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Colonization Unit

Colonial Era Vocabulary

Colonial Era Vocabulary chart

Textbook reading 4.1 and 4.2

How to take Cornell Notes

Cornell Notes 4.1 and 4.2

Textbook reading 4.3 and 4.4

 Cornell Notes 4.3 and 4.4

Chart: Colonial Regions

Mercantillism and Triangular Trade Presentation / Videos

Textbook reading 5.1 and 5.2

Foundations of Representative Democracy 

Jeopardy Review for the Colonization Test (must have powerpoint for the slides to link)


Causes of the American Revolution / American Revolution Unit

Textbook Reading 5.4

Notes: French and Indian War

Textbook Reading 6.1 and 6.2

 Honors DBQ Packet: Causes of the American Revolution

Regular DBQ Packet: Causes of the American Revolution

DBQ: Background Essay Questions

DBQ: helpful slides and information

DBQ: PreAP Document Analysis Questions Worksheet

DBQ: Regular Document Analysis Questions Worksheet

Textbook Reading 6.3 and 6.4

Notes: Action / Reaction (Causes of the Revolution)

People of the American Revolution (Chart in your test review).  STUDY THIS FOR YOUR PEOPLE QUIZ!

Notes: American Revolution

Jeopardy Review for the Revolution Unit 


Government Unit

Textbook Reading 8.1

Textbook Reading 8.2

Notes: Articles of Confederation to Shays Rebellion

Textbook Reading 8.3

Textbook Reading 9.1

Notes: Constitutional Convention

Notes: Ratification / Constitution Vocabulary

Notes: Overview of the Constitution

Notes: Electoral College

Notes: Principles of the Constitution

Directions and the rubric for the Principles Spinnable (daily grade)

DBQ Packet: How does the Constitution Guard Against Tyranny? 

DBQ: Background Essay Questions

DBQ: Document Analysis Worksheet

Notes: Amendment Process

Notes: Bill of Rights

Jeopardy Review for Government Test


Fall Benchmark  

Early Republic Unit

Textbook Reading 10.1

Textbook Reading 10.2 and 10.3

Notes: Washington's Administration

Notes: Washington's wrap up 

Notes: rise of first political parties

Notes: John Adams' Administration

Textbook Reading 11.1 and 11.2

Notes: Thomas Jefferson's Administration

Notes: James Madison's Administration

Test Review: Early Administrations

Notes: James Monroe's Administration


 Industrialization Unit

Textbook Reading 12.1 and 12.2

Textbook Reading 15.1 and 15.2

Notes: Industrialization

Notes: Immigration

Notes: Inventions and Innovations 


Jackson DBQ: Was Andrew Jackson a democratic supporter of the people, or a tyrant?

DBQ Helpful Resources for background essay and annotations, as well as the thesis and t-chart.


Age of Jackson Unit

Notes: Dawn of Jackson

Notes: Jackson Wrap up

Test Review: Age of Jackson.  Test date is Tuesday, February 5.  

Textbook Reading: Ch. 16.1 and 16.2

Textbook Reading Assignment: 16.1 and 16.2

Notes: Second Great Awakening, Reform, Art and Literature

 Jeopardy: Age of Jackson Review for test 


Westward Expansion Unit

 Textbook Reading: Ch. 14.1 and 14.2

Notes: Manifest Destiny / Westward Expansion

 Manifest Destiny Foldable: Text Excerpts for Territorial Acquisitions

Chart: Territorial Acquisitions

Causes of Civil War Unit

Textbook Reading: Ch. 17.1 and 17.2

Texbook Reading: Ch. 17.3

Map: Missouri Compromise resource 

Chart: Sectionalism

Notes: Causes of Civil War

Notes Part II: Causes of Civil War


Jeopardy Review: Third Nine Weeks Test 

Test Review: 3rd Nine Weeks Exam - due date Feb. 25


Civil War and Reconstruction Unit

Civil War Overview

Civil War Speeches - Lincoln's first and second inaugural, Davis' inaugural, and the Gettysburg Address.

Civil War Simulation - Fortune/Misfortune Activity

Guide to Reconstruction after the Civil War

Jeopardy Review Game for test: Civil War and Reconstruction


STAAR Review



TEKS Review for Final Exam and STAAR Test


Post Reconstruction America

Post Reconstruction Project Instructions

Bush Library Webpage

Post Reconstruction Poster Project Essay Outline 



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