• Period 7 is worth 21% of the AP Exam. This period will be covered in approximately 24 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 7.1– Growth expanded opportunity, while economic instability led to new efforts to reform U.S. society and its economic system.

    Key Concept 7.2– Innovations in communications and technology contributed to the growth of mass culture, while significant changes occurred in internal and international migration patterns.

    Key Concept 7.3– Participation in a series of global conflicts propelled the United States into a position of international power while renewing domestic debates over the nation’s proper role in the world.


Period 7 Homework and Test Calendar

  • Period 7 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.

    READ ME: 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 18

    1. Progressives
    2. Federal Reserve Act
    3. Clayton Anti-Trust Act
    4. Scientific management
    5. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)
    6. Lochner v. New York
    7. Pure Food and Drug Act
    8. Muckrackers
    9. Plessy v. Ferguson

    Chapter 19

    1. Imperialism
    2. Yellow journalism
    3. Spanish-American War
    4. Teller Amendment
    5. Treaty of Paris
    6. Platt Amendment
    7. White Man’s Burden
    8. Sphere of influence
    9. Open Door Policy
    10. Gentlemen’s Agreement
    11. Panama Canal
    12. Roosevelt Corollary
    13. New immigrants
    14. Big Stick Diplomacy
    15. Dollar Diplomacy
    16. Moral Diplomacy

    Chapter 20

    1. Schlieffen Plan
    2. Lusitania
    3. Zimmerman Telegram
    4. Fourteen Points
    5. Committee on Public Information
    6. Espionage Act (1917)
    7. Sedition Act (1918)
    8. Spanish influenza
    9. Treaty of Versailles
    10. League of Nations
    11. Women’s suffrage

    Chapter 21

    1. Prohibition/18thamendment
    2. 21stamendment
    3. Immigration Act of 1924
    4. First Red Scare
    5. Scopes Trial
    6. Harlem Renaissance
    7. Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA)
    8. Washington Conference
    9. Kellogg-Briand Pact

    Chapter 22

    1. Great Depression
    2. Bonus March
    3. New Deal
    4. Emergency Banking Act
    5. FDIC
    6. Social Security Act
    7. Security Exchange Commission
    8. Dust Bowl
    9. American Federation of Labor
    10. New Deal coalition
    11. Court packing

    Chapter 23

    1. Non-interventionists
    2. Interventionists
    3. Neutrality acts
    4. “Cash and carry”
    5. Munich Conference
    6. Axis Powers
    7. Allies
    8. Lend-Lease
    9. Pearl Harbor
    10. Korematsu v. U.S.
    11. Manhattan Project
    12. A. Phillip Randolph (Double V Campaign)

  • Period 7 Lectures/Powerpoints

    The following links will navigate you to PDF files of the in-class lectures. The inclusion of these notes below should not be considered as a substitute for taking notes and paying attention in class.  These notes are provided so that you have access to visual images used in class as well as for absent students to get caught up.

    The Progressive Era (PDF)

    Imperialism (PDF)

    World War I (PDF)

    World War II (PPT)