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2014-2015 Changes to the AP US History Exam
APUSH REVIEW Page
End of the Year Projects
Podcasts of History
Unit 1, The Colonial Era
Unit 2, The American Revolution
Unit 3, Launching the New Republic
Unit 4, Jacksonian Democracy, Religious Revival and Reform
Unit 5, Manifest Destiny and The Crucial Decade
Unit 6, The American Civil War and Reconstruction
Unit 7, The Gilded Age
Unit 7, Trans-Mississippi West
Unit 8 - The Progressive Era and World War I
Unit 8, U.S. Imperialism
Unit 9 - Roaring 20s
Unit 9 - The Great Depression and the New Deal
Unit 9 - World War II
Unit Ten, The Cold War
Unit Ten, The Sixties
Unit XI, Clinton and the 1990's
Unit XI, Watergate to Reagan
Unit XII War on Terror and The Great Recession
The College Board
AP US History
US History I
Student Textbook Site
ACE Practice Tests
(self-grading multiple choice)
Stuff You Missed in History Class
: the source of an outstanding
of the same name
American History before 1870
by Professor Gretchen Ann Reilly (Podcasts of her Temple College, Texas lectures)
The Civil War and Reconstruction Era, 1845-1877
- Podcasts of David Blight's Yale University lectures
AP American History
more self-grading quizzes
AP Unit Topics
- links to primary sources and other helpful materials
Animated Atlas.com: Growth of a Nation
Have Fun With History
(activities, games, movies, lots of useful stuff)
- Find, Create, and Embed Interactive Timelines
- Presentation software that goes beyond Powerpoint
Eyewitness to History
100 Milestone Documents in American History
Hypertexts from U. of VA
(many great primary sources)
The Living Room Candidate
Comparing U.S. States with Countries
The Economist's Daily Chart
Copy Paste - Dedicated to relinquishing responsibility for learning to the student
- The Best of the Humanities on the Web
The "Harkness" discussion
Today in History
Unit 2, The American Revolution
Unit 2, The American Revolution - An Overview
Enduring Vision textbook:
Chapter 5: Roads to Revolution 1750-1776
Chapter 6: Securing Independence, Defining Nationhood 1776-1788
Describe the political, economic, and psychological impact of the French and Indian War on the relationships between Great Britain and its North American colonies.
Trace the political philosophy underlying colonial opposition to parliamentary taxation.
Review the gradual shift within the colonies from disagreement with English economic policies to armed rebellion.
Analyze the issues raised at the First and Second Continental Congresses.
Analyze the significance of the Declaration of Independence and its philosophical arguments for independence.
Review key military engagements of the American Revolution.
Examine the basic reasons for the eventual colonial victory in the war.
Identify the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and explain how the Constitution represented an improved model for the new government.
The French and Indian War in Pennsylvania
Outside the Beltway -
Teaching the Federalist Papers
Fed 51 reading comp.doc
Land Occupation (1762-1783)
homework assignment for Chapter 5, 121-137:
APUSH Ch 5 Outline.pdf
APUSH Ch 6 Outline.pdf
^^^^^^^These PDF files provide examples for your Chapter 6 outline.^^^^^^^^
American Rev homework 1 for APUSH.docx
apush, road to revolution hw.docx
Washing Crossing the Delaware - painting by Emmauel Leutze (1850)
- in what ways did the French and Indian War (1754--63) alter the political, economic and ideological relations between Britain and its American colonies? Use the documents and knowledge between 1740-1766 in constructing a response.
Ten Commandments of Good Historical Writing
Scoring Guidelines - 2004 DBQ
General Information on the DBQ
(more DBQ help from the College Board)
The British ruled the colonies for 150 years and lost them in twelve.doc
ACE Practice Tests
-find and complete Chapters 5 & 6
APUSH practice quizzes
-locate and complete "4. The Road to Revolution" (Quizzes 1,2, & 5) and "5. The American Revolution" (Quizzes 1 & 2).
Tea, Taxes, and the American Revolution
King George's Response to the Olive Branch Petition
("John Adams" clip)
Learning Tools and Test Help
U.S. History-->"The Road to Revolution" and "The American Revolution"
The Currency Act
-more in depth information on why the act was enacted and what it entailed.
"Consumption is the sole end and purpose of all production; and the producer ought to be attended to, only so far as it may be necessary for promoting that of the consumer." -->
Adam Smith, Philosopher
American Revolution Art
has many classic depictions of the war including a story about the picture above (linked by clicking picture).
Overview - what does the image show at first glance?
Parts - what are the parts or individual images of the work?
Title and Time - what is the significance of the title and the date of the work?
Interrelationships - identify the interrelationships between the items in the picture.
Conclusion - what idea or statement is the painting trying to get across?
Significance - why would this be remembered today?
Colonialists attack, tar, and feather a tax collector.
Common Sense and more on the author (from Bartleby)
The War in the North
is a teacher's lesson plan filled with readings and with information on the course of American Revolution
The American Revolution - An Interactive Map
How did the American Revolution affect the lives of white men, women, African Americans, and Native Americans? (
possible answers below
Answers for affects of the Revolution on multiple groups.docx
The Walking Purchase
-blog article that depicts the mistreatment of
Fourth of July Lessons
-from EDSITEment; Protest, Revolution and Independence
Lexington and Concord
-a 5-minute video about the "shot heard round the world"
Remember the Ladies
-->Abigail Adams wrote this letter to her husband John in 1776, while he was away serving as a Massachusetts delegate to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
LIBERTY! The Road to Revolution
Revolutionary War game from PBS
The Boston Tea Party
activity based upon the event
is an interactive map in the late 18th century of the city of brotherly love.
Revolutionary War Animated
has animated maps of every major battle of the war
: How powerful should the national government be?
Major Themes at the Constitutional Convention
by Dr. Gordon Lloyd of McGill University
Interactive John Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence".
Constitution Quiz #1
Constitution Quiz #2
Constitution Quiz #3
U.S. Constitution -
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