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  Ms Jennings's CP US I


***For Advance US I codes, please click on the link that says, "Advance US I", under the Main Menu list***




 Welcome to the 2020-2021 Virtual Learning Year! This is a message to all of my College Prep US I History classes. Below are the Google Classroom codes for each section. Please find the correct period number for when I will meet your class. After the period number, there will be a color which is how I will identify each section.


   Period 1: Red Class

Class Code: 25qca22


Period 7: Orange Class

Class Code: xjkjcle


***Each classroom has their own unique Google Meet link that is located at the top which is the heading of the class.***





Unit 1-America's Beginnings


Counted 50 States Map Test




Counted 50 States Map Test will be next Wed. 9/18 for Yellow or next Thursday, 9/19, for Green




Causes of the Am. Revolutionary War Music Video


"Hey King, Get Off Our Backs!" Handout and Guided Reading Questions(Received in class)


 Blank Guided Questions for Hey King.docx 


"Get Off Our Backs!" Homework, 26 points homework grade(Received in class)



  Revolutionary War and Declaration of Independence guided notes.pptx  


  The Revolutionary War and The Declaration of Independence Blank Guided Notes.docx  



Declaration of Indepence Cutout Activity (Received in class)


Analyzation of Thomas Jefferson's point of view on the Declaration of Independence, 20 points classwork grade (Received in class)


Declaration of Independence Music Video



Clip from John Adams- Declaration of Indepence


"Wanted Government" Reading and Handout (Both received in class)


 Causes and Effects Chart Directions and Cutouts.docx  


  The Constitutional Convention.pptx  


  The Constitutional Convention Questions.docx  


Articles of Confederation Music Video



"Wanted:Government" Reading and Guided Questions(Received both in class)

"Wanted:Government" Guided Reading Questions


 Guided Questions for Wanted Handout.docx 


"Wanted:Government" Power Point


 Just Right Govt_1.ppt 


Mr. Bett's Constitution Song


Introduction to the Constitution Reading and Questions(Received in class)


Checks and Balances Activity(Done in class)


Test on this unit Thursday or Friday, October 4th and 5th!



Unit 2-Legislative Branch Unit


 Congress in a Flash Lesson/Activity (done in class)


 Voting In Congress Notes/Power Point(done in class)


  Voting in Congress_Part 1.ppt 


LawCraft game from Icivics website(done in class)


   Slides_LawCraft Extension Pack_0.ppt 


Congress Packet, due date Thursday 10/25 or Friday 10/26, worth 60 points


Test on Thursday 10/25 or Friday 10/26


Unit 3-Executive Branch 


Notes on the Basics of the Executive Branch


 Slides_Executive Command Extension Pack_0.ppt 


A Very Big Branch Lesson


 A Very Big Branch Guided Questions.docx 


Electoral Process Reading (Given in Class)


  Electoral Process Organizer.docx 


 Electoral Process Activities_0.ppt 


Presidential Campaign Document Analysis(Given in Class)



Presidential Roles Webmap (Given in Class)

Presidential Roles Handout (Given in Class)


Executive Branch Test on Friday, 11/16

Executive Branch Packet due Friday, 11/16

Bring History Bucks on Friday, 11/16




 Unit 4-Judicial Branch/Bill of Rights 

  Better Judicial Branch powerpoint.ppt  

 JB Notes.docx 


Marbury v. Madison Video Clip



Marbury v. Madison Cartoon Analysis

 Marbury v. Madison Activity.docx 


 Bill of Rights Notes given in class

 Newer Bill of Rights Notes.ppt 

 The Bill of Rights Notes.docx 


Bill of Rights Essay and questions given in class

Bill of Rights Packet given in class


Bill of Rights Artwork Activity


  Bill of Rights through ART.pptx  


Bill of Rights Situations given in class



Bill of Rights Packet due on Thursday, 12/13 or Friday, 12/14

Unit Test on Thursday, 12/13 or Friday, 12/14



Unit 5-Chapter 6 Launching a New Nation


Chapter 6 Vocabulary


 Chapter 6 Vocabulary List Updated(2).docx 


Chapter 6 Vocabulary Quiz on Tuesday 12/19


Chapter 6 power point

 Our_Early_Presidents_ Notes.ppt 


The Presidents Video on George Washington 


The Real George Washington Video 


George Washington Parody Video 


Whiskey Rebellion Video 


XYZ Affair Parody Video 


The Presidents video on John Adams



The Presidents video on Thomas Jefferson


War of 1812 Parody Video



Hamilton v. Jefferson Chart, given in class


Washington's Letter Comparison Activity, given in class


Chapter 6 Test will be on Wed. 1/16 or Thurs. 1/17!




Unit 6-Chapter 7 Balancing Nationalism and Sectionalism


Presidents Video on Andrew Jackson


Chapter 7 Vocabulary List

 Chapter 7 Vocabulary.docx 


Jackson's Presidency Power Point

 ppt jackson.ppt 


Chapter 7 packet, given out in class


Andrew Jackson WebQuest



Jackson Document Analysis, done in class


Mr. Bett's Parody Videos

Andrew Jackson:

Monroe Doctrine:

Missouri Compromise:



TedEd Video, History v. Andrew Jackson



Chapter 7 Test on Tuesday, 2/6




 Unit 7-Chapter 9 Expanding Markets and Westward Movement


Chapter 9 Vocabulary


 Updated Chapter 9 Vocabulary.docx 


Vocabulary Quiz to follow the day after doing the Vocabulary


Manifest Destiny Notes


 Adv US I manifest destiny.ppt 


Chapter 9 packet, given in class


Mr. Bett's Parody Video:


Manifest Destiny Painting, Chart and Questions given in class and due Wed. 2/14

 American Progress painting.docx 


Into the West Video, questions given in class and due after the video.



PSAT's Wednesday, 2/27 will affect all morning classes 






 Unit 8-Chapter 10 Union in Peril


  Chapter Questions 

  Chapter 10 questions for jigsaw puzzle.doc


SnapChat Story Project, given in class

Projects and Chapter questions will be due on Wednesday, 3/27(Purple and Red) or Friday 3/29(Yellow).



 Unit 9-Chapter 11, Civil War

Civil War Vocabulary

 CP US I Vocabulary.docx


Civil War Packet, given out in class


Notes on Civil War and Reconstruction

 The Civil War and Reconstruction.ppt 


Glory Video Guide, handed out in class




Civil War document analysis, given out in class/done in class 


  Unit 10- Chpater 12, Reconstruction


Reconstruction Vocabulary

 Chapter 12 Vocabulary.docx 


Reconstruction Packet, given in class




 Unit 11: Big Business/Immigrantion


Chapter 14 and 15 notes

 Chapter 14 Notes for Adv and CP.docx 


Chapter 14 Power Point

 Adv US I Industrialization-3.ppt 


Chapter 15 Power Point

 Adv US I Urban America-4.ppt 


Big Business WebQuest, given in class


WebQuest Address-





Unit 12: Imperialism


Imperialism Notes



Yellow Journalism Activity, given in class


Imperialism packet, given out in class