AP USH Schedule
Advanced Placement United States History

AP US History Course Schedule, Revised, 8/24/17

NOTE!  Keep up with this schedule!  This is your guide to what is expected of you each day in class, whether you are present or not!  I will also post a copy of this schedule in the classroom, but it is your responsibility to make sure that you are on schedule.

NOTE!  Complete the indicated assignment for the class day indicated below, and be prepared for the essay exam on the assigned material on the date indicated.

Key to Abbreviations Below:

    RSG = Red, Paper-back Reading Study Guide companion to the Americans textbook.

    Kennedy = American Pageant, 16th Edition
 
    Here is a brief guide to the Concepts, Terms and Nomenclature that Drive AP US History.  Check it out.  

   *see the RSG Assessment Index for all of the possible exam prompts.

   *see the Course Policies Page for study / preparation strategies and information about re-tests.
 

RSG Course Segment (28 August - 15 September 2017)
 

Date

Assignment

In-Class Activity

Assessment

M, 8/28

Course Introduction

Indigenous Peoples Primary Puzzle (1)

 RSG Index 1-4

8/29

Chap 2: Early Spanish and English Colonization

RSG Chap 2 Exam

8/30

Chap 3: Colonial Period

American Revolution Primary Puzzle (4)

RSG Chap 3 Exam

8/31

Chap 5: The Early Republic

RSG Chap 5 Exam

9/1

Chap 6: Federalist Period and Jeffersonian Democracy

RSG Chap 6 Exam

T, 9/5

Chap 7: Nationalism and Jacksonian Democracy

Age of Reform Primary Puzzle (8)

RSG Chap 7 Exam

9/6

Chap 9: Manifest Destiny

RSG Chap 9 Exam

9/7

Chap 10: Sectionalism and Secession

RSG Chap 10 Exam

9/8

Chap 11: Civil War

Reconstruction Primary Puzzle (12)

RSG Chap 11 Exam

M, 9/11

Chap 13: The West

RSG Chap 13 Exam

9/12

Chap 14: Gilded Age Politics

New Immigration Primary Puzzle (15)

RSG Chap 14 Exam

9/13

Chap 17: The Progressive Era

Early Civil Rights Primary Puzzle (16)

RSG Chap 17 Exam

9/14

Chap 18: American Imperialism

RSG Chap 18 Exam

9/15

Chap 19: World War One

Roaring 1920s Primary Puzzle (20)

RSG Chap 19 Exam

M, 9/18

 

 

 



Kennedy Course Segment (9/18/17-4/7/18)

Date

Topic

Assignment / Assessment

M, 9/18

Chapter 1

Sticky Term Exam 1
Sticky Term Explanation 
Kennedy Index 1-8

9/19

Essay Writing 101

 

9/20

Chapter 1: Spanish Exploration and Conquest

Essay Exam 1

9/21

The “Black Legend” and the “Stinking Weed” (tobacco)

 

9/22

Chapter 2: Early English Colonization

Sticky Term Exam 2

M, 9/25

Chapters 3: Our Puritan Heritage

Sticky Term Exam 3

9/26

New England and the Middle Colonies

 

9/27

The Colonial Adolescence

Essay Exam 3

9/28

Chapter 4: the English Colonies Mature

 

9/29

Expansion, Development, Confidence?

Essay Exam 4

M, 10/2

Chapter 5: Colonial Frontiers

Sticky Term Exam 5

10/3

Mercantilism or Tax Evasion?

 

10/4

Chapter 5: Growing Colonial Self-Sufficiency

Essay Exam 5

10/5

Imperial Duels and Frontier Battles

 

10/6

Chapter 6: The French and Indian War

Essay Exam 6

M, 10/9

No School

 

10/10

Chapter 7: Rebellion! (Paine and Jefferson)

Sticky Term Exam 7

10/11

Chapter 7: Conflict and Independence

Essay Exam 7

10/12

The Road to the American Revolution

 

10/13

Chapter 8: The American Revolution

Sticky Term Exam 8

 

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