Brief description of class and Mr. Lewis.
Homework: Make sure
that you've acquired the textbook. Write a short
essay about the person in American history who
interests you the most, and why. The
essay should be written on the class online
forum, which will be demonstrated in class.
August 26, 2014 (50 minutes)
Topic: Lecture on
themes that will recur throughout the course:
westward migration; regional conflict; racial
conflict; economic conflict; America's role in the
world; American exceptionalism.
of textbook and how to make the best use of it
throughout the school year.
Homework: Read A
People and a Nation pp. 919-923 (Clinton's
August 27, 2014 (40 minutes)
Discussion of last night's reading.
Remember that participation is a major part of
Homework: Read AP&AN pp. 925-926; 928 (The Contested
Election of 2000)-932 (Election of 2004).
August 28, 2014 (50 minutes)
Discussion of reading. Let's try to build on
yesterday's class and continue participating and
trying to draw connections between the reading
and current events.
Homework: Read AP&AN pp. 934-938 (Americans in the First
Decade of the New Millennium).
August 29, 2014 (40 minutes)
Quiz: on the recent reading.
to this weekend's homework assignment.
full description of the project is located on
the class forum. The assignment is
due to be submitted electronically by the start
of class on Monday.