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Welcome to Scott Peoples' Pre-IB US History class page!

Students who enroll in this class must be independent learners capable of using an advanced text, and their academic skills should be above grade level. This is a fast-paced, largely chronological course focusing on political, social, economic, and geographical concepts of US History. The intent of this class is to prepare sophomores for the academic and intellectual rigors of junior level IB World History, for which this class is a prerequisite. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity to engage students in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of a “standard” course. Note: At FHS students are expected to complete a National History Day project and take the AP US History exam. (continued)


  • April 25, 2017 April 25, 2017 The Centruy: America's Time

    We've watched several episodes or clips of this 1999 ABC News special as we've looked at the 20th century - most recently, we saw the first 28 minutes of "A New World," which covers the Reagan Administration and the 1980s. The link to that episode is included below; ABC has made the remainder of them freely available on YouTube.

    [The Century: America's Time - "A New World, 1981-1989"](https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_1705644883&feature=iv&src_vid=-Benn-JMig4&v=THYLwUdwkOw... (continued)

  • March 23, 2017 March 23, 2017 World War II from Space

    Here's the video we were watching in class today - we ended around 33:30

    World War II from Space

  • November 18, 2016 November 18, 2016 Lowell Mills/Growth of Capitalism video

    In class today, we watched about 20 minutes of this video from the Annenburg Foundation:

    American Biography

    Just scroll down the page until you see the video - it's the only one on that page. In class, we stopped as we got to the part about the building of Chicago.

    Have a great break!

Upcoming Assignments

  • Due Tomorrow read TAP, ch40, pgs 968-978 (end of chapter) Icon description
  • Due Monday Read TAP, ch41, pgs 979-989 (Election of 2008)
  • Due Tuesday Read TAP, ch41, pgs 989-999 (end of page)
  • Due Block Day Read TAP, ch41, pgs 1000-1008 (end of book)
  • Due May 05 APUSH Exam Icon description

Events of the Week

MON 24
  • Assignment - Read TAP, ch39, pgs 933-942 (Religious Right)
  • Assignment - Read TAP, ch39, pgs 942-956 (end of chapter)
WED 26
  • Assignment - Read TAP, ch40, pgs 957-968 (Feminist Revolution)
FRI 28
  • Assignment - read TAP, ch40, pgs 968-978 (end of chapter)