This resource contains 24 pages of notes aligned within Time Period #3 [1754 to 1800] 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
. This product is one of two modules for this Time Period.
APUSH Time Period #3 Module A [1754 to 1787] Student Notes
APUSH Time Period #3 Module B [1787 to 1800] Student Notes
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 British imperial attempts to reassert control over its colonies and the colonial reaction to these attempts produced a new American republic, along with struggles over the new nation’s social, political, and economic identity.
General James Wolf
The Noble Savage
Sons of Liberty
Mercy Otis Warren
An organized presentation of lecture topics [headings and subheadings] designed to serve as an instructional tool to guide student inquiry
3.1 The Great War for Empire - French and Indian War [1754 to 1763
3.2 The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America
3.3 Our Savage Neighbors: Pontiac vs. the Paxton Boys [1763-1766]
3.4 The Rejection of Empire 1763 to 1770
3.5 The Logic of Resistance [1770 to 1774]
3.6 "We Hold These Truths to Be Self Evident" 
3.7 Tyranny, Like Hell, Is Not Easily Conquered – Or Is It?
3.9 Fighting the Revolution: The Big Picture [1776 to 1783]
3.10 The World Turned Upside Down, 1783
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APUSH Course Outline
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Complete set of APUSH Student Notes [Coming August 2018]