Unit #1:  Introduction and the Constitution

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Unit #2:  The Progressive Era (1890-1920)

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Important Information Regarding Citations for the Muckraker’s Project (All About MLA version 8)

  • Preparing a Works Cited Page: citing books; citing information from databases
  • Information regarding Parenthetical Citations is here and here
  • Guidelines are here for citing primary sources reproduced in other sources (LS Library)
  • A model essay using correct parenthetical citations and bibliography is here

Music for the Test

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Optional Reading:

Unit #3:  World War I & The Versailles Treaty (1914-1920)

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Essay Assignment:

Music from the Great Migration for the Test:

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Unit #4:  The 1920s

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Optional:

 2016-2017 Research Paper Assignment:

Check-in Assignments/Activities for the Research Paper:

Useful Resources for the Research Paper:

  • LS Library (including online catalog)
  • Specialized encyclopedias available from the LS Library
  • Additional information for the Works Cited Page: citing books; information from databases
  • Information regarding Parenthetical Citations is here
  • Guidelines are here for citing primary sources reproduced in other sources (LS Library)
  • A model essay using correct parenthetical citations and bibliography is here
  • Additional guidelines for citations using MLA version 8 (Purdue University)
  • The Minuteman Library Catalog is here; search tips are here (courtesy of Rob Lorino; Goodnow Library)

Unit #5:  The Great Depression and New Deal (1929-1941)

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Unit #6:  World War II and American Society (1941-1945)

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 Midterm Examination Information:

Unit #7:  The Cold War and the 1950s

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Optional:

  • An excellent Cold War arms race timeline is here.
  • Kiloton v. Megaton discussion is here.
  • Nuclear Weapons Fatalities and Casualties available through Nukemap
  • “How the Red Scare Destroyed a Small Town Teacher” (is here)
  • An excellent NPR appreciation of Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue;” an appreciation of Chuck Berry is here
  • A brief article about the Weavers is here  Songs are here
  • The Red Scare Cartoons are also available here

Unit #8:  The 1950s and 1960s Civil Rights Movement

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Songs for the Test:

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Unit #9:  1960 to Watergate

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Information for the “Teach In” Project:

Music for the Quiz and Test:

Vietnam-War Related (for Quiz)

1960s Music (for test):

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Unit #10: 1975 and Beyond

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Classwork:

Optional:

Was the E.R.A.’s Defeat Really A Loss For Feminism?

(Mostly) 1970s Music

Disco/Pop

Punk/New Wave

Album-Oriented Rock

Rock & Hard Rock

These songs are just for fun as there will be no unit test.

2017 Final Exam Information