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Colonial America before 1763 (Brinkley- Ch. 1-3)
Mrs. Hedley-APUSH
Unit I: Overview

Overview of the Time Period: This unit focuses on the settlement of the New World and early colonial history. It was during this time period that the original thirteen colonies were founded and began to evolve into three distinct areas divided by diverse cultural, economic, religious, political, and social differences = SECTIONALISM.

Your Objectives: 1. To become familiar with the people, places, and events, which helped, shape the history of this era 2. To understand the founding and the evolution of the colonies and how this led to sectionalism

Sources: Brinkley: 1-3 pgs 2- 97
Zinn: Chapter 1+2

Assignments: Cornell Notes, outlines, graphic organizer, comparison on colonies, essay

Exam Date: Friday, September 21

Colonial America before 1763 (Brinkley- Ch. 1-3)
Mrs. Hedley-APUSH
Unit I: Calendar

Tuesday, September 4
Intro to APUSH
Opening Day Stuff –Get Books as necessary
Read:Zinn Chapter 1 (Dialectical Journal and ?) – DUE Thursday

Wednesday, September 5
Bell work: Critical Thinking
Go over Syllabus
Read: Brinkley: Chapter 1 pgs. 2-17

Thursday, September 6
Bellwork: Cornell Notes – Due the day of the quiz
Lecture: Class discussion on Chapter 1 of Zinn – Columbus Head Read: Brinkley: Chapter 1 pgs. 17-31

Friday, September 7
Quiz – Map of the United States
Lecture: Settlement of the Chesapeake Colonies
Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 32-40
Highlight and Annotate: Our Plantation is Very Weak

Monday, September 10
Quiz – Brinkley Chapter 1 (2-32)
Introduction to Google Docs. (Computer Lab) –Unit 1 Due September 21 Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 40-48
Highlight and Annotate: A Model of Christian Charity

Tuesday, September 11
Bellwork: Virginia House of Burgesses
Lecture: NE Ppt.
Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs.48-57

Wednesday, September 12
Bellwork: Mayflower Compact
Lecture: Restoration Colonies
Read: Brinkley: Chapter 2 pgs. 58-63, Chapter 3, 64-71

Thursday, September 13
Bellwork: Quiz Brinkley Ch. 2
Class: Cinderella’s 3 Levels of Questioning and 1993 Docs B/C + Opening Paragraph Read: Brinkley: Chapter 3 pgs. 71-78
Zinn: Chapter 2 –Due Monday

Friday, September 14

Bellwork: Video Clip: Roots
Introduction to the DBQ
Work Day
Read: Brinkley: Chapter 3 pgs. Pgs 78-86
Salem Witch Trial Packet Due Tuesday

Monday, September 17
Bellwork: Excerpts from Virginia Slave Codes
Class Discussion of Zinn
Map of the 13 colonies
Read: Brinkley Chapter 3 pgs. 86-97

Tuesday, September 18
Bellwork: Quiz Chapter 3
Salem Witch Trials Discussion

Wednesday, September 19
Bellwork: Comparison of the Colonies
Writing: Lesson 1

Thursday, September 20
Review for EXAM

Friday, September 21
Unit 1 (Brinkley Chapters 1-3) Exam- Objective
Take Home – Essay

Colonial America before 1763 (Brinkley- Ch. 1-3)
APUSH- Mrs. Hedley
Unit I: ID’s, Questions, and Essay Areas

Brinkley: Chapter 1
Terms/People/Places to Know:

Prince Henry the NavigatorAmerigo Vespucci Tenochtitlan Ferdinand Magellan Francisco Pizarro Ordinances of DiscoveryJohn Cabotmerchant capitalists MercantilismDoctrine of PredestinationPuritan SeparatistsRoanoke “The Plantation Model” Coutreurs de BoisHenry Hudson Sir Francis Drake

Questions to consider:

1. Why was the colonization of the Americas such a “collision of cultures”?

2.What were the motives, desires, and impulses that drove nations and individuals to colonize the New World?

3. How did these same experiences and motives help shape the social and political make up in the new colonies?

4.How does the concept of an “Atlantic World” guide us to think of early American history as a pattern of exchanges and interactions among societies bordering the Atlantic Ocean?

Brinkley: Chapter 2
Terms/People/Places to Know:

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