Archive for October 30th, 2006

Homework assignments for October 31 and November 1!

A. Answer the following questions utilizing the Manifest Destiny Readings filed under Chapter 18. This is due October 31!

1. Why does O’Sullivan say that “America is destined for better deeds” than Europe?
2. How did economic depression help fuel support for Manifest Destiny?
3. Why was Mexico vulnerable along its northern border in the mid-19th century?
4. How did the changes in the US during the 1830s-1850 create both optimism and anxiety? What was another term for this optimism? How is this attitude still influential today?
5. What racial attitudes toward Mexico influenced Manifest Destiny (and perhaps even American attitudes today)? Be specific.

B. Answer the questions regarding Fugitive Slave poster 1 and Fugitive Slave poster 2. This is due November 1.

BTW- Your outlines are due Oct. 31, and you have a terms check on Ch 19! Trick… or treat?

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Semester 1 Reading schedule

Reading Schedule APUSH
Semester 1
Fall 2006

This is your list of quiz and due dates for chapters in American Pageant. On due dates, chapters are to be read and terms explained by the beginning of class–reading check quizzes over terms and questions from study guides may be given.

Week 1- 3 days, AAA: Colonization
August 16 (Wednesday)- Summer reading assignment over Chapters 1-4 due

Week 2- 5 days, AABCA: English Dominance and the French & Indian War
August 22 (Tuesday)- Quiz, Chapters 1-4
August 23/24 (Wednesday/Thursday) Chapter 5 due
August 25 (Friday)- Chapter 6 due

Week 3- 4 days, AABC: Road to Revolution
August 29 (Tuesday)- Chapter 7 due
August 30/31 (Wednesday/Thursday)

Week 4- 4 days, ABCA: Revolution
September 5 (Tuesday)- Quiz, Chapters 5-7
September 6/7 (Wednesday/Thursday) Chapter 8 due

Week 5- 5 days, AABCA: Confederation & Constitution
September 11 (Monday)- Chapter 9 due

Week 6- 5 days, AABCA: Early Republic
September 18 (Monday)- Chapter 10 due
September 22 (Friday)- Quiz, Chapters 8-10

Week 7- 5 days, AABCA: Jefferson and War of 1812
September 25 (Monday)- Chapter 11 due
September 26 (Tuesday)- Chapter 12 due
October 2 (Monday)- Quiz, Chapters 11-12

Week 8- 4 days, AABC: Era of Jackson
October 3 (Tuesday)- Chapter 13 due
October 4/5 (Wednesday/Thursday)- Chapter 14 due

Week 9- 5 days, AABCA
October 9 (Monday)- Quiz, Chapters 13-14
October 10 (Tuesday)- Chapter 15-16 due: Nat’l Economy & Reform
October 16 (Monday)- Quiz, Chapters 15-16

Week 10- 5 days, AABCA: South & Slavery
October 17 (Tuesday)- Chapter 17 due
October 20 (Friday)- Midterm EXAM- Chapters 1-17

Week 11- 5 days, AABCA: Manifest Destiny
October 23 (Monday)- Chapter 18 due

Week 12- 5 days, AABCA: Sectionalism & Slavery
October 30 (Monday)- Chapter 19 due
November 3 (Friday)- Quiz, Chapter 17-19

Week 13- 4 days, AABC: Disunion
November 6 (Monday)- Chapter 20 due
November 10 (Friday)- Quiz, Chapter 20

Week 14- 5 days, AABCA: Civil War
November 13 (Monday)- Chapter 21 due
November 15-16 (Wed/Thu)- Chapter 22 due

Week 15- 2 days, AA: Civil War
November 21 (Tuesday)- Quiz, Chapters 21-22

Week 16- 5 days, AABCA: Reconstruction
November 27 (Monday)- Chapter 23 due
December 1 (Friday)- Quiz, Chapter 23

Week 17- 5 days, AABCA: Gilded Age and Industrialization
December 4 (Monday)- Chapter 24 due
December 5 (Tuesday)- Chapter 25 due
December 7-8 (Thu/Fri)- Quiz, Chapters 24-25

Week 18- 5 days, AABCA: Urbanization
December 11 (Monday)- Chapter 26 due
December 13 (Wednesday) Quiz, Chapter 26 (Bday)
December 14 (Thursday) Quiz, Chapter 26 (Cday)
December 15 (Friday)- Final Review

Week 19- 4 days, A + 3 final schedule
December 18 (Monday)- Final Review
December 19-21- FINALS