8.26 Assignments 


Unit 1 Native America and the Age of Contact: 1491-1607 

 

 

M 8.26    E1 70 mins.

 

Class: How the Course Works


The AP Exam


What is history and why study it?


Historian’s Thinking Skills


Why Do Historians Differ?


What is a nation? What is the basis for its constitution? How is the United States similar or different from other nations?


Crevecoeur


American Colonization Society


Great Fear of the Period


Ronald Takaki on the Chinese Exclusion Act


When America Barred Italians


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HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 1, “America Before Columbus,” “Europe Looks Westward.” Please be sure to read “Consider the Source” and “Debating the Past.”


W 8.28    A 55 mins.


Class: Civilization and the Atlantic World


David Muzzy on Columbus


David Stannard, American Holocaust


A New World: The Columbian Exchange

Old and New World Staples


Compare and contrast David Muzzey’s description of pre-contact America with that of Alan Brinkley.


Compare and contrast David Muzzey’s explanation of the significance of Columbus with that of Alan Brinkley.


In what ways did Native American societies differ from place to place? In what ways were they similar?


What were the effects of contact on native peoples of the Americas?


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 1, “The Arrival of the English” and Chapter 2, “The Early Chesapeake,”  and “The Growth of New England.” Please also complete this chart: European Settlements in the Americas.


Th 8.29    B 55 mins

 

Class: Spanish, French, and Dutch settlements in the Americas


The Chesapeake


Jamestown settler list


Mayflower Passenger list


Mayflower Compact


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 2, “The Growth of New England” and this interview with Karen Ordahl Kupperman.


Compare and contrast the experience of initial contact between Indians and the English in Plymouth and Jamestown. 350 words max. Due Friday 8.30 at 8:15 am.


F 8.30     C 55 mins.


Class: Economic, Social and Political Developments in Jamestown and New England


Philbrick, First Encounters


Bacon’s Rebellion


Slavery Laws


Bacon’s Declaration


The Toleration Act


A Model of Christian Charity


Roger Williams and the Founding of Rhode Island


Fundamental Orders of Connecticut 1639


Causes of King Philip's War


Consequences of King Philip’s War


HW: Please finish reading Brinkley, Chapter 2 and complete the chart: British Settlements in North America.


W 9.4    A 55 mins.


Class: Middle Colonies and colonies of the South


Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges


Rationale for the Founding of the Georgia Colony


Atlantic Trade


Navigation Acts


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 3 by Friday


Th 9.5    B 55 mins.


Class: Slavery in the Colonies


Jill Lepore, These Truths


Virginia Slave Code


William Byrd’s Diary


F 9.6        C 55 mins.


Class: The Emergence of an American Mind


HW: Study for Multiple Choice Test


T 9.10        E1    70 mins.


MC Test


HW: LEQ


Analyze the origins and development of slavery in the Britain’s North American colonies in the period 1607-1754.


750-1000 words. Double space. 12 pt. font. 1” margins top, bottom, left, right. Display the prompt at the top of the paper.


DUE THURSDAY 8:15 am. Please deposit in Showbie in pdf.


The History Paper

AP U.S. History Essay Rubrics

Writing the DBQ


Th 9.11        A 55 mins.


Review Multiple Choice


War for Empire in North America


Guillaume Jean de Crevecoeur, Letters from an American Farmer.


Colonial Wars Chart


The Continent--1667


King George’s War


The French Indian War


North America 1766


HW: Please read Chapter 4 by Monday 9.16