background preloader

AP US History

Facebook Twitter

Major Themes at the Constitutional Convention by Gordon Lloyd. AP* United States History - Key Terms, Outlines, Sample Tests. Are you tired of using the same old textbook, but your school budget makes it impossible to even consider a new book adoption?

AP* United States History - Key Terms, Outlines, Sample Tests

Are you looking to productively take advantage of the myriad of online resources? For less than the cost of one classroom textbook, you can purchase for ALL OF YOUR STUDENTS the most up to date world history book on the market. Our World's Story shares not only the most critical tales, turning points and traditions of world history, but also includes the major issues facing the world in 2013. Taken with this comprehensive collection of PowerPoints, documentaries, lesson plans and sample video lectures, Our World's Story is a truly transformative way of bringing history to your classroom..

Check out OURWORLDZSTORY.COM *AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of this web site. font> The American Pageant AP US History Notes. U.S. History. The 2014 exam is approximately three hours and 5 minutes long and has two parts — multiple choice and free response.

U.S. History

Each section is worth 50% of the final exam score. Section I: Multiple Choice — 80 questions; 55 minutes The portion of questions covering each time period is: Period through 1789 (20%) 1790–1914 (45%) 1915–Present (35%) Within those time periods, the portion of multiple choice questions covering each course theme is: Political Institutions, behavior, and public policy (35%) Social and cultural developments (40%) Diplomacy and international relations (15%) Economic developments (10%) A substantial number of the social and economic history questions deal with such traditional topics as the impact of legislation on social groups and the economy, or the pressures brought to bear on the political process by social and economic developments.

Total scores on the multiple-choice section are based on the number of questions answered correctly. U.S. History for AP Students. USQuizMainPAge. Your Guide to History of the Southern Colonies. American History Calendar: A calendar site showing American history in a unique way: through a user-friendly web calendar.

Your Guide to History of the Southern Colonies

Birthdays of important people in American history and important events in American history can be viewed; interactive - browse through it and display details on a specific person or event. A printer friendly version of the calendar is also available. Smithsonian National Museum of American History Search Engine: Discover history through objects, photographs, interactive timelines: Complete archived collections - excellent!

The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games. U.S. Who2: Find famous people biographies fast! ADVANCED PLACEMENT U. APUSH Week 1 & 2. Week 2 Colonial America: 1492-1754 Textbook - Chapters 3-4; pp. 78-128 ERA TEST Identification: Be prepared to explain each. This counts as an oral grade Treaty of Tordesillas (1493) Separatists Northwest Passage "City Upon a Hill" Roger Williams Anne Hutchinson Navigation Acts (1660s) Salutary Neglect Triangular Trade Middle Passage Great Migration (1630-1640) Maryland Toleration Act (1640) Halfway Covenant Great Awakening Dominion of New England (1686-1689) Bacon's Rebellion (1676) Mercantilism House of Burgesses (1619) John Singleton Copely Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (1639) John Peter Zenger Readings: Liberty, Equality, Power, Chapters 3-4; pp. 78-128 DBQ Activity: We will work through our first DBQ together as a class.

DBQ: Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the region had evolved into two distinct societies.