Thursday, October 22: The Genius of George Washington; Crane Brinton’s Revolutionary Scaffold
(Wednesday is parent conference day)
Monday, October 26: Test on the Revolution
Due Thursday, October 22: Amsco 5, notes and multiple-choice
Due Monday, October 26: Bailey 8 reading guide
AP Points Unit 5
Breakfast: Benjamin Franklin and the Treaty of Paris
Essay from Amsco 5: Choose one to outline, write, and type to turn in.
Poetry: On a poster board, write out, annotate, and illustrate Emerson’s “Concord Hymn.” By annotate, I mean to note and explain historical allusions.
Make a poster detailing the military strategy used during one key battle of the Revolutionary War.
Books (two points each):
The Anatomy of Revolution by Crane Brinton
Samuel Adams: Father of the American Revolution by Mark Puls
The Mind of a Patriot: Patrick Henry and the World of Ideas by Professor Kevin J. Hayes
The Meaning of Independence: John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson (Richard Lectures for 1975, University of Virginia) by Edmund S. Morgan
The Genius of George Washington by Edmund S. Morgan
Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes by Christopher Hibbert
The Radicalism of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood
The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia) by Gordon S. Wood
1776 by David McCullough
Liberty! The American Revolution (dvd)
Victory at Yorktown: The Campaign That Won the Revolution by Richard M. Ketchum
What Did the Declaration Declare? (Historians at Work) by Joseph J. Ellis