Click here to return to 
the AP US History Welcome page
A.P. U.S. History Dr. Schulkin
Daily Assignments Third Quarter

Click here to switch to Dr. Salinger's syllabus


  Jan. 9 Jan. 16 Jan. 23 Jan. 30 Feb. 6 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 March 6  
  March 27 April 3 April 10 April 17 April 24 May 1 May 8 May 15 May 22  

Week of January 9

    Jan. 9: Introduction to Semester II.   (Joint Meeting)
Potential Research Paper Sites ->->->->->->
    Jan. 10: People, pp 509-517t and part I of WHDC materials.
    Jan. 11: People, pp 517t-523b and part II of WHDC materials.
Catalogs of Local Libraries ->->->->->->
    Jan. 12: People, pp 523b-529 and remaining WHDC materials.
    Jan. 13: Trip to White House Decision Center. 

Week of January 16

    Jan. 16 Holiday.
    Jan. 17: Research problem proposal with list of potential sources due.
Read People, pp 308-316m.
    Jan. 18: Response to simulation experience at WHDC due.
Lecture:  Industrial Growth and the Rise of Big Business.
    Jan. 19: People, pp 316m-322t.   Lecture:  Industrial Growth and the Rise of Big Business.
    Jan. 20: People, pp 322t-325.  Multiple-choice quiz.

Week of January 23

    Jan. 23: People, pp 326-334b.   Video: Immigrant Experience.
    Jan. 24: People, pp 334b-342t.
    Jan. 25: Plain Folk, pp 3-13.   Discussion of autobiography.
    Jan. 26: Plain Folk, pp 22-34.    Lecture: Immigration.
    Jan. 27: Plain Folk, pp 37-48.    Lecture: "The Breadgivers."

Week of January 30

    Jan. 30: Plain Folk, pp 49-57; 124-131.
    Jan. 31: Plain Folk, pp 97-114.
    Feb. 1: Plain Folk, pp 132-147.   Fishbowl Debate.
    Feb. 2: Double English.
    Feb. 3: Plain Folk, pp 164-175.   Discussion of Plain Folk.   (Double History)

Week of February 6

    Feb. 6: Thesis, outline and list of works consulted due.   Research paper interviews begin.
    Feb. 7: Research paper interviews.   Work on research paper.
    Feb. 8: Research paper interviews.   Work on research paper.
    Feb. 9: Research paper interviews.   Work on research paper.
    Feb. 10: In-class essay on Plain Folk.   (Joint: 60/40)

Week of February 13

    Feb. 13: People, pp 347-355b.
    Feb. 14: People, pp 355b-362.
    Feb. 15: "Up From Slavery?," pp 1-6t."
    Feb. 16: Up From Slavery?," pp 6t-12.
    Feb. 17: No class.   In-service day.

Week of February 20

  Feb. 20: Holiday.
    Feb. 21: First Draft of research paper due.
Introduction to Progressivism.   (Bring your textbook to class)
    Feb. 22: Review for mid-term examination.
    Feb. 23: Mid-term examination.   (Joint: 60/40).
    Feb. 24: People, pp 375-381.

Week of February 27

    Feb. 27: People, pp 382-391b (emphasize 387-391b).
    Feb. 28: People, pp 391b-397.
    March 1: People, pp 398-404m.
    March 2: People, pp 404m-414 (emphasize 410-414).
    March 3: Final draft of term paper due.   Lecture: The Women's Suffrage Movement.

Week of March 6

    March 6: Review People, chapter 21, and read AMSCO review book, chapter 21.
Mini-Lecture: The Harlem Renaissance.   (Joint: 60/40)
    March 7: In-class DBQ on Progressivism.   (Joint: 60/40)
    March 8: People, pp 416-423t.
    March 9: People, pp 425m-432b.
    March 10: Rise of the Ghetto, pp 1-6.

Fourth Quarter Assignments

Week of March 27

    March 27: Video: FDR and the New Deal.
    March 28: People, pp 434-443t.
    March 29: People, pp 443t-453.
    March 30: People, pp 454-463t.
    March 31: People, pp 463t-470.

Week of April 3

    April 3: Video: The Homefront.   (Double History)
Read People, pp 471-478b; 479m-481m; 483-487b.
    April 4: People, pp 489-497.   (Double History)
People, pp 498-508.   (Emphasize 498-500;  506-508.)
    April 5: Review for Mid-term examination.
    April 6: Double English.   Essay on The Homefront due.
    April 7: Mid-term examination.   (Joint: 60/40)

Week of April 10

    April 10: People, pp 530-538t.
    April 11: People, pp 538t-546b.
    April 12: People, pp 548-557b.
    April 13: People, pp 557b-564m.
    April 14: Video: The Vietnam War.   Read AMSCO, pp 605b-611b; 619-621b.

Week of April 17

    April 17: AMSCO, pp 23-38t.   Lecture: Changing Shape of Woman's Sphere.
    April 18: AMSCO, pp 42-55.   Lecture: Changing Roles of Women and the Women's Movement.
    April 19: Review for the AP exam.
    April 20: Review for the AP exam.
    April 21: Review for the AP exam.

Week of April 24

    April 24: Lecture: Changing Immigration Policies and Patterns since 1921
    April 25: Review for the AP exam.
    April 26: Review for the AP exam.   (Double History)
    April 27: Review for the AP exam.
    April 28: Review for the AP exam.   (Double History)

Week of May 1

    May 1: Review for the AP exam.   (English Language AP exam)
    May 2: Review for the AP exam.
    May 3: Review for the AP exam.   (AP Calculus exams)
    May 4: Review for the AP exam.   Optional evening review session.
    May 5: AP exam.

Week of May 8

    May 8: Introduction to the OHP.
    May 9: Breaking Through, pp 1-28.
    May 10: Breaking Through, pp 29-60.
    May 11: Breaking Through, pp 61-93.
    May 12: Problem and List of Sources for OHP due.


Week of May 15

    May 15: Breaking Through, pp 94-126.
    May 16: Breaking Through, pp 127-162.
    May 17: Breaking Through, pp 163-195.
    May 18: Film on the McCarthy era. (Joint)
    May 19: Film on the McCarthy era. (Joint)


Week of May 22

    May 22: Final Draft of OHP due.   Discussion of film.
    May 23: Women, Work and Family simulation.   (Joint)
    May 24: Conclude simulation.   Begin The Fog of War. (Joint)
    May 25: The Fog of War continued.
    May 26: Finish viewing The Fog of War. Final paper due.