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REVISED HW SHEET!!!!!! + NEW HW Sheet for Semester II!!!!!!!!
Edward R. Murrow High School Social Studies

A. Barge, Principal I.A. Ms. Mazzini-Chin
AP US History – Homework Packet

Directions:

  • At the top of your homework page, you write your name, band, date, and HW assignment number.

  • All answers should be answered in complete sentences and IN YOUR OWN WORDS. Copying answers from your textbook or elsewhere will not be accepted. Use ANALYSIS – discuss the hows and whys.

  • Question homework assignments are not to exceed 3 pages in length (loose-leaf = 3 pages front and back; typed = 3, 1.5 spacing pages). It is an important skill to keep your thoughts clear and concise. Outlines w/ essay, 3 pages for each part; Outline alone, 6 pages.

  • During Semester I will randomly collect at least TEN (10) homework assignments. Therefore, you must thoroughly complete every assignment. Late homework assignments will not be accepted.

  • In the event of an excused absence, you are responsible for making up missed assignments. If you are absent on a day when homework is collected, you must hand in that homework assignment on the day you return to school. Please write the word “ABSENT” on the top of the page when submitting your makeup homework assignment. Check online weebly for updated assignment due dates/announcements.

  • Each assignment includes reading selections from the text Out of Many (physical text) or American Pageant (PDF from internet), your sourcebook – American Spirit, and the review book; plus supplemental readings. If you need additional information you may have to do additional independent research to answer some of the questions.

Homework assignments will be graded using the following scale:

10 – 9 points: Homework is completed thoroughly and handed in on time. Answers illustrate a strong understanding of the material. All questions are answered, supported by relevant facts and details found in the reading. How and Why – analysis was used in your responses. Makes relevant and clear references to Sourcebook and documents provided.

8 – 7 points: Homework is completed thoroughly and handed in on time. Answers illustrate a good understanding of the material. All questions are answered, supported by relevant facts and details found in the reading. Some analysis was accomplished. Makes limited references to Sourcebook and documents provided.

6 – 5 points: Answers illustrate little understanding of the material. Answers are not supported by relevant facts and details, showing little effort to complete assignment. Lack of reasoning/proof for ideas.

0 points: No homework handed in; clear evidence of plagiarism.



New APUSH Exam

Themes

Time Periods/Eras

  1. Identity

  2. Work Exchange and Technology

  3. Peopling/Migration

  4. Politics and Power

  5. America in the World

  6. Environment and Geography

  7. Ideas, Beliefs, Culture

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 1890 – 1945

Period 8 1945 – 1980

Period 9 1980 – Present


Multiple choice will be based on primary and secondary assessments (less pure fact recall!). There will be less multiple choice questions. There will now be short answers, longer answers (called FRE – Free Response Essays or Long Essays), and a DBQ – MORE WRITING! *Economic History = 15% of the exam

Sample Question: Analyze how changes in class identity and gender roles have related to economic, social, and cultural transformations since the late 19th century. When writing a HW Essay you are to focus on one or two themes from the above list, keep that in mind.

LOOK AT HW #26 and #27 – THEY ARE DUE AFTER THANKSGIVING BUT THEY ARE UBER LONG!?!? START EARLY!!!!

HW #26 Industrialization and Populism AND Captains of Industry

HW #26 Industrialization and Populism Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Industry Comes of Age 1865-1900 and Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age 1869-1896 –read this already] {Sourcebook Big Business 24C1-2, Trusts 24B1-3, Labor Unions 24E3, 24E4, 24E5, 26E1-2, Populists 26D1, 26D2, 26F2} **Read these chapters very carefully.** (no outline/essay…but this HW has a LOT to it!)

DUE: Mon. 11/30 A and B-Bands

Tues 12/1 G-Band

a. Identify each of the following and explain how each was related to government regulation of RRs: RR rates,

Grangers, Farmers’ Alliance, Munn v. Illinois, Interstate Commerce Commission; vertical and horizontal integration;

b. Identify each of the following and explain how workers organizing grew from having little public support to having

public support: Great Strike of 1877, Haymarket Square Bombing, Homestead Strike, and the Pullman Strike (refer

specifically to 26E1-2).

c. Identify each of the following and explain its/his role in the development of the American labor movement: Knights of

Labor & Terrence Powderly, American Federation of Labor & Samuel Gompers (refer to 24E5), Eugene Debs, Wobblies

(IWW) & William Haywood.

d. To what extent should the government regulate business? In your response, consider the actions taken against the RRs

in the late 1800s.

e. Create a CHART- title and explain the arguments for the defenders and critics of trusts.

BE SPECIFIC AND HAVE MANY ARGUMENTS on both sides!!!!!
HW #27 Populists; Tammany Hall and Political Machines ; Urbanization; Unions!!!! Oh, my!

DUE: Fri. 12/4 All Bands 4 CHAPTERS!!!!

Populists Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP sections of Political Paralysis in the Gilded Age (read already); Industry Comes of Age 1865-1900 (read already), America Moves to the City ], and The Great West and the Agricultural Revolution 1865-1896; {Sourcebook 25B1-5, 26D1, 26D2, 26F2, 29B2}

a.   Describe the problems faced by the farmers in the late 1800s (refer to 26D1).

b.   Define “populism” and explain the major ideas of the Populist Party.

c. Discuss the candidates, the issues, and the significance of the election of 1896.

(Refer to the speech made by Bryan in 26F2 in your response.)

d. Describe the experience of the “New Immigrants” in America. (You must refer to at least two of the sourcebook

documents in your response.)

e. Explain the major changes in immigration laws during 1860-1930.

f. Identify and explain the role of “the boss” and “the machine” in urban politics during the mid to late 1800s.

g. OUTLINE America Moves to the City chapter only!!! - simply outline (not to be confused with a simple

outline…remember format and be thorough!)

h. SHORT ESSAY Were political machines more harmful or useful to urbanites?



  1. Explain 2 arguments as to why political machines were harmful/useful.

  2. Explain 1 contrasting argument to your above one, dispel the argument.

  3. Explain how the point of view you identified in Part A was a response to or responsible for ONE specific United States government action.

HW #28 Progressive Era Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt 1901-1912] {Sourcebook 25E4, 29A1, 29A2, 29B1} DUE: Wed. 12/9 ALL Bands



  1. OUTLINE – simply outline (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. How did muckrakers contribute to the rise of the Progressive Era? (define the Progressive Era in your answer) (refer to 29A1, 29A2), answer in paragraph form.

  3. SHORT ESSAY Was progressivism an answer to the problems of industrialization?

  1. Explain 3 problems of industrialization

  2. Explain how the problems in A were solved by Progressive policies/practices (BE SPECIFIC); refer to the practices of: recall, referendum, and initiative in your answer.

HW #29 T. Roosevelt Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt 1901-1912 and Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad] {Sourcebook 30A1, 30A2} (no essay!)



DUE: Fri. 12/11 ALL Bands

  1. Identify each of the following and explain how each reflected Theodore Roosevelt’s belief in a strong executive: Northern Securities Case, “trust-busting,” the anthracite coal strike, The Hepburn Act, The Food and Drug Act, and The Conservation Commission.

  2. Identify and explain how each of the following was intended to bring a “New Freedom” to the United States: Federal Reserve System, Federal Trade Commission Act, The Clayton Antitrust Act, Underwood Tariff.

  3. OUTLINE - *Ch. on Wilson only! simply outline (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  4. COMPARE and CONTRAST: Using the sources (30A1 & 30A2) briefly compare and contrast the differences between Roosevelt and Wilson.

HW #30 Imperialism Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Empire and Expansion 1890-1909 Ch. 27 in 15th edition] {Sourcebook 28D3} (no outline! no essay!) DUE: Wed. 12/16 ALL Bands

a.   Why did the U.S. undertake a policy of imperialism in the late 1800s? (Refer specifically to 28D3)

b.  Briefly explain U.S. interests and actions in the following: Mexico, Canada, and Hawaii.

c.   Was imperialism in the late 1800s a new U.S. policy or a continuation of U.S. policies from the past?
N.B. HW dates are approximate due dates! Things may change…usually making them later not earlier…I will keep you posted.
AFTER DEC. HOLIDAY BREAK: DUE: Wed. 1/6 ALL Bands

HW #1

(1) Look over Ch. 28 Progressivism and the Republican Roosevelt, 1901-1912 and Ch. 29 Wilsonian Progressivism at Home and Abroad 1912-1916.

(2) Ch. 30 The War to End War 1917-1918 – OUTLINE only; be sure to include Eugene Debs and other key figures and items.
Suggested film: 1920’s: Ken Burns’ Prohibition Documentary
PROJECT: Walking Tour DUE 1/8!!!!!!!! (See Project Sheet for details)
HW #2 Women and the 1920s Life Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 31 in 15th Edition American Life in the “Roaring Twenties” 1919-1929] DUE: Fri. 1/8


  1. OUTLINE – simply outline (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. SHORT ESSAY (one big body paragraph, approx. 11 minutes worth of length!)

  1. Briefly explain TWO issues/problems that caused the popularity of the Progressive movement during the first two decades of the twentieth century. {HINT: Use WOMEN’S issues for one!!!}

  2. Briefly explain how the Progressive movement aided people in solving the issues/problems of the era that you used for part (a).

  3. Briefly explain ONE example of how the American people resisted changes brought about by the Progressive movement during the same period.

Suggested film: 1920’s: Ken Burns’ Prohibition Documentary


EXAM Multiple Choice: Imperialism, WWI, women.

CONTINUED 


HW #3 1920s Boom and Bust Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 32 in 15th Edition – The Politics of Boom and Bust]

DUE: Wed. 1/13 REMEMBER THIS DAY IS YOUR SPEAKEASY DAY!!! DRESS TO IMPRESS – YOU MUST, part of class participation grade/portfolio for this day!

  1. OUTLINE – simply outline (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. ESSAY – Evaluate the extent to which it was social and economic issues within the US that influenced U.S. foreign policy in the 1920s. {*must refer to at least ONE document from Sourcebook – cite it!}.


ESSAY EXAM 1920s Wed. 1/20 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Posted on Weebly, exams drop down)
HW #4 Great Depression Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 33 in 15th Edition - The Great Depression and the New Deal, AND Ch. 34 Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Shadow of War].

DUE: Tues. 1/19 for B and G Bands; Thurs. 1/21 for A-Band.

  1. OUTLINE – simply outline both chapters! (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. SHORT ESSAY (one big body paragraph, approx. 11 minutes worth of length!!! *you may need to refer to chapter you read earlier).

  1. Briefly explain TWO examples that express how farmers and factory workers did not easily adapt to changes stemming from industrialization in the years 1865-1900.

  2. Briefly explain how these reasons/examples from part (a) foreshadow and connect to the socio-economic problems building in the 1920s.

  3. Briefly discuss how those problems in (b) contributed to the Great Depression.

  1. Explain Herbert Hoover’s philosophy on the relationship between government and economy. What did he mean by the phrase ‘rugged individualism’? Compare and contrast FDR’s philosophy on the relationship between government and the economy with that of Hoover. {Sourcebook: Refer specifically to 33C1-4.}

Suggested films:

1930’s/Great Depression: Ken Burn’s Dust Bowl Documentary, Grapes of Wrath, Cinderella Man.
ESSAY EXAM Great Depression + New Deal TAKE HOME Essay over Regents Week!!!!!!! 2 PAGES TYPED LIMIT!!!!!!!

Due the day you get back from Regents week…start of Semester II. (Posted on Weebly, exams drop down).

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SEMESTER II

HW #5 WWII Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 35 in 15th Edition – America in World War II 1941-1945] DUE: .



  1. OUTLINE – simply outline both chapters! (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. ESSAY: How did WWII impact the social/political/and economic home front? {*must refer to at least TWO documents from Sourcebook – cite them!}

HW #6 Cold War Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 36 in 15th Edition – The Cold War Begins 1945-1952] DUE: .



  1. OUTLINE – simply outline chapter! (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!!! Be sure to include the origins of the Cold War and the tensions b/w the U.S. and the U.S.S.R.

  2. CHART: describe the basic elements of President Truman’s containment policy. Include arguments for and against in a T-Chart.

  3. ESSAY: Evaluate Truman’s Presidency - Discuss 3 of his domestic policies and 3 of his foreign policies and how this informs your ultimate evaluation. MOVIE ALERT! AND: Include one paragraph in your essay where you discuss how two specific scenes from the movie, Goodnight, Goodluck: The story of Edward R. Murrow, further prove/disprove the thesis of your essay. You must think carefully to create a thesis for this essay b/c the task does not lead you to one…suggestion: make a list of domestic and foreign policies and then decide what you want to say about Truman.

Suggested films: Pearl Harbor, Saving Private Ryan 

 

MULTIPLE CHOICE EXAM Great Depression/New Deal/WWII/Korean War/1950s – oh, my!

Get your 60’s Clothes Ready!!!

HW #7 Civil Rights Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 37 in 15th Edition – The Eisenhower Era 1952-1960] DUE: .



  1. OUTLINE – LONG outline chapter! (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. No ESSAY!


You should have seen me with your thesis for your research essay, if applicable.

Spring Break!
HW #8 Civil Rights 60’s Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 38 in 15th Edition – The Stormy Sixties 1960-1968] DUE: .

  1. OUTLINE – simply outline the chapter! (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. ESSAY: What internal and external challenges did the Civil Rights movement face and to what extent were they able to create social and political change in America? (Make sure to discuss NAACP, SNCC, SCLC, CORE, key leaders Democratic Party, Civil Rights legislation and Court cases.) You can write a 3 page essay this time! {*must refer to at least TWO documents from Sourcebook – cite them!}

Suggested films – on Civil Rights: The Butler, 42, Malcolm X (The Movie, 1992).


Continued 

HW #9 1970’s Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 39 in 15th Edition – The Stalemated Seventies 1968- 1980] DUE: .



N.B. There is less than one month until the APUSH EXAM!?!?!

  1. NO OUTLINE! Questions instead:

  1. How did U.S. involvement in the war affect domestic programs?

  2. Discuss the programs sponsored by Johnson’s plan for a Great Society. What was their impact on urban poverty in the late 1960s?

  3. What was the impact of the assassinations of MLK Jr. and Robert Kennedy on the election of 1968?

  4. How were the “politics of identity” movements different from earlier civil rights organizations? In what ways did the various movements resemble one another?  

  5. Why did Richard Nixon enjoy such a huge electoral victory in 1972? Discuss his foreign and domestic policies. What led to his sudden downfall?

  1. CHART ( *you may need to refer to chapter you read earlier): Assess the validity of this statement: The foreign and domestic problems of the 1970’s were an extension of issues established in previous decades. {*must refer to at least TWO documents from Sourcebook – cite them!}

Chart set up: Foreign problems | extension/not | Proof (example) + Reason (explanation)

Domestic problems | extension/not | Proof (example) + Reason (explanation)



  1. TAKE HOME ESSAY EXAM – Graded as an essay exam.

Shifts in party control of the presidency during the twentieth century have typically NOT brought major shifts in domestic policy. Assess the validity of this statement.

Illustrate your argument by discussing the extent to which TWO of the following presidents adopted the DOMESTIC programs of the previous presidential administrations given in parentheses beneath their names.



  • Woodrow Wilson (administration of William H. Taft and Theodore Roosevelt)

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt (administration of Herbert Hoover)

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower (administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman)

  • Richard M. Nixon (administration of Lyndon B. Johnson and John F. Kennedy)


RESEARCH ESSAY (* Speak to teacher regarding details of paper)
Intro. + Thesis on two full pages (typed) of writing. Bibliography must be attached (not counted as part of two pages). Times New Roman, 12 pt. font, no more than 1 inch margins, double or 1.5 spacing only.
No Homework this week – so study all topics for APUSH Exam!!! Do practice questions!!!

ESSAY EXAM Post Civil War Era Essays!!! This is a two essay exam. Be ready.
HW #10 Conservatism 1980’s + Modern Presidents (President Obama) Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 40 in 15th Edition – The Resurgence of Conservatism 1980-1992 AND Ch. 41 America Confronts the Post-Cold War Era 1992-2011]

DUE: .


  1. OUTLINE – simply outline both chapters! (not to be confused with a simple outline…remember format and be thorough!)

  2. ESSAY: Assess the growing political appeal of conservatism in American life during the Reagan administration – did it help or hinder social, political, and economic progress and foreign policies? {*must refer to at least TWO documents from Sourcebook – cite them!}

HW #11 Now! Look for corresponding topic chapter(s) in text [AP Ch. 42 in 15th Edition – The American People Face A New Century] DUE: .



a. READ ONLY.
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***May 6: AP US History Exam, 7:30 a.m. SHARP. They will not let you in if you are late.***

***Bring non-messy snacks, water, a watch, and a sweatshirt!!!***

May 11th - May 15th: Regents Review (?) Regents Practice HWs. Get assignments for Documentary Project.

May 18th: Research Essays Due!!! (if applicable)

May 27th: In Class Current Events Presentations Begin (more about this after exam). Documentary Project!!!!!!
REVIEW SESSION TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Meet in room 340D for AP Exam Review –

(* Speak to teacher regarding details of review schedule; come to sessions prepared!)


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