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1 Mr. Greez AP US History II Assignment Sheet ALL HOMEWORK MUST BE HAND WRITTEN. STUDENTS SHOULD SKIP 5 LINES AT THE TOP OF EACH HW Assign #1 Due Tues. Jan 29 th : (The West) 1. Read pages 604 to 642 (just skim over them) 2. Outline information about the following: a. Homstead Act p.622 b. The Dawes Act p. 634 c. Wounded Knee p Outline a response to parts of the DBQ on page Answer 1 to 15 page 642 Check answers: 1. c. 2. e 3. a 4. c. 5. a 6. e 7. b 8. d 9. e 10. c 11. d 12. a 13 d 14. b 5. Go the internet and find Fredric Jackson Turner s frontier thesis What is his thesis? Do you agree? Assign #2 (the rise of business) OK At the top of your homework skip lines. Write one thought provoking question. This is a question that. 1. Outline pages Assign #3 (labor) OK At the top of your homework skip lines. Write one thought provoking question. This is a question that. 1. Outline pages Great Issue in American History Read Document 9 page 113 and answer: What does this do to the Sherman Anti Trust Act Assign #4 (The City) 1. Read pages 663 to 671 (Just read the pages no HW will be collected) (The material may be on your test) Assign #5 1. Read pages 672 to Outline a response to the DBQ essay on page Complete 1 to 14 pp. 680 to 681 and then check you answers 1. c 2. b 3. e 4. e 5. b 6. a 7.c 8 d 9. b 10. a 11. c 12 d 13c 14. e Assign #6 (farmers) 1. Read pages 686 to In the Great Issues Book read the populist platform page 139 Document 4 Think about how much of their platform has been adapted. Assign #7 (The election of 1896) 1. Outline pages 694 to 700 Assign #8 (Plessy v. Ferguson) 1. outline pages 700 to 703 (Do a good job on this) 2. In the Great Issues Book read page 57 Document 19 + answer What does Harlan see that the other justices could not.

2 Assign #9 (Imperialism) + (Spanish American War) 1. read pages 703 to Outline pages 709 to pages 718 to 719 complete 1 to 14 just the answers and check your work 1. e 2. b 3. a 4. d 5. c 6.a 7. c 8. e 9. e 10. b 11. c 12. a 13. e 14. d Assign #10 (Introduction to Progressives) (The Wizard of Oz) 1. Do a light read of pages 723 to Slow down for the chart on page 725, Henry Street, referendum, recall, How the Other Half Lives, Muckracking, The AFL Assign# 11 (Women and Black Awakening) 1. Outline pages 744 to 748 Assign# 12 (TR) 1. Outline pages 748 to 755 Assign# 13 (Wilson) 1. Summarize Documents to A to G pages 757 to In The Great Issues Book p. 293 Document 14 What would Obama say about the address? 3. Answer 758 to to 14 check your work 1. b 2. c 3. a 4. d 5. b 6. e 7. e 8. b 9. c 10. b 11. a 12. e 13. a 14. c Assign# 14 (World Power) 1. Read pages 761 to 769 Assign# 15 (The Great War) 1. Outline page 769 to Visit the web site book mark the site 3. find and read the Guns of August and The Lusitania Assign # 16 (At home) 1. Read pages 778 to Digital History read Over Here WWI on the home front Assign #17 (Repression) 1. Outline pages 786 to 793 Assign #18 (Peace) 1. Outline pages In the Great Issue Book if you can read p. 223 Document 12 Was Borah right? 3. Write an introductory paragraph for the DBQ on page 796 It should be three sentences: 1. Background sentance 2. Restate the question 3. Thesis statement 4. pp. 798 to 799 answer 1 to 14 just the answer and check your work 1. c 2. e 3. a 4. e 5. d 6. c 7. a 8. c 9. b 10. e 11. c 12. b 13. a 14 d

3 Assign #19 (1920s) 1. Read pages 802 to 818 ( a light read ) Assign #20 (Resistance to modernity) 1. outline pages 818 to From Digital History read The Scopes Trial, The Ku Klux Klan, Immigration Restriction. Assign #21 (Business) 1. Read pages 824 to page 830 Assign #22 (Harlem Renaissance) 1. Outline pages 831 to 836 Assign #23 (20s review) 1. Read pages 837 to Create an outline and write a well developed thesis statement for the AP essay on p Plug the documents into your outline (Doc. A) 4. pp just the answers and check your work 1. e 2. b 3. a 4. c 5. a 6. e 7. d 8. b 9. c 10. a 11. d 12. c 13. a 14. e Assign #24 (The Crash) 1. Outline pages 848 to From Digital History read The Bonus Army Assign #25 (FDR and the New Deal) 1. Outline pages 854 to 862 Assign #26 (Dustbowl 2 nd and 3 rd New Deal) 1. Outline page 863 to Assign #27 (Culture) 1. Read pages 870 to Read Digital History Hollywood and the Great Depression and African Americans and the New Deal 3. Great Issues read Doc. 14 FDR on Court Reform Assign #28 (The Legacy of the New Deal) 1. Read pages 880 to Read Digital History the Legacy of the New Deal in your opinion: Was this the beginning of the end? 3. For the DBQ essay on page 882 write a powerful one paragraph response. 4. pp Just the answers and check your work to 1 to b 2. d 3. e 4. e 5. b 6. d 7. c 8. a 9. b 10. c 11. a 12. e 13. b 14. e

4 Assign #29 ( The coming of World War II) 1. Read pages 888 to Read Digital History Joe Louis 3. Read Digital History Collision Course in the Pacific Assign#30 (Home Front Internment) 1. Read pages 898 to Very carefully p. 900 and 901 outline the section about internment of Japanese Americans 3. Search the internet and print one image about Japanese internment or the treatment of Japanese Americans Be ready to share in class Assign #31 (War Strategy) 1.Read pages 911 to 917 Assign #32 (atomic bomb) 1. Outline pages 918 to 923 Assign # 33 (WWII impact ) 1.1 st Create an outline for the DBQ question on page Summarize Documents A to D 3. Plug Documents into your outline = (Doc A) 4. Complete 1 to 14 pages 926 to 927 just the answers check your work below 1. d 2. b 3. c 4. a 5. d 6. e 7. c 8. a 9. e 10. d 11. b 12. e 13. c 14. d Assign #34 (The Cold War) 1. Read pages 931 to Digital History read The Containment Policy 3. In the Great Issues book read page 412 Document 10 Kennan The Sources of Soviet Conduct Assign #35 (Truman & McCarthy) 1. Read pages 939 to Outline page 942 (Cold War at Home) to Digital History read the Cold War, The Truman Doctrine Assign #36 (Korean War) 1. Read pages 948 to Outline p. 954 Stalemate for Democrats to Digital History read Alger Hiss and The Rosenberg Case Assign #37 (Military Industrial Complex) 1. Read pages 957 to Page 962 DBQ essay select the three events and tell why 3. In Digital History read The Military Industrial Complex Answer: Why did Eisenhower fear the military industrial complex? 4. p. 965 to 967 answer 1 to 14 just the answers check your work below 1. e 2. b 3. a 4. d 5. b 6. e 7. d 8. e 9. b 10. d 11. e 12. c 13. a 14. e

5 Assign#38 (1950s culture) Read pages 970 to 986 (A light read) Assign #39 (Election of 1960) 1. Read pages 987 to Outline pages 994 to 997 Assign #40 (Cuban Missile Crisis) 1. Outline page 998 to For the DBQ essay on page 1002 Just list three pieces of evidence 3. p to 1005 just the answers check your work below 1. c 2. b. 3.d 4. b 5. c 6. e 7. a 8. c 9. b 10. d 11. b 12. e 13. c 14. e Assign #41 (Civil Rights Desegregation of Troops and Brown v. Board of Education) 1. Read pages 1008 to Read Digital History Little Rock 3. In the Great Issues Book read Document 2 Declaration of Ninety Six Southern Congressman Assign #42 (Civil Rights) (4 Little Girls) 1. Read pages 1016 to SUMMARIZE AND KNOW THE CHART ON PAGE Read Digital History Bombingham + Black Nationalism and Black Power 4. Read page 449 Document 3 I Have A Dream In writing respond is there anything you would add to the speech? Assign #43 (Civil Rights) 1. Read pages 1029 to Complete the DBQ essay on page 1043 (Please type this response) 3. Just the answers 1 to b 2. e 3. d 4. e 5. a 6. b 7. a 8. d 9. e 10. a 11. d 12. c 13. b 14. c Assign #44 (Vietnam) 1. Read pages 1051 to In Digital History read Ho Chi Minh + Why Vietnam Assign #45 (Great Society) 1. Outline pages 1060 to In The Great Issues Book read page 499 Johnson War on Poverty Write a response to the President giving him your opinion on his war on poverty. In writing Assign #46 (1968) 1. Outline page 1065 to Digital History Read Tet Offensive

6 Assign #47 (Movements) 1.Read pages 1070 to Digital History Read The New Left + The Making and Unmaking of the Counter Culture Assign #48 (Nixon) 1. Outline 1078 (Nixon) to Digital History The Final Costs + The War Costs Assign #49 (1970s EPA) 1. Read pages 1086 to On page Answer the questions after the documents 3. Page 1090 to 1091 just the answers 1 to 14 Check your work below 1. e 2. c 3. b 4. a 5. d 6. e 7. b 8. a 9. d 10. e 11. c 12. a 13. b 14. e The College Board is most likely only to ask essay questions up to Hence for the few multiple choice questions that might be on the exam after 1975 I take a different strategy. Simply answer the questions asked for each homework. I Assign # (Carter two days) In light read 1096 to 1011 Answer the questions below 1. What explains the weakness of the US economy in the 1970s Make sure to discuss stagflation, falling productivity and the oil crisis 2. What accounts for the Sunbelt s dramatic growth and the Snowbelt s decline? 3. What happened at Three Mile Island? What was the impact? 4. Why did Phyllis Schafly lead the campaign to defeat the ERA 5. Why did Roe v. Wade cause so much controversy? 6. Give examples of how Carter used moral principles to guide his foreign policy 7. What were instances in which he put aside human rights? Assign # (Reagan) In a light read 1094 to 1095 and 1111 to Why was Reagan called the Great Communicator? 2. Describe Reagan s view on the role of government in society? 3. What is Reagonomics? 4. How did Reagan treat organized labor? 5. Why do many environmentalists loathe Reagan? 6. What was the Star Wars program? How did Reagan s tax cuts and military spending affect the budget? 7. How was Reagan s foreign policy a sharp contrast to Carter s Focus on Grenada, El Salvador, and Nicaragua? 8. What was the Boland Amendment? 9. Search the internet for the Iran-Contra affair What is it? 10. Would you consider Reagan to be great President?

7 Assign #54 (George H. W. Bush) read and What campaign strategies did the GOP use to win? 2. How did Bush continue Reagan s policies of the War on Drugs and the treatment of General Manuel Noriega 3. Compare and contrast the Persian Gulf War with the current war in Iraq 4. Why was Ross 1992 presidential campaign significant 5. How was Clinton a new democrat? 6. How did an unknown governor from Arkansas win the Presidency? Assign #55 (Clinton) read 1141 to 1146 and 1154 to What is NAFTA and why was it so controversial? 2. What is the welfare reform act of 1995? 3. What factors led to the economic boom during the Clinton years? 4. Explain how multiculturalism, Prop 187, and the Defense of Marriage Act exacerbate the Culture Wars? 5. On what charges did the House impeach President Clinton? Was it justified? 6. How do you evaluate Clinton s handling of the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia Assign #56 (George W Bush) light light read 1158 to Why was the election of 2000 considered one of the most controversial in history? 2. Why was the world critical of the Bush position on the Kyoto Protocol? 3. What were Bush s reasons for invading Iraq? (How is this a change in US foreign policy) 4. Why was it so easy to remove Sadaam Hussein but so difficult to bring peace and stability to Iraq? 5. How did Bush s handling of the Hurricane Katrina hurt his reputation? Chapter 30 Multiple Choice Answers 1. e 2. b 3. a 4. c. 5. a 6. e 7. d 8.a 9. d 10 b 11. c 12. a 13. e 14. d Chapter 31 Multiple Choice 1. b 2. d. 3. e 4. a 5. c 6. d 7. c 8. d 9. b 10. e 11. c 12. b 13. e 14. a

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