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HONORS US HISTORY GUIDE SHEET

Date Topics Textbook Reading Homework, Quizzes, Tests


Assignment
Week 1 Revolution Means 1. Ch. 2 Sec 1: 52-53
Unit I Change 2. Declaration of Ind: 54-57 -Week 1 Homework: Due Wed
8/25-9/3 3. Ch. 2 Sec 3: 66-71 9/1*
-“In America the Law shall 4. Ch. 2 Sec 4: 74-79 -Unit I Project Due Thurs 9/2
be King; and there shall be 5. Ch. 3 Sec 1: 112-117 -Week 1 Quiz: Friday 9/3
no other!”—John Adams 6. Ch. 3 Sec 2: 120-127
7. Ch. 4 Sec 1: 156-165
-Defining Democracy: *photo copy it if you need it
Jacksonian America to study*
(it may take me more than a day to
-Road to the Civil War grade it…then again…maybe it
won’t)
Week 2 blood drawn with the 1. Dred Scott v. Sanford 166-167 -Week 2 Homework: Due Wed 9/8
Unit I lash shall be paid by 2. Ch. 4 Sec. 2: p. 168-174
9/7-9/10 another drawn with 3. Ch. 4 Sec. 3: p. 175-183 -Unit I Exam Friday 9/10
the sword 4. Ch. 4 Sec. 4: p. 184-189 FRQ (written in class on Friday)
5. Review of Unit I p. 192-197
No school
-Lincoln and the 6. Ch. 8 Sec 3: 286-289 “America was born with one major
Monday
Republicans in the Civil birth defect: Slavery…”
War
--Condoleezza Rice, former
Secretary of State
-Reconstruction: Meet the
 Discuss the merits of this
New Boss, Same as the statement, confining your
Old Boss answer to the period 1776-
1865
Week 3 Farm to Factory 1. Ch. 6 Sec. 1: p. 230-233
Unit II 2. Ch. 6 Sec. 2: p. 236-240 -Week 3 Homework Due Wed
9/13-9/17 -Robber Baron or Captain 3. Ch. 6 Sec. 3: p. 241-249 -Unit II Project due Thursday
of Industry? 4. Ch. 7 Sec. 1: p. 254-259 -Week 3 Quiz Friday
Thursday is a 5- 5. Ch. 7 Sec. 2: p. 262-266
hour day -New Immigrants; Old
Prejudice
Week 4 Writing The Wrongs 1. Ch. 7 Sec. 3: p. 267-271 -Week 4 Homework Due Wed
Unit II (And sometimes 2. Ch. 9 Sec. 1: p. 306-312 -Unit II Exam Friday
9/20-9/24 drawing them!) 3. Ch. 9 Sec. 2: p. 313-316 DBQ (Please print your own copy)
4. Ch. 9 Sec. 3: p. 317-325
-Gilded Age: Politics of 5. Ch. 9 Sec. 5: p. 332-337 http://www.collegeboard.com/
Corruption prod_downloads/ap/students/
(2003 Form B Free ushistory/b_ushist_frq_03.pdf
-Progressive Movement Response Q’s. See me for
(A New and Better help finding it)  Evaluate the effectiveness of
America??)  You’ll want to print Progressive Era Reformers
your own to bring to and the federal government
class on Friday to in bringing about reform at the
write the essay! national level. In your answer
be sure to analyze the success
and limitations of these efforts
in the period 1900-1920
Week 5 American Empire 1. Ch. 10 Sec. 1: p. 342-345
Unit III 2. Ch. 10 Sec. 2: p. 346-351 -Week 5 Homework Due Wed
9/27-10/1 -Bringing Light To That 3. Ch. 10 Sec. 3: p. 352358 -Unit III Project Due Thursday
Which Is Dark 4. Ch. 10 Sec. 4: p. 359-365 -Week 5 Quiz Friday
Wednesday is a
5-hour day -Enlightenment or
Exploitation?

Week 6 Safe for Democracy 1. Ch. 11 Sec. 1: p. 372-380 -Week 6 Homework Due Wed
Unit III 2. Ch. 11 Sec. 2: p. 381-387
10/4-10/8 -America’s Choice: 3. Ch. 11 Sec. 3: p. 388-395 -Unit III Exam Friday
Isolation or Intervention 4. Ch. 11 Sec. 4: p. 398-403 FRQ (written in class on Friday)
Tuesday is an
11:00 am -War for Imperialism? “There is such a thing as a man
Dismissal being too proud to fight…”
--Woodrow Wilson 1915
 Analyze this statement and its
relationship to both
Imperialism and World War I
Week 7 Return to Normalcy 1. Ch. 12 Sec. 1: 412-418
Unit IV (is Normalcy a word?) 2. Ch. 12 Sec. 2: 419-421 -Week 7 Homework Due Wed
10/12-10/15 3. Ch. 12 Sec. 3: 422-427 -Unit IV Project Due Thursday
-Red Scare: Communism is 4. Ch. 13 Sec 1: 434-439 -Week 7 Quiz Friday
No school Anti-American 5. Ch. 13 Sec 2: 440-443
Monday 10/11 6. Ch. 13 Sec 4: 452-457
-The Roaring 20’s: Voices
from the Margins

Week 8 Will the Real Great 1. Ch. 14 Sec 1: 464-471 -Week 8 Homework due Wed
Unit IV Depression Please 2. Ch. 14 Sec 2: 472-477
10/18-10/22 Stand Up! 3. Ch. 15 Sec 1: 488-494 -Unit IV Exam Friday
4. Ch. 15 Sec 2: 495-501 DBQ (please print your own)
-“We have nothing to fear 5. Ch. 15 Sec 5: 515-519
but fear itself…” http://www.collegeboard.com/
prod_downloads/ap/students/
-Roosevelt’s New Deal: (2003 Free Response Q’s. ushistory/ushist_frq_03.pdf
Triumph or Death of See me for help finding it.
America? It’s Form A but doesn’t say  Analyze the responses of
that) FDR’s Administration to the
 You’ll want to problems of the Great
print your own to Depression. How effective
were these responses? How
bring to class on
did they change the role of the
Friday to write federal government?
the essay!
Week 9 For The Good Of The 1. Ch. 16 Sec 1: 528-535
Unit V State 2. Ch. 16 Sec 2: 536-541 -Week 9 Homework due Wed
10/25-10/28 3. Ch. 16 Sec 3: 542-549 -9 Week Mid-Term Exam
No School Friday -WWII: Hitler’s War? 4. Ch. 16 Sec 4: 550-557 Comprehensive from Week 1
10/29 Through Week 9!! (Grade will
-Good Guys vs Bad appear on Term 2)
st
End of 1 Term Guys ....excuse me; I can’t
seem to find Stalin on this
list…
Week 10 America The 1. Ch. 17 Sec 1: 562-568 -Week 10 Homework due Wed
Unit V Liberator 2. Ch. 17 Sec 2: 569-577 -Unit V Project due Thursday
11/1-11-5 3. Ch. 17 Sec 3: 578-587 -Unit V Exam Friday
-Problems on the Home 4. Ch. 17 Sec 4: 590-595 FRQ (written in class on Friday)
No school front
Tuesday  Was it right for America to hold
-Atomic Bombs: End of the leaders of Germany and
one War and the beginning Japan responsible for “crimes
of another… against humanity?”

Week 11 Foreign Policy 1945- 1. Ch. 18 Sec 1: 602-608 -Week 11 Homework due Wed
Unit VI 1962 2. Ch. 18 Sec 2: 609-615 -Week 11 Quiz Friday
11/8-11/12 -How Hot Was The Cold 3. Ch. 18 Sec 3: 616-621
War? 4. Ch. 18 Sec 4: 622-627
-Brinkmanship vs Flexible 5. Ch. 20 Sec 1: 670-678
Response
Week 12 Life and Times 1945- 1. Ch. 19 Sec 1: 634-640 -Week 12 Homework due Wed
Unit VI 1962 2. Ch. 19 Sec 2: 641-651 -Unit VI Project Due Thursday
11/15-11/19 3. Ch. 19 Sec 3: 652-657 -Unit VI Exam Friday
-Baby Boomers 4. Ch. 20 Sec 2: 679-685 DBQ (please print your own)
5. Ch. 21 Sec 1: 700-707
-Good ol’ Days? –Myth of 6. Ch. 20 Sec 3: 686-693 http://www.collegeboard.com/
1950’s America prod_downloads/ap/students/
ushistory/ushist_01.pdf
-Redefining the American (2001 Free Response Q’s.)
Dream  What were the Cold War fears
 You’ll want to print of the American people in the
your own to bring aftermath of WWII? How
to class on Friday successfully did the
to write the essay! administration of President
Eisenhower address these
fears?

Week 13 Foreign Policy 1960- 1. Ch. 22 Sec 1: 730-735 -Week 13 Homework due Tuesday
Unit VII 1968 2. Ch. 22 Sec 2: 736-741
11/22-11/23 3. Ch. 22 Sec 3: 742-747
-America’s Great
No School Wed- Argument: Vietnam
Friday
Week 14 Life and Times 1960- 1. Ch. 21 Sec 2: 710-716 -Week 14 Homework Due Wed
Unit VII 1973 2. Ch. 21 Sec 3: 717-723 -Unit VII Project Due Thurs
11/29-12/3 3. Ch. 22 Sec 4: 748-753 -Week 14 Quiz Friday
-A Crisis of Culture: 4. Ch. 22 Sec 5: 754-761
Vietnam + Civil Rights = 5. Ch. 23 Sec 3: 781-785
Rock and Roll?
Week 15 Foreign Policy 1973 1. Ch. 24 Sec 1: 794-801 -Week 15 Homework due Wed
Unit VIII -1989 2. Ch. 24 Sec 3: 810-817 -Week 15 Quiz Friday
12/6-12/10 3. Ch. 25 Sec 1: 830-833
-Détente: French for 4. Ch. 25 Sec 4: 848-855
Tuesday is a 5- “Chill”
hour day
-Nixon: Modern Day
Machiavelli?

-“Ford and Carter: Choose


an identity please!” –cya
your pal Ronnie Ray-Gun

Week 16 Life and Times 1973- 1. Ch. 23 Sec 2: 776-780 -Week 16 Homework due
Unit VIII 1989 2. Ch. 24 Sec 2: 802-807 FRIDAY!
12/13-12/17 3. Ch. 24 Sec 4: 820-825
-Women’s Liberation: I 4. Ch. 25 Sec 2: 834-838 -Unit VIII Exam Friday
Think, Therefore, I 5. Ch. 25 Sec 3839-845 No Essay Question 
Vaccum

-Watergate: What did you


know? And When did you
know it?

-Environmental
Movement: Spots on
the apples

-Ronald Reagan
Defines the Taste of a
New Generation
Week 17 The World Does 1. Ch. 26 Sec 1: 860-868 -Week 17 Homework due
Unit IX Revolve around You… 2. Ch. 26 Sec 2: 869-873 FRIDAY!
1/3-1/7 3. Ch. 26 Sec 4: 882-887 -Week 17 Quiz Friday
-Bill Clinton: Our First 4. Issues for the 21st Century:
Black President? 892-917

-Struggling to Define
America’s place in the
world
Week 18 -Current Events Review for Final Exam -Review for Final Exam
1/10-1/14
-Review for Final Exam -Week 10 to 18 Comprehensive
Final Exams are Final Exam
Thursday and
Friday Final Exams on Thursday and
Friday

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