Unit #1:  Introduction and the Constitution

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Class Information & Activities:

Optional Reading:

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

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Music for the Test

Class Activities:

Optional Reading:

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

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Essay Assignments:

Music from the Great Migration for the Test:

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Unit #4:  The 1920s

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Class Activities:

Optional:

2015-2016 Research Paper Assignment:

Check-in Assignments/Activities for the Research Paper:

Useful Resources for the Research Paper:

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

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Class Activities:

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

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Class Activities:

Optional:

Midterm Examination Information:

Unit #7:  The Cold War and the 1950s

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Class Activities:

Optional:

  • “How the Red Scare Destroyed a Small Town Teacher” (is here)
  • An excellent NPR appreciation of Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue”
  • 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:

Class Activities:

Unit #9:  1960 to Watergate

Homework:

Information for the “Teach In” Project:

Music for the Quiz and Test:

Vietnam-War Related (for Quiz)

1960s Music (for test):

Class Activities:

Unit #10: 1975 and Beyond

Homework:

Classwork:

(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.

You may write about these songs for the essay question on the Final Exam (see below)

2016 Final Exam Information