9.12 Assignments 


Unit 3 Revolutionary America 1754-1800 

 

 

Th 9.12        A 55 mins.


Class: Debrief MC Test


War for Empire in North America


Colonial Wars Chart


The Continent--1667


King George’s War


The French Indian War


North America 1766


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 4 by Monday. Please also bring Gordon Wood’s The American Revolution to class for the next two weeks.


F 9.13        B 55 mins.


Class: The Road to Revolution


Anderson, Crucible of War


Andrew Burnaby Scoffs at Colonial Unity


Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress


Soame Jenyns on the Power of Parliament


HW: Paine, Common Sense


M  9.16            C 55 mins.


Class: Revolution


Paine, Common Sense


How does Paine characterize Great Britain and how does Paine respond to critics of independence who argue that American has benefitted from a connection with Great Britain?


What makes reconciliation a poor option, according to Paine?


What are the advantages of independence and what makes it “common sense,” according to Paine?


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 5


W 9.18            A 55 mins.


Class: War of Ideas. Battles of the Revolution


Th 9.19             B 55 mins.


Class: War and Society


Who were the Loyalists? How did the War affect them?


What were the experiences African Americans during the war? How did the Revolution affect the slavery question?


How did Indians view the Revolution? How did its outcome affect them?


What contributions did women make to the war effort? To what extent did their status change by the end of the war?


War and Society


Building a nation


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 6, “Framing a New Government” and “Adoption and Adaption”


Prepare to discuss the Revolution DBQ assignment by reading the question and the documents. Also prepare a list of outside evidence that you will apply to the essay.


Due 9.20 8:15 am


F 9.20      C 55 mins.


Class: Revolution DBQ

AP U.S. History Essay Rubrics

Writing the DBQ


Federalist 10 and 51


In the Federalist No.10 what does Madison list as the dangers of factionalization? What are the options, according to Madison, to eliminate factions?


What does Madison say are the dangers inherent in a republic? How does he suggest limiting these dangers?


In the Federalist No.51, what does the author say about the ability of members of one branch of government to appoint members to another branch?


According to the author, what is, out of necessity, the most important, and therefore most powerful branch of the government? How does he suggest limiting this power?


HW: DBQ Due Tuesday 9.24 at 8:15am

3-4 pages, double-spaced.


PERIOD 3 Due Thursday 9.26 at 8:15am


T 9.24    E 70 mins.


Class: The Constitutional Convention


The Great American Documents, The Constitution


Constitution Worksheet


HW: Read Harvard Case Study, Madison and the Federal Negative


Worksheet for Madison and the Federal Negative


Th, F 9.26-27    Assembly 3


HW: Imagine that you are a delegate to the Constitutional Convention. You have voted yes or no on the question of Madison’s Federal Negative. Write a letter to your constituents explaining your vote on this important matter. In the letter, provide background information on the question and an explanation of the pros and cons surrounding the question for your state and for the nation. Explain clearly the factors that contributed to your ultimate decision. One page, single spaced. Due Monday 9.30 at 8:15am.


M 9.30        A 55 mins.


Debrief DBQ


Sample Essay 7


Scoring Guidelines


Scoring Commentary


HW: Please finish Brinkley, Chapter 6


T 10.1       B 55 mins.


Class: Federalists and Antifederalists


Please read Washington’s Farewell Address.


What advice or warnings did Washington offer the nation in the area of politics?


What advice or warnings did Washington offer the nation in the area of foreign policy?


To what extent do you think Washington’s advice is still relevant?


W 10.2       C 55 mins.


Class: Federalists and Antifederalists


Thomas Jefferson to Gideon Granger


Jefferson to Philip Mazzei


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 7


F 10.4            A 55 mins.


Class: Jefferson’s Presidency


Jefferson’s First Inaugural Address


M 10.7    B 55 mins.


Class: The War of 1812


Ograbme


Cartoon Analysis Worksheet


New England Threat of Secession


HW: Please read this excerpt from Gordon Wood’s Empire of Liberty


T 10.8    C 55 mins.


Class: The War of 1812 and Its Aftermath


Educational and Literary Nationalism

Medicine and Science

Second Great Awakening

Technology and Transportation


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 8


Th 10.10            A 55 mins.


Class: The Era of Good Feelings


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 9


F 10.11               B 55 mins.


Class: The Rise of Andrew Jackson


Wilentz on the Panic of 1819


HW: Please read Brinkley, Chapter 10


10.22 and 10.23        Multiple Choice Test Chapters 6-10


10.18            A 55 mins.


Class: Jackson’s Presidency


Jackson’s Bank Veto


Jackson’s Statement on Indian Removal

Worcester v. Georgia

Theodore Frelinghuysen on Indian Removal


Whig economic agenda


Panic of 1837


Jacksonian America