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Did You Know...

US Wars and the ages of their last veterans the year they died:

American Revolution • Age 109 in 1896

War of 1812 • Age 105 in 1905

Mexican War • Age 98 in 1929

Civil War • Age 112 in 1958

Indian Wars • Age 101 in 1973

Spanish American War • Age 106 in 1992

World War I • Age 110 in 2011

 

Source: US Department of Defense

 

 



US HISTORY II AP

 

Our AP class is designed at the college level to provide you with the analytical skills, factual knowledge, and writing abilities necessary to deal effectively with the people, issues, movements and events in the United States' past. Specifically, US History II AP covers the periods in United States history from the Gilded Age to the early 21st Century. Our enriching journey will culminate with the AP Test on Friday, May 5, 2017.

Below you will find notes, assignments and other materials you will need for class. Please check back frequently for updates.

Course Description (.pdf file)

AP US History II District Syllabus (.pdf file)

 

AP Test Overview: Skills, Learning Objectives, Evaluation 

 

UNIT 1: The Gilded Age

        Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)

 

UNIT 2: Imperialism & The Spanish American War

         Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
Mahan SAQ - Due Wednesday, 9/30/15
Identifications - Due, Friday, 10/2/15

 

 

  UNIT 3: The Progressive Era

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)

 

Identifications - Due, Friday, 10/28/16

 

Read Chapters 28 & 29 through pg. 665 "Wilson at the Peak"

 

 

Make Your Own DBQ Project

 

Question Due: Wednesday, 10/26/16

Documents Due: Monday, 10/31/16

Final Project Due: Monday, 11/7/16

 

 

 

  UNIT 4: World War I

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

 

  UNIT 5: The Roaring Twenties

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 

 

  UNIT 6: The Great Depression & The New Deal

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 

 

 

UNIT 7: World War II

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 

 

UNIT 8: The Cold War Origins

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 

 

 

UNIT 9: IKE, JFK, & LBJ

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

UNIT 10: The Vietnam War

     Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

UNIT 11: The 1970s - Nixon, Ford, & Carter

  Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

 

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

UNIT 12: The Rise of the New Right - Reagan thru Obama

  Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

 

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

UNIT 13: Post AP Test

  Please print the following .pdf files and bring them to class:

 

.pdf files (requires adobe acrobat reader)
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

useful links:

 

DBQ help & hints

 

US economic history resource page

 

the US national debt clock - find out how much you owe

 

 

a ridiculous amount of US History AP information

(this is a link to mr. wingren's website, no sense in reinventing the wheel)

 

chronology of US historical documents

 

100 milestone documents

 

100 greatest speeches