A.P.U.S.H 2

A.P. United States History - 2


Get a 2 inch 3-ring binder
for class handouts, worksheets, study guides, quizzes and tests for the year. I believe that a binder will also help to prepare you for your college studies. This will be CRITICAL for your success this year!!

REMINDER: I HIGHLY suggest that you take 10-15 minutes per day viewing educational videos from our current unit of study throughout the year. These should be from APUSHreview.com, Youtube, or any website that helps you to better understand the material.

Read chapter 18 and complete outline of chapter 18 which is due on Friday Sept. 23rd. Chapter 18 in class test is also on Friday Sept. 23rd. Complete/answer the 27 Identifications which were given on Monday, due date is Friday Sept. 16th.


Chapter 18 take home quiz is due on Monday Sept. 19th.

Chapter 18 review will be in class on Thursday Sept. 22nd. Chapter 18 test will consist of 48 multiple choice questions so get to class quickly and you will be able to start as soon as you arrive. Chapter 18 Identification fill-in-the-blank portion of the test will be due on Monday Sept. 26th.

Read chapter 19 and complete outline of chapter 19 which is due on Friday Oct. 7th. Chapter 19 TAKE HOME test will be distributed on Friday Oct. 7th. Complete/answer the 15 Identifications which were given on Monday, due date is Friday Sept. 30th.

Chapter 19 outline is due in class on on Friday Oct. 7th. Chapter 19 Quiz will be given in class on Wednesday Oct. 5th. Optional GEOGRAPHY QUIZ on the 50 states (with a word bank) will be given in class on Friday Oct. 7th. Chapter 19 TAKE HOME test is due on Tuesday Oct. 11th.

Begin reading chapter 20 as we will only have 8 days of in class study due to 2 off days next week.
Chapter 20 TAKE HOME test will be given on Friday Oct. 21st AND chapter 20 outline is due on Friday Oct. 21st.

Complete 40 question matching worksheet on Imperialism which is due on Monday Oct. 17th in class. 20 question multiple choice take home quiz will be given on Thursday Oct. 20th and is due on Friday Oct. 21st along with the chapter 20 outline.

Read chapter 21 and complete outline of chapter 21 which is due on Friday Nov. 4th. Chapter 21 IN CLASS test will be given on Friday Nov 4th. Complete/answer the Chapter 21 Identifications which were given on Monday, due date is Monday Oct. 31st.

PROGRESSIVE ERA PROJECT on the individual that you choose is due on Monday Nov. 7th. That is a short class and a half day for all students. The project is to have at least 2 different internet sources, bullet point format, and 20 specific facts about your person. This should be printed and I suggest a picture and any other information that you think would enhance your project.

Read chapter 22 "The Battle for National Reform". Chapter 22  test will be given as a TAKE HOME exam on Tuesday November 22nd AND chapter 22 outline is due on Nov. 22nd as wellChapter 22 Identifications are due on Monday Nov. 14th. Chapter 22 test with test Identifications are due on Monday November 28th. Please start reading chapter 23 after you have completed the chapter 22 test.

Read chapter 23 "America and the Great War". Complete 49 item Matching Worksheet which is due on Thursday Dec. 1st. Chapter 23  test will be given as a TAKE HOME exam on Friday December 9th AND chapter 23 outline is due on THURSDAY December 8th. In addition, be prepared for an in-class Quiz on chapter 23 on Tuesday Dec. 8th. This is an OPEN NOTE 25 question multiple choice Quiz.

Read chapter 24 on the NEW ERA and complete outline of chapter 24 which is due on Thursday Dec 22nd. Chapter 24 IN CLASS test will be given on Thursday Dec. 22nd as well. Complete/answer the Chapter 24 Identifications which were given on Monday, due date is Friday Dec/ 16th. Roaring 20's matching worksheet is due on Wednesday Dec. 14th. We will have a Jolly Rancher team trivia competition on chapter 24 on Friday Dec. 23rd.

Read chapter 25 on the GREAT DEPRESSION and complete outline of chapter 25 which is due on Friday Jan. 13th. Chapter 25 TAKE HOME test will be given on Friday Jan. 13th as well. Complete/answer the Chapter 25 Identifications (33 total) which were given on Tuesday 1/3/17, due date is Friday Jan. 6th.

Read chapter 26 on the NEW DEAL and complete outline of chapter 26 which is due on FridayFeb. 3rd. Chapter 26 TAKE HOME test will be given on Friday Jan. 3rd as well and is due on Monday Feb. 6th.  Remember to refer to the SPRING 2017 syllabus to know when the upcoming chapter tests are in addition to the APUSH test study periods beginning in April.

Begin reading chapter 27 on the prelude to World War II. Their will be an in-class test on Thursday Feb. 16th. The outline for chapter 27 will be due on Feb. 16th as well. We will be discussing World War II during the week of Feb. 13th so be sure to have finished reading chapter 27 by Monday the 13th.

Complete 20 question True/False take home test from chapter 27, due on Tuesday Feb. 21st. Complete 27 Identifications from chapter 28 (on a separate sheet of paper), due on Friday Feb. 24th. Complete reading chapter 28 on the United States in World War II by Friday Feb. 24th. Their will be an take home test on WWII on Friday March 3rd. The outline for chapter 28 will be due on March 3rd as well. We will be discussing World War II during the weeks of Feb. 20th & Feb. 27th.

Complete reading chapter 29 on the Cold War by Tuesday March 14th. Their will be an take home test on the Cold War on Friday March 17th. The outline for chapter 29 will be due on March 17th as well. We will be discussing the Cold War and all its implications for the next two weeks.
Complete Chapter 30 Identifications due Monday March 27th. Chapter 30 IN-CLASS Quiz will be Tuesday March 28th. You will be able to use your notes. Chapter 30 take home test is given on Wednesday March 29th and due on Friday March 31st. Complete reading for chapter 30 this weekend. Link for Chapter 30 quizlet vocabulary words:  https://quizlet.com/_396h5i



Answer each of the questions below after you have read the corresponding chapter.

CHAPTER 1  What happens in chapter one? Describe the atmosphere and mood in this chapter.


CHAPTER 2   Why did Jurgis’s and Ona’s family decide to go to America?


Describe the neighborhoods of Packingtown.


CHAPTER 3   What is the purpose of the government inspector? Describe him.


What is Jurgis’s impression of the meat packing industry? What is yours?


CHAPTER 4   Describe the real estate agent. What is the family’s perception of him? What is your perception of him?


Why does the family prefer to buy rather than rent?


CHAPTER 5   How does Jurgis feel about his job? How does it compare to how the other men feel about their work?


How well is a good work ethic rewarded at the packing plants? How are the strong, hard-working employees treated?


CHAPTER 6   Why is it so important to Elzbieta to have a religious symbol in their home?


What does Grandmother Majauszkiene tell her neighbors about their house, the history of Packingtown, and work conditions at Packingtown?



CHAPTER 7   Describe the difficulties the family is encountering.


Describe the winter in Packingtown and how it affects the people, at work and otherwise.


CHAPTER 8   How did Jurgis “understand at last all their bitterness”?


Why was Jurgis more willing to join a union when he was approached a second time?


CHAPTER 9   What differences does the union make in Jurgis?


Describe the corruption presented in this chapter.


CHAPTER 10   Describe the perils brought by the summertime and heat.


How are the packinghouses like chattel slavery?


CHAPTER 11   Why did Marija wait in line at the bank? How long did she wait? What did she do with her money?


What is the “trap” referred to on page 116 that Jurgis falls into? What are the implications of this situation for the family?



CHAPTER 12   Describe the work experience of Vilimas and Nikalojus. What values do they learn at their work? From whom do they learn the “ins and outs” of their trade?


CHAPTER 13   What are the working conditions in the fertilizer plant?


This chapter begins the book’s comparison of Packingtown to a jungle. Describe the metaphor at the end of the chapter.


CHAPTER 14   “They had played the game and they had lost.” (p. 138) Explain this statement.


What jungle metaphor describes Jurgis at the end of this chapter? How does this characterization of Jurgis contribute to the feeling that he is now a victim and no longer has control of his life?



CHAPTER 15   What does Jurgis discover about Ona, and how does he come to discover it?


CHAPTER 16   Whom does Jurgis blame for Ona’s situation? What kind of person does Jurgis view Ona as? Is he correct in his assessment of her?


CHAPTER 17   How are the working men of Packingtown like wild animals?


CHAPTER 18   As Jurgis re-enters the city, it is black rather than white with snow. What is the significance of this?


CHAPTER 20   Just as Jurgis begins to feel hope, what is the next blow dealt to him?


CHAPTER 21   Jurgis once again feels hope and is once again dealt a blow. What has happened?


CHAPTER 22   How is the image of cows on page 211 a stark contrast to the past three years of Jurgis’s life?


Describe the life of migrant workers.


CHAPTER 23   How does Jurgis compare to the other beggars on the streets?


CHAPTER 24   What are some of the things that he sees and experiences for the first time on his adventure?


CHAPTER 25   What is Jurgis’s good fortune, and what difficulty does it present to him?


CHAPTER 26   What are the working conditions for scabs? How do they compare to those for regular workers?


CHAPTER 27   In light of his situation, why didn’t Jurgis leave the city?


CHAPTER 28   What explanation does Marija give for how women get caught up in prostitution?


CHAPTER 29   Describe the essence and purpose of the Socialist party. What appeal does this have for Jurgis?


CHAPTER 30   How has Jurgis changed since his days of working in the meat packing industry?