• Period 3 is worth 12% of the AP Exam. This period will be covered in approximately 17 class days.

    The College Board uses key concepts to denote the testable material for each period. The full, detailed version of these concepts are located here. Please take the time to know these concepts, as anything mentioned is fair game for the AP Exam.

    Key Concept 3.1— British attempts to assert tighter control over its North American colonies and the colonial resolve to pursue self-government led to a colonial independence movement and the Revolutionary War.

    Key Concept 3.2— The American Revolution’s democratic and republican ideals inspired new experiments with different forms of government.

    Key Concept 3.3— Migration within North America and competition over resources, boundaries, and trade intensified conflicts among peoples and nations.

Period 3 Homework and Test Calendar

  • Period 3 Key Terms/IDs

    Key terms will be due at the conclusion of each period on the test date, unless otherwise specified. These terms will be worth 100 points per period, and will be an invaluable study tool as we get closer to the AP exam in May. Each term should include the information provided on Quizlet. You have two options to receive the credit for key terms: 1. Create a notecard for each term using the definition on Quizlet and any additional relevant information from the book or 2. Create a Quizlet account, join my class by clicking here, and complete LEARN, FLASHCARD, and one other method of your choice by 8:20am on the due date. If not completed before 8:20am, no credit will be given.

    Chapter 4

    1. Sugar Act (1764)
    2. Stamp Act
    3. Declaratory Act
    4. Nonimportation movement
    5. First Continental Congress
    6. Intolerable Acts
    7. Patriots/Loyalists
    8. Common Sense – Thomas Paine
    9. Olive Branch Petition
    10. Declaration of Independence
    11. Battle of Bunker Hill
    12. Battle of Yorktown

    Chapter 5

    1. Articles of Confederation
    2. Old Northwest
    3. Northwest Ordinance of 1787
    4. Shays’ Rebellion
    5. Virginia Plan
    6. New Jersey Plan
    7. Great Compromise
    8. Federalists/Anti-Federalists
    9. Republican motherhood
    10. Constitutional Convention
    11. Bill of Rights

    Chapter 6

    1. Electoral college
    2. Republicans
    3. Hamilton’s financial plan/Bank of the United States
    4. Jay’s Treaty
    5. Whiskey Rebellion
    6. Washington’s Farewell Address
    7. XYZ Affair
    8. Alien and Sedition Acts
    9. States rights
    10. Gabriel’s Rebellion
    11. Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions


    PDF for students using physical notecards. IMPORTANT: Instructions for physical notecards: Define the above terms using the definition provided. Then, find one additional piece of information from the textbook.