This is the same rubric used in the AP Exam.
Follow the grading sheet to determine points.
- Strong thesis; consistent throughout essay
-Addresses all parts of question clearly, logically
- Excellent depth of analysis
AP US I Midterm Review
Review Sheet: Chapters 1-8
Articles of Confederation
Industrial Revolution and slavery
War of 1812
Colonial class system
French and Indian War
Treaty of Greenville
Chapter 9: Jacksonian America
Andrew Jackson 1st Term: Key Issues
Election of 1828
King Mob and the Spoils System
Common Man and the growing Democratic Party Why? Why the growing
number of people voting in Presidential Elections?
States Rights vs. Nat
Chapter 5 Review Sheet
Treaty of Greenville
Reasons for Independence
Strengths and weakness of the Articles of Confederation
Treaty of Paris - Provisions Future problems that resulted from it
Economic effects if the Revolution
AP US I Midterm Review Sheet
Motives for English Exploration
Goals of English colonization
Types of Colonies Royal, Proprietor, Corporate
Jamestown and Plymouth
Impact on economic development
Impact on social development
Chapter 13 Review Sheet The Impending Crisis
Westward Expansion Reasons for it?
Manifest Destiny Polks Vision What was it? Be able to explain this idea
American Expansion Various Phases
1) Treaty of Paris (1783), 2) Louisiana Purchase (1803), ) Adams-Onis
Review Sheet: Chapter 10 and part of Chapter 12
American Population Changes in the 1820's, 1830's, 1840's
Why did it occur?
What groups of immigrants came to America? Why?
Growth of American Regions (Northeast, South, Northwest=Midwest today)
Why did i
Review Sheet: Chapter 11 and Chapter 12
Chapter 11 Cotton, Slavery, and the Old South
Cotton Replaced Tobacco Why?
New Types of Cotton Differences?
Impact of Cotton Production on the South
o Increased slave population Where in South? Why?
o Domestic Sla
o Formation of the Confederacy. What prompted it? Who joined first? Who joined
after Fort Sumter
o Jefferson Davis. Job before secession, job after secession.
o Crittenden Compromise- what were its many components? Who pro
FRQ ESSAY RUBRIC
Superior, complex thesis or welldeveloped thesis/intro combo that fully
addresses the complexity of the
question; takes an arguable position,
Summer Reading Assignment
CHAPTER 18 The Age of the City
DQs Discussion Questions 25 pts
*Please refer to the Sample DQ on my Webpage to guide you in
formatting your response to your assigned question*
ASSIGNMENTS BY LAST NAME ALPHABETICALLY:
DQ#1 Last na
How to Write an Effective AP Essay Response
The best preparation for writing any essay is to know the subject matter and use a
structured essay format that presents the information in an organized way. When the
format of the essay becomes second-nature, y
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U.S. Oil Demand Seen Rising in 2013 From 15-Year Low
By D AVID BIRD
Dec 11, 2012
Wall Street Journal
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in 2013, after slumping 1.6% to a 15-year low this year, a government f
The Future Of Oil
More Evidence Shows Drilling Causes
Earthquakes Bloomberg Business Week
By Matthew Philips
April 01, 2013
(An earlier version of this story incorrectly labeled horizontal drilling as fracking, which
is hydraulic fracturing. Horizontal drilling is a more c
1. What were the weaknesses of the government under the Articles of Confederation? How did the US
Constitution address these weaknesses?
2. Describe the Bill of Rights Debate. Why is its
Review Sheet - Chapter 8: Varieties of American Nationalism
Post War of 1812 Issues, attempted solutions?
Era of Good Feelings When? Was it really? Why or Why Not?
Henry Clay and the American System:
1) Increase the Protective Tariff
2) Second Bank of the
Use the Maps on pages 395 and 401 of
the text to label the following
Rivers: Mississippi, Cumberland,
Battles with the appropriate dates:
Fort Sumter (April 11, 1861)
New Orleans (April 25 1862)
AP US I: Final Exam Review Sheet
I. Early America Through the Colonial Period
Proclamation of 1763
American Revolution - Reasons for victory
Women and the Colonial Period
Declaration of Independence - Effects
North American C
Ch. 7 DQs
1) Politically, was Jeffersons election as President in the 1800 a Revolution? In
what ways did he alter or accept Federalist beliefs and practices?
2) How did the Federalists respond to republican programs? If the Federalists
favored a l
Government support of infrastructure
Reasons for Westward .Expansion
Cotton and the Old South
Stephen H. Long
Era of Good Feelings
Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819
Panic of 1819
Compromise of 1850
Action which provoked Mexican War
Effects of the Gold Rush
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
Election of 1844 (candidates and platforms)
Effects of Fugitive Slave Act
Lincolns position on slavery
Crime Against Kan
CHAPTER 9: JACKSONIAN AMERICA
DQ #1: Andrew Jackson Thought of himself as the president of the people. Was he?
What can you find in the career of Jackson that would support his assertion and
you find to
By: Isaac Hong
CHAPTER 13: THE IMPENDING CRISIS
-DQ #3: Eventually most Northerners came to believe that the existence of slavery was dangerous not
only because of what it did to blacks but because of what it threatened to do to whites. How did this
CHAPTER 13: THE IMPENDING CRISIS
DQ#6: Adopt the role of a Northerner or a Southerner and explain the events of the 1850s that
increased your distrust of the other section. (Group should have both views covered, so that not
Addendum for Final Review.
Causes of Industrial Growth late 19th c
Iron ore transport improvements
Industries which rapidly expanded due to improvements in steel production.
The Duryea brothers
Ways Railroads contributed to industrial growth
AP US I
Bill of Rights debate
Neutrality Act 1793
Hamiltons Financial Plan
Alien and Sedition Acts
Rep. and Fed. Positions on the French Rev.
Compare Feds. And Reps.