This resource contains 33 pages of notes aligned with Time Period #2 [1607 to 1754] of the Advanced Placement United States History curriculum
. In addition to notes and graphics in the hard copy handouts, you can access the Web-based version of all class notes on my course website
All Student Notes are offered in Microsoft Word and PDF formats. They include:
A cover page that presents a visual preview of the 12 individual or groups who will be used to help tell the larger story of Europeans and American Indians fighting for dominance, control, and security in North America.
Sir George Calvert
Slaves in the West Indies
Tituba the Slave
An organized presentation of lecture topics [headings and subheadings] designed to serve as an instructional tool to guide student inquiry
2.1 Virginia and the Chesapeake after 1607
2.2 Sugar and Slaves: The Rise of the Planter Class in the English West Indies
2.3 Radicals in the Wilderness - Puritans, Pilgrims, and a City on a Hill 
2.4 Traders in the Wilderness - Dutch and Quaker New World Visions
2.5 Blood and Betrayal: New England vs. Native Americans [1621 to 1676]
2.6 King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity
2.7 Resistance and Rebellion in the English Colonies (1636 to 1739)
2.8 Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God - The First Great Awakening [1739-1744]
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APUSH Course Outline
See how I organize Time Periods and Modules within the entire Advanced Placement curriculum. The breakdown is designed to help teachers focus their lessons and help students master the content. In my current teaching assignment I meet my students in a one hour block schedule (3-4 meetings per week) and the equivalent of 120 contact hours before the national exam in May.
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Complete set of APUSH Student Notes [Coming August 2018]