Spotlight on the Best Gifts this APUSH Teacher Has Ever Received

Gift #1 — A Postcard

“The Hudson River School was a mid-19th century American art movement embodied by a group of landscape painters whose paintings typically depict the Hudson River Valley and the surrounding area, including the Catskill, Adirondack, and White Mountains.”

Between 1800–1848, a new national culture emerged that combined American elements, European in uences, and regional cultural sensibilities.
— APUSH Key Concept 4.1(IIB)

Between 1800–1848, liberal social ideas from abroad and Romantic beliefs in human perfectibility influenced literature, art, philosophy, and architecture.
— APUSH Key Concept 4.1(IIC)

Gift #2 — A Student-Produced Painting

Gift #3 — A Totem Pole

Gift #4— Several Student-Produced Videos

Gift #5 — A Few Other History-Relating Gifts

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Peter Paccone

Peter Paccone

High school APUSH teacher with much in-class and online teaching experience. Also a blogger, keynote speaker, editor, podcast host, and conference presenter.