First Semester APUSH
Hello and Welcome to APUSH at PLHS.
First things first:
GO TO CANVAS AND SIGN IN.
DO IT ASAP.
See below for Student To Student Letters of advice on how to be successful in Mr. McElhaney's Classes
Youtube site: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qURhHpj5NN8
To access Brinkley American History Connecting with the Past
Please click this link and register online: http://connect.mheducation.com/class/p-mcelhaney-aphist
Use this code when registering for the online resources:
Here are your student access codes for the 2017-2018 school year:
You can access your textbook online!
Brinkley Web Site: Good for reviewing for tests... Do an online quiz
Study Guide Text Supplement:
See Syllabus 2017-18 below:
Here's a short video and other stuff that will help with the NEW APUSH TEST FORMAT
New Link for videos on all parts of American History:
New Link Gilder Lerhman Historical Podcasts:
Watch history discussions on C-SPAN History (totally interesting)
Captain John Smith
Reading the Mayflower? Philbrook,(Check this out)
Simon Schama talked about his book Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution,
New Link to John Marshall's Biography:
Link to American Experience Podcasts: These are cool:
Podcast-Podcast-Podcast- Nationally Known Historians give lectures: (Can you handle the truth?)
Presidential Timeline- with some video and audio
Video and Audio of American Presidents
Link to pictures of American Revolution:
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Freedom Foundation Applications: Sign up and submit application for Washington D. C. Leadership Conference.
Link to the Supreme Court! (EXCELLENT)
another Supreme Court from the Gildher Lehrman Web Site
Civil War Link:
New Link to Images of US History:
GOOD Site for Pictures from UC Davis
Good Student Web Page
AP Student help line:
The Living Room Candidate (good web site, historic Campaign Commericails)
Access the College Board Outline to review detailed course content:
College Board Advance Placement Information http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/history_us/topics_1_9.html?ushist
Supplement Web Resources:
Students should access the following web sites to support their work in AP US History.
• US History Support http://www.course-notes.org/us_history/
• AP US History Test Prep http://www.mrburnett.net/APUSHistory/APUSHistory.htm
- AP Outline with some powerpoints
Students should access and view the video reviews on this web site:
Click on the following links:
20th Century Political and Popular Culture Review by Musician and Composer Billy Joel: