APUSH Application There are many reason I wish to take an AP Social Science. First, I feel like I can get more from this class then from regular U.S. History. This is because the class is AP, but also the people who also enter this class will be people I can learn from. I also feel like I am good with history as a subject and want to improve myself intellectually. Another reason is that this class is weighted and will prepare for college. I want to take as many AP classes as I can and try to keep all my doors open for college when I decide what I want to do with my life. Finally, I am curious and interested with history as a course in general because we are learning about people compared to learning about a formulas or equations in math. Overall, I wish to enter APUSH because it appeals to me as an interesting class and I feel that it will benefit me. There are many reasons I feel like I can handle AP US History as a class. For instance, I am currently taking AP European History and am able to handle the work load for this class, so I am confident that I will be able to handle this AP class. Another reason I feel like I can pass this class is because I will put my grades in priority meaning I will stop other activates s that I can properly do the work required. Also I consider myself to be good at history as a subject because I am good a memorization and analyzing events/people. Finally, I feel that I am stubborn enough to not give up because I have taking this schools…
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Chapter Six – The Empire and Its Colonies 1754 – 1775
America in 1750 (France, Great Britain, Spain), Thomas Hutchinson, The Ohio River Valley, Virginia Land Grant, George Washington, Fort Duquesne, Fort Necessity, Jumonville Glen, The French and Indian War (The Seven Year’s War), The Albany Plan, The Iroquois Nation (Six Nations), Benjamin Franklin, Join or Die, General Braddock, William Pitt, Impressment, The Fall of Quebec…
Sept. 3rd, 2014
At the turn of the 17th century England began to establish colonies in what they
referred to as the “New World”. England had several reasons as to why they wanted to
establish these colonies, from gaining wealth in what they thought could possibly be gold, to
establishing a connection to raw materials much like what Spain and France had done.
Though the colonists in the Chesapeake and New England Regions came from a similar…
Extra Credit Essay
The film “ Lincoln ” by Steven Spielberg gives a glimpse into the the last few months of
sixteenth President Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency. The overall topic of the film was the
President's efforts in January of 1865 to get the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution passed
by the U.S. House of Representatives. Also Lincoln is afraid that the Emancipation Proclamation
will be discarded once the…
APUSH Ch. 4
In what ways were the lives of women and men in New England similar? In what ways were they different?
Like in a lot of other parts of Europe, women and men had very different lives. They did have their similarities, such as following strict religious values, generating large families as part of the Puritan foundation, and took part in agriculture and farming. But compared to differences, there were barley any similarities because women were always looked…
11 March 2015
The Roaring Twenties : Charlie Chaplin
1. Background Information
a. In 1919, Chaplin cofounded the distribution of United Artists, therefore giving him
full control over his movies.
b. He had created many many silent films and became the king of the silent film
c. He released his first political film in 1940, “
The Great Dictator”
opinion throughout the nation.
d. His popularity quickly declined by the controversial statements…
APUSH P. 1
5 January 2015
Discuss the impact of industrialization on workers in the United States from 1865
to 1914 and explain the ways that individuals and the government responded to
the problems created by industrialization.
3) The impact that industrialization had on workers in the US is important to understand
because in this time period industrialization was a huge part of people’s life and changed
many by cre…
APUSH 5 Essay
With the increase in the federal power, many people didn’t like what was going on. This eventually brought up many conflictions within the United States. Such as the Whiskey Rebellion, The Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, The Hartford Convention, and the Nullification Crisis. These problems helped come to about the end of the Federalist Government in expel of the democratic Republican Government, concerned with the consumes of all of its citizens.
The Whiskey Rebellion was a…
APUSH DBQ 11
The key areas that have defined the United States since its creation were
business, industry, and trade. After all, people first began settling in the United States
looking for new opportunities. The industrial North, although different in many ways,
worked with agrarian South in the early start of the creation of America, building up to
an eventual worldclass, top economy based on the foundations of trade and business.
Even though the American economy experienced ups and downs…
Chapter Seven ,
Democracy in Distress
1. One fault that Washington had as a leader was that during the revolution he tried too
hard to follow the European style of military rather than taking advantage of colonial
methods. Aside from that Washingtons single greatest contribution was that he made a
point of following the rules that maintained a democracy.
When the Revolution was
over, he could have marched into town and set himself up as King of the United States (in…
Zen reading Notes
Theodore Roosevelt believes that the U.S “needs” a war. After the frontier was closed, people looked for profit overseas. Thought that overseas markets would relieve the problem of under consumption and prevent economic crises. Two drives were capitalism and nationalism. After the Monroe Doctrine which stated that Europeans can’t interfere with the U.S’s sphere of influence, they looked to the Pacific: of Hawaii, Japan, and the great markets of China. They already…