONDAY = Review of Antebellum South (Ch. 15) Then we will begin our Road to war in chronological order.  You will present your info on the highlighted topic and your 1/2 page related visual printed with your name and title on back.  We will label and review  the practice map as of 1861 in class to prepare for the Map quiz (Wed).  {Union (incl Border states) / Confederate states/ Territories *  as of 1861}

TUESDAY = RQ on Ch. 16 to start class  Complete the Road to war (* important to review the causes of the war.  )  Begin reading Chap. 18 on Reconstruction and be prepared to take the reading quiz on Thursday. We will not read Ch. 17 but will cover the necessary information in class on Wed. Consider the following questions as a framework to begin your study of Chapter 18:

  1. Describe the impact of the Civil War on both the South and the North and on the status of freed blacks.
  2. Explain the circumstances that led to Radical Reconstruction.
  3. Assess the nature and extent of Radical Reconstruction.
  4. Explain the process that returned control of the South to the conservatives.
  5. Discuss the contributions and failures of the Grant administration.
  6. Understand the outcome of the election of 1876 and the effects of that election and the special arrangements made to conclude it.
  7. Appraise the overall impact of Reconstruction.

As usual: Tuesday -Help available after school from 3:45- 4:45 pm. Other times available by appoint.

WEDNESDAY – USA/ CSA Map quiz to start class. Civil War powerpoint and notes   Causes and Effects of the Civil War, advantages/disadvantages,  Battles of Bull Run, Shiloh, Antietam, Vicksburg, Gettysburg, Chattanooga,  Atlanta, writ of habeas corpus, Anaconda Strategy,Emancipation Proclamation, Gettysburg Address,Morrill Tariff, greenbacks, Radical Republicans, Copperheads, Appomattox Court House  This will cover the info from ch. 17 so you will not need to read this chapter in the Brick.  *YOU SHOULD BE READING CHAPTER 18 (Brick) FOR THE RQ ON THURS.

Are you reading and reviewing your notes?

Thursday – RQ ch. 18  continue with Reconstruction Plans LECTURE and PPT in class.  chapter 18 terms to know:  Freedmen’s bureau, West Virginia, Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Wade Davis Bill, pocket veto, John W. Booth, Andrew Johnson, Black Codes, Thaddeaus Stephens, Charles Sumner, conquered provinces, forfeited rights theory, Civil Rights Act of 1866, 13,14,15 amendments, due-process clause, Military Reconstruction Act, Command of the Army Act, Tenure of Office Act, Edwin M. Stanton, carpetbagger,scalawag, Ku Klux Klan, Ulysses S. Grant, hard v.soft money, Panic of 1873, Resumption Act of 1875, bloody shirt, Rutherford B. Hayes, Samuel Tilden, Compromise of 1876 Assassination of President Lincoln, Surrender and proposals for Reconstruction; Begin comparison chart of the 3 plans 10% (Lincoln), 10%+(Johnson), Presidential  Watch the US History crash course on Reconstruction.

FRIDAY –   LONG ESSAY FROM A MENU OF 3-5 PROMPTS. Blue or Black pen only Reminders before you write the essay and then essay for first 1/2 of class (approx. 40-45 minutes for planning). Last 1/2 of class, video on postebellum America. Begin reading Ch. 19 for  RQ next Tuesday. Consider the following questions as a framework to begin your study of Chapter 19:

  1. Explain the concept of the New South, its development, and how it affected the South after the Civil War.
  2. Account for the rise of the Bourbons to power in the South and explain their impact on the South.
  3. Discuss the causes and process of disfranchisement of blacks in the South.
  4. Compare the views of Washington and Du Bois on the place of blacks in American life.
  5. Describe the Indian wars and explain the new Indian policy of 1887.
  6. Account for the rise and decline of the cattle industry.
  7. Assess the problems of farming on the western frontier.
  8. Appraise the environmental impacts of farming in the South and mining in the West.
  9. Understand the importance of Turner’s theory of the significance of the frontier in American history.

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