Click here for the website of the
National Constitution Center
Here are various PowerPoint presentations: Ch 2    Ch 3-4    Ch 5    Ch 6
Ch 7-8    Ch 9-10   Ch 11-12    Ch 13    Ch 14   Ch 15    Ch 16-17    Ch 18-19
Ch 20 Ch 21    Ch 22     Ch 23     Ch 24    Ch 25    Ch 26    Ch 27    Ch 28
Ch 29-30     Ch 31-32     Ch 1
Check your knowledge about the Constitution by clicking here.
Click here for a
presentation of the CA
US history Standards
Holt, Rinehart & Winston's online World Atlas
Internet Public Library--Presidents
excellent site for
primary sources
The Library
of Congress
This website has many excellent resources: history
The Internet Public Library
Stanislaus County Library Site
Holt, Rinehart & Winston's U. S. history maps and charts
A good site about the results of
American presidential elections
For more research, here is a valuable source: the US Army Center for Military
History webpage.
The White House presidential
history website.
The Smithsonian Institution's Website
A. P. U. S. History
Period 1
Back to Mr. Simoncini's home page
"Those who
remember the
past are
condemned to
repeat it."
G. Santayana
National AP US
History Test:
Thursday, May 6,
2021, in the morning
This week we shall spend most of our time on Chapter 12, the reform
movements that swept the North during the antebellum period.  On
Thursday we should begin Chapter 13, Manifest Destiny, which explores
those events and decisions that ultimately led to the Civil War.

Your AP Classroom access code is YN9DW2.
Click here for "This Month in History" from the Constitutional Rights Foundation
Click here for an example of a Weekly Lesson Reaction.  Click here for
guidance regarding class notebooks.  Click here to see the course movie list.
The History Channel
"Preservation of one's own culture does not require
contempt or  disrespect of other cultures."       
Cesar Chavez
Here are some excellent websites, some of which are primary sources, which
you can refer to as we cover those topics in class:
Online Scavenger Hunt Links From Revolution to Reconstruction: Key
Documents in U. S. History

World War I Artillery           Trench Foot                 Waterlogged Trenches

Dysentery              Trench Rats             Boy Soldiers           Gas Attacks

Body Lice          Mustard Gas            John J. Pershing           Newton Baker

U. S. Air Aces           Financial Costs           Casualties
Parents: click here to learn more about the AP program from the main source:
National Archives Documents
Click here to view model term paper 1 and here to view model term paper 2.
Click here for access to the online augmentation for your textbook: McGraw-Hill
Click here to view the course syllabus, grading criteria and class rules
Click here to view a PowerPoint presentation regarding history writing.
Click here to view the FRQ essay packet   Click here to view the DBQ packet 1
Click here to view the DBQ packet 2
Click here to view an MS Word document that shows the general day-by-day lesson plan,
with homework assignments, by month for the 2020-2021 school year.
Click as appropriate to open the respective questions for the chapters noted:
Ch 1     Ch 2     Ch 3    Ch 4     Ch 5     Ch 6     Ch 7     Ch 8     Ch 9     Ch 10
Ch 11    Ch 12   Ch 13   Ch 14   Ch 15   Ch 16   Ch 17   Ch 18   Ch 19   Ch 20
Ch 21    Ch 22   Ch 23   Ch 24   Ch 25   Ch 26   Ch 27   Ch 28   Ch 29   Ch 30
Ch 31    Ch 32-33     
Click here for the online scavenger hunt questions.
Click here to view common errors students make on term papers