This resource contains 10 pages of notes aligned within Time Period #6 [1865 to 1890] 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 #6 Module A [1865 -1890] Student Notes
APUSH Time Period #6 Module B [1865 -1890] Student Notes
APUSH Time Period #6 Module C [1865 -1898] 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 The transformation of the United States from an agricultural to an increasingly industrialized and urbanized society brought about significant economic, political, diplomatic, social, environmental, and cultural changes.
Sitting Bull and George Custer
A Homestead Family
Benjamin 'Pap' Singleton
Helen Hunt Jackson
Richard Henry Pratt
Tom Torlino - Savage
Tom Torlino - Civilized
Frederick Jackson Turner
An organized presentation of lecture topics [headings and subheadings] designed to serve as an instructional tool to guide student inquiry:
6.1 Rival Rails: The Race to Build the Transcontinental Railroad [1863 to 1869]
6.2 Blood and Thunder - The Conquest of the West [1860 to 1890]
6.3 The Final Promise - The Campaign to Assimilate Native Americans [1880 to 1924]
6.4 Bloody Footprints - Migration and Settlement of the American West [1860 to 1890]
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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]