Syllabus


Links Used in Class
Primary Source Analysis
Assignment Sheet

Primary Source Analysis
Worksheets


Date
Topic
Readings & Homework
Monday
12 Mar 18
Introduction

Wednesday
14 Mar 18

Creating a new national identity
Instructions for the Virginia Colony (1606)
Friday
16 Mar 18

Thanksgiving
First Thanksgiving Proclamation

All Thanksgiving Proclamations (Pick One)
Monday
19 Mar 18

The 4th of July The Declaration of Independence

George III on Independence (Handout)

What is an American?
Wednesday
21 Mar 18

Pulaski Day Alexander Hamilton to Count Casimir Pulaski (en Franšais)

To Colonels of the Continental Light Dragoon Regiments

Pulaski Grapeshot
Friday
23 Mar 18

Review Day

Monday
26 Mar 18

Test #1
Study!
Wednesday
28 Mar 18

Lincoln’s Birthday Photos of Abraham Lincoln
Friday
30 Mar 18

No class... Happy Easter!
Monday
2 Apr 18

No class... Happy Easter!
Wednesday
4 Apr 18

Lincoln’s Birthday The Gettysburg Address

The Emancipation Proclamation

Friday
6 Apr 18

Presidents Day
(Washington’s Birthday)
Assorted primary sources from Mount Vernon (Pick One)

Executive Order 11582
Monday
9 Apr 18

Presidents Day
(Washington’s Birthday)
American Experience: The Presidents (Pick One)
Wednesday
11 Apr 18

Labor Day Lithograph of the first Labor Day Parade in 1882

An Act Making Labor Day a legal holiday
Friday
13 Apr 18

Labor Day Video of Labor Day Parade c. 1904
Monday
16 Apr 18

Test #2 Study!
Wednesday
18 Apr 18

Memorial Day General Order No. 11 (1868)

Proclamation 3727 – Prayer for Peace (1966)
Friday
20 Apr 18

Memorial Day Articles from Chronicling America (Pick One)
Monday
23 Apr 18

Veterans Day Smithsonian page on Cher Ami

Political cartoons about Armistice Day 1918-28
(Pick One)
Wednesday
25 Apr 18

Veterans Day Proclamation 3071 (1954)
Friday
27 Apr 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day The King Center Digital Archive (Pick One)

Proclamation 5431 (1986)
Monday
30 Apr 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Video of the "I Have a Dream" Speech
Wednesday
2 May 18

Review Day

Friday
4 May 18

Final Exam @ 6:30 p.m.
Study!