This resource contains 22 pages of notes aligned within Time Period #3 [1787 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 three 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
This resource contains 24 pages of notes aligned with] of the Advanced Placement United States History curriculum. Download available as an editable Word Document and PDF. Handout includes:
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.
An organized presentation of lecture topics [headings and subheadings] designed to serve as an instructional tool to guide student inquiry
3.11 Aftermath of the Revolution - The Critical Period 1783 -1789
3.12 America's First Constitution – “A Rope of Sand”
3.13 The Horrid Specter of Anarchy 
3.14 Plain, Honest Men - The Philadelphia Convention 
3.15 A Brilliant Solution - Compromises at the Constitutional Convention 
3.16 Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution [1787-1788]
3.17 Launching the New Ship of State – The Washington Presidency 
3.18 The Birth of Political Parities [1789-1793]
3.19 Laying the Cornerstone of Foreign Policy [1793-1796]
3.20 One and Done - The Presidency of John Adams [1796-1800]
3.21 A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election of 1800
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Complete set of APUSH Student Notes [Coming August 2018]