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A.P. U.S. History
Period 1: 1491-1607
Period 2: 1607-1754
Period 3 1754-1800
Period 4: 1800-1848
Period 5: 1844-1877
Period 6: 1865-1898
Period 7, Part 1 : 1890-1929
Period 7,Part 2: 1929-1945
Period 8: 1945-1980
Period 9: 1980 to Present
Themes at Turn of the 20th Century
World War I
The Jazz Age
The Great Depression
The New Deal
World War II
The Civil Rights Era
The Vietnam War Era
Nixon to Carter
The Modern Era
What is "Government?"
Origins of US Gov't
The Legislative Branch
The Executive Branch
The Judicial Branch
Intro. to Law
The Purpose, Values and Kinds of Law
American Legal System
Consumer and Housing Law
What is Culture?
The Roman Empire
Early Africa & the Americas
The Muslim World
Empires of the Americas
European Middle Ages
Buddhism and Hinduism
The Age of Exploration and Enlightenment
What is Psychology?
All About Oil
APUSH Period 2 1607-1754 Colonization of North America
"Europeans and American Indians maneuvered and fought for dominance, control and security in North America, and distinctive colonial and native societies emerged. "
2.1Differences in imperial goals, cultures, and the North American environments that different empires confronted led Europeans to develop diverse patterns of colonization.
I. 17th century Spanish, French, Dutch, and British colonizers embraced different social and economic goals, cultural assumptions, folkways, resulting in varied models of colonization.
II. The British-American system of slavery developed out of the economic, demographic, and geographic characteristics of the British controlled regions of the New World.
III. Along with other factors, environmental and geographical variations, including climate and natural resources, contributed to regional differences in what would become the British colonies.
2.2. European colonization efforts in North America stimulated intercultural contact and intensified conflict between the various groups of colonizers and native peoples.
I. Competition over resources between European rivals led to conflict within and between North American colonial possessions and American Indians.
II. Clashes between European and American Indian social and economic values caused change in both cultures.
2.3. The increasing political, economic, and cultural exchanges within the "Atlantic World" had a profound impact on the development of colonial societies in North America.
I. "Atlantic World" commercial, religious, philosophical, and political interactions among Europeans, Africans, and American native peoples stimulated economic growth, expanded social networks, and reshaped labor systems.
II. Britain's desire to maintain a viable North American empire in the face of growing internal challenges and external competition inspired efforts to strengthen its imperial control, stimulating increasing resistance from colonists who had grown accustomed to a large measure of autonomy.
Activities and Exercises:
Chapter 2 History Movie Critic
Birth of a Colony: North Carolina
Birth of NC student sheet.docx
APUSH Code 7 Today's Meet Link
APUSH Code 3 Today's Meet
Chapter 3 History Movie Critic:
PBS Series "God in America" : Episode #1 " A New Adam"
Study Guide Questions
PBS Series: African Americans, Many Rivers We Cross: Episode 1 The Black Atlantic
See reading guide for questions
Crash Course: Colonization of America
Crash Course: Natives and English
Crash Course: The Quakers and the Dutch
Anglicans, Puritans Separatists?
Khan Academy : Varieties of Protestantism
The Pueblo Revolt: The Other American Revolution
APUSH Newman Notes
Chapter 3: Colonial Society in the 18th Century
*Corresponding Pageant Reading: Chapter 5
For directions and expectations, see “Specific Guidelines for Reading and Outlining Assignment” in the summer reading packet.
The Structure of Colonial Society
ii. Religious toleration
iii. No Hereditary Aristocracy
iv. Social Mobility
d. Monetary System
The Great Awakening
a. Jonathan Edwards
b. George Whitefield
Achievements in Arts and Sciences
a. Elementary Education
b. Higher Education
b. The Zenger Case
D. Rural Folkways
Emergence of a National Character
A. Structure of Government
B. Local Government
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