This course is designed to provide students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in U .S .history. The program prepares students for intermediate and advanced college courses by making demands upon them equivalent to those made by full-year introductory college courses. Students should learn to assess historical materials—their relevance to a given interpretive problem, reliability, and importance—and to weigh the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship.

1- Introduction
1- Welcome
2- Course Description
3- Understanding Plagiarism
4- U.S. History Topics
5- MLA Formatting MSWord 2007
6- MLA Documentation updates
7- MLA Citation
8- MLA Incorporating Sources

2- AP Exam
1- AP Exam
2- The DBQ
3- DBQ part 2
4- DBQ Scoring Rubric

3- Unit 1: Exploration & Colonization
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- The World Before 1492
Essay: Columbus and the Columbian Exchange
3- The First Americans
Assignment: European Discovery of the New World
4- Exploration and Discovery
Essay: Spanish Discovery of the New World
5- Colonization
Assignment: Colonization
6- Origins & Nature of New World Slavery
Assignment: Indentured Servitude and Slavery
7- Religion in the Colonies
Assignment: Puritans
8- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

4- Unit 2: Toward Revolution
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- Patterns of Change
Assignment: Toward Revolution
3- The American Revolution
Assignment: The Revolutionary War
4- Religion, Race & Gender
Essay: The Constitution
Assignment: Impact of the Revolution
5- The Founders
Assignment: Who Were the Delegates
6- Review
7- Review part 2
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

5- Unit 3: Nation Building
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- The Critical Period: America in the 1780s
3- U.S. Constitution & The Bill of Rights
Assignment: Ratification the Constitution
4- The First New Nation
Assignment: Burr-Hamilton Duel
5- Anti-Slavery
6- Review
7- Review part 2
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

6- Unit 4: Growing Pains
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- Jeffersonian Republicanism
Assignment: Federalists and Jeffersonians
3- War of 1812
Assignment: War of 1812
4- The Era of Good Feelings
5- Jacksonian Democracy
Assignment: Jacksonian Democracy
6- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

7- Unit 5: Defining America
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- Westward Expansion
Assignment: Westward Expansion
Essay: The Alamo
3- Indian Removal
Essay: Indian Removal
4- Religion and the Early Republic
5- Pre-Civil War Culture
Assignment: An Industrializing Nation
6- Pre-Civil War Reform
Assignment: Religion and Reform
7- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

8- Unit 6: Nation Divided
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- Pre-Civil War South
Assignment: Sectional Conflict
Assignment: Escalating Crisis
3- The Impending Crisis
Essay: John Brown
4- The Civil War
Essay: Secession
5- The Civil War part 2
Assignment: The Civil War
6- Reconstruction
Assignment: Reconstruction
7- Along the Color Lines
Assignment: After Slavery
8- Review
9- Review part 2
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

9- Unit 7: Rise of Industry
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- Closing the Western Frontier
3- Industrialization and the Working Class
Essay: Industrial America
4- The Huddled Masses
Assignment: Immigration
5- Making of Modern America
Assignment: Responses to Industrialism
6- Struggle for Women’s Suffrage
Assignment: Women’s Roles
7- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

10- Unit 8: Politics in the Gilded Age
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- The Gilded Age
Essay: Organized Labor
3- United States Becomes a World Power
Assignment: Imperialism
4- The Political Crisis of the 1890s
Assignment: Urban Political Machines
5- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

11- Unit 9: Progressivism & the Great War
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- The Progressive Era
Assignment: Progressive Reform
3- World War I
Essay: Progress and Poverty
4- World War I part 2
Assignment: World War I
5- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

12- Unit 10: The 1920s and 1930s
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- The Jazz Age: The American 1920s
Essay: 1920s
3- Controversies of the 1920s
Assignment: Controversies of 1920s
4- 1930s
Assignment: Great Depression & the New Deal
5- Review
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

13- Unit 11: Rise of a Super Power
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- America at War: WWII
Assignment: World War II
3- Japanese Internment
Essay: Japanese Internment
4- Post-War America: 1945-1960
Assignment: McCarthyism
5- Korean War
6- Cold War Years
Assignment: Cold War
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

14- Unit 12: Finding Our Way
1- Introduction
Assignment: Theme Discussion
2- The Tumultuous 1960s
Assignment: Turbulent Times
3- Civil Rights Movement
Essay: Civil Rights Organizations
4- Vitenam War
Assignment: Tumultuous 1960s
5- The Vietnam War part 2
Essay: Vietnam War
6- 1970s
Assignment: Nixon and Watergate
7- The 1980s
8- 1990s
Assignment: Twentieth Century
9- 21st Century
Quiz: Multiple-Choice Test
Essay: Essay Test

15- AP Exam Review
1- Preparing for the AP Exam

16- Course Survey
Handout: Course Survey
Assignment: Course Survey