Assignments & Grading

4 Reading Quizzes (200 points/ 25 % Grade):

Q#1_____/ 50 (2/14); Q#2_____/ 50 (3/7); Q#3_____/ 50 (4/11); Q#4_____ / 50 (5/9).

3 4-6 Page Papers, #1/ 3 to 4 pages & #2/ 6-8 pages (200 points/ 25% Grade):

Pap #1_____ / 40 (2/26) & Pap #2_____/ 80 (4/4) & Pap #3_____ / 80 (5/2)

2 Midterm Exams (400 points/ 50 % Grade):

MT#1_____/ 200 (3/12 Tues); MT#2_____/ 200 (5/14 @10:15).

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T o t a l P o i n t s , 8 0 0 p o i n t s ( 1 0 0 %): _______/ 800; _____% ______Grade

93%=A; 90%=A-; 87%=B+; 83%=B; 80%=B-; 77%=C+; 73%=C; 70% =C-; 67%=D+; 63%=D; 60%=D-; 59%=F

4 Reading Quizzes, 200 points (25 % of Class Grade):

Short Essay Answer and/ or Matching or fill in Questions.

See our Quiz Page for Study Questions.

3 4-6 page Papers, 200 points (25 % of Class Grade) :

You will have three 4-6 page papers on course topics. The first one will cover the Colonial era to about 1750, the second will address the Revolutionary era and early Republic, and the third, the ante-bellum period and Civil War.

2 Midterm Exams, 400 points (50 % of Class Grade):

40-50 Matching Questions, taken from class lectures and discussions (Significant Identifications, people, places, events, patterns)