United States History Class
Assignments
Handouts
Extra Credit
Class Assignments
US I
Unit 1 - Geography Unit 2 - Constitutional Foundations & The Constitution Tested
US II
Unit 3 - Industrialization Unit 4 - The Progressive Movement Unit 5 - Prosperity & Depression
Unit 6 - Global Crisis Unit 7 - 1950 - Present  
Unit I - Geography 
  Maps Used in Class
           
Unit II - Constitutional Foundations & The Start of the New Nation
  Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Celebration      
  Who was John Brown?
      
       
           
Homework for US I Classes     
           
Regents Review Homework for US II Classes

These assignments will be due on a daily basis throughout the semester. The following assignments are posted here to help students keep up with the class in case an assignment is lost or if a student was absent the day the homework was assigned.

Students who missed taking January's US History Regents are encouraged to follow along with these assignments.

  • Credit will be awarded in class.
  • There will be no make-up or late credit offered for these assignments.
  • These assignmetns come from Barron's Let's Review US History and Government, third edition.
  • Students are advised to read the questions and then work backwards in the book to research their answers.
  • Students are also advised to bring their books to class on the days these assignments are due.
HW #
Due Date
Assignment
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Thur, Feb 4 Barron's Let's Review Page 36, questions 1 - 3.
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Fri, Feb 5 Barron's Let's Review Page 37, questions 7 - 8 &10
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Mon, Feb 9 Barron's Let's Review Page 38, questions 11, 13 - 15
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Tue, Feb 10 Barron's Let's Review Page 52 -53, questions 1 - 3
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Wed, Feb 11 Barron's Let's Review Page 53, questions 4 - 6
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Thu, Feb 12 Barron's Let's Review Page 53 - 54, questions 7 - 10
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Tue, Feb 24 Barron's Let's Review Page 70 questions 1 - 3
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Wed, Feb 25 Barron's Let's Review Page 71 questions 4 - 8
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Thu, Feb 26 Barron's Let's Review Page 83 questions 1 - 5
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Fri, Feb 27 Barron's Let's Review Page 85 questions 8 - 9 & 3 (bottom of page)
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Mon, Mar 1 Barron's Let's Review Page 86 questions 4, 8, 10 - 12
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Tue, Mar 2 Barron's Let's Review Page 86 questions 13 -16
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Thu, Mar 4 Barron's Let's Review Page 88 Essay 1a. Students will asked to read their short essay answer in front of the class.
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Wed, Mar 10 Barron's Let's Review Page 89 Essay 4a. Students will asked to read their short essay answer in front of the class. Cancelled
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Fri, Mar 12 Barron's Let's Review Page 90 Thematic Essay. Students will asked to read their short essay answer in front of the class.
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Mon, Mar 15 Barron's Let's Review Page 93, questions 5 - 7 Cancelled
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Tue, Mar 16 Barron's Let's Review Page 106-7, questions 1, 2, 4, 5 & 7
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Wed, Mar 17 Barron's Let's Review Page 112, questions 1-3, 6 & 7
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Mon, Mar 22 Barron's Let's Review Page 115 - Thematic Essay. Students will asked to read their short essay answer in front of class.
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Mon, Mar 22 Barron's Let's Review Page 127-8, questions 1, 5 & 6
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Tue, Mar 23 Barron's Let's Review Page 138, questions 2 & 3
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Wed, Mar 24 Barron's Let's Review Page 143, questions 3 & 4 Cancelled
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Thu, Mar 25 Barron's Let's Review Page 163, questions 1 - 4
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Fri, Mar 26 Barron's Let's Review Page 166, questions 1 - 3
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Mon, Mar 29 Barron's Let's Review Page 172, questions 1 - 4
Take Home Mid-Term
Thus, Apr 1

Barron's Let's Review Pages 249 - 25 Parts A (16 pts) and B (24 pts)

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Wed, Apr 14 Barron's Let's Review Page 269, questions 2, 4 & 5
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Wed, Apr 14 Barron's Let's Review Page 274, questions 2 - 4
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Wed, Apr 14 Barron's Let's Review Page 280, questions 1 - 4
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Wed, Apr 14 Barron's Let's Review Page 290 - 293, questions 1 - 9
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Thu, Apr 15 Barron's Let's Review Page 301, questions 1 - 3, 7 & 9
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Mon, Apr 19 Barron's Let's Review Page 322, questions 8 - 10 & Pages 322 - 24, 1 - 5
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Wed, Apr 21 Barron's Let's Review Page 324, Thematic Essay
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Wed, Apr 28 Barron's Let's Review Page 341, questions 4 - 6
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Thu, Apr 29 Barron's Let's Review Page 345, questions 3 - 4 & 6
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Fri, Apr 29 Barron's Let's Review Page 352 - 53, Chapter Review Questions 1, 5, 6 - 9
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Mon, May 3 Barron's Let's Review Page 356 - 360 Document Identification Questions
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Tue, May 4 Barron's Let's Review Page 360 DBQ Essay
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Fri, May 19 Barron's Let's Review Page 372 questions 3 - 5
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Mon, May 24 Barron's Let's Review Read pages 376 - 7 & 382 - 3. Answer 3 -5 on 384
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Tues, May 25 Barron's Let's Review Page 389, questions 1 - 3 & 5
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Thu, May 27 Barron's Let's Review Page 391, Essay 3
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Tue, Jun 1

Civil Rights Movement Timeline
The Civil Rights Movement spanned three decades of American history marked by significant events, influential people and landmark changes in Federal and state law and arguably monumental changes in society.
Task
Create a graphic timeline marking important features of the Civil Rights Movement

  • You are encouraged to include the events, passing of Supreme Court Decisions, laws, pictures, photographs and even other concurrent events (things that were going on at the same time as the Civil Rights Movement — even those that might be personal to you as well as historical) activities of people, etc.
  • Your timeline should be suitable to be placed on a classroom or hallway bulletin board
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Wed, Jun 2 Barron's Let's Review Page 417 question 4 & 419 question 7
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Thu, Jun 3 Barron's Let's Review Page 421 - 426 Document Identification Questions 1,3, 7 & 8
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Fri, Jun 4 Barron's Let's Review Page 456 questions 1 - 4
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Mon, Jun 7 Barron's Let's Review Page 421-426 Document Identification Questions 1-4, 7 & 8
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Tue, Jun 8 Barron's Let's Review Page 468 DBQ Essay
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Wed, Jun 9 Barron's Let's Review Page 505, Thematic Essay
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References
  How is the U.S. History Regents exam set up?
  Links to web sites containing reference materials for US History
  Edusolution.com - Regents exam preparation
  Actual Regents Exams (You need Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer)
  Regent Exam Prep Center
   
  How steel is made?
  World War II
Class Presentations
The following are links to Microsoft PowerPoint documents used in our class:
  Articles of Confederation
  The Virginia Plan
  The New Jersey Plan
  Principles of The Constitution
   
  The New Nation
  The First President
  The Louisiana Purchase
  Compromise of 1850
  A slideshow of images taken by Jacob Riis
  How steel is made?
  Early Women's Movement
  First Three Modern Presidents (Roosevelt, Taft & Wilson)
  The Scopes 'Monkey' Trial
  Introduction to the Great Depression
  America and World War II
  How does an Atomic bomb work?
   
   
   
   
   
   
           
           
Documents for the Regents Exam
  The Mayflower Compact, 1620
  Declaration of Independence
  The Constitution of the United States
  Bill of Rights
  Washington's Farewell Address
  Monroe Doctrine; December 2, 1823
  Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions - July 1848
  Emancipation Proclamation : January 1, 1863
   
   
  Chinese Exclusion Act, 1882
  The Platt Amendment, 1903
  Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine, 1904
  President Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points, 1918
           
           
           
           
           
           
Updated: 05/27/04