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Preparing for the AP United States History Examination

Preparing for the AP United States History Examination

ISBN 13: 9781435461307

ISBN 10: 1435461304

Author: Stacie Brensilver Berman; Mark Epstein

Pages: 483

Published: 04/04/2012

Print Book Price: $18.99 Add to cart

Description
Preparing for the AP United States History Examination will help you prepare for the AP exam quickly, efficiently, and, above all, effectively. Right from the start, you will identify the course topics you most need practice on and be able to focus your studying, while getting a review opportunity for your general knowledge. By the end of the book, you will be primed for taking the exam and on your way to a 5!
Benefits
  • Written by experts in the field, this easy to use guide includes a diagnostic test, practice questions, and full-length practice tests.
  • Designed to help AP US History students identify gaps in their knowledge and quickly fill them, the text includes numerous practice questions and tests to ensure mastery of each topic.
  • The text offers a general review of all the topics covered on the AP US History exam.
Author Bio
Stacie Brensilver Berman
Stacie Brensilver Berman has taught U.S. History for ten years, and AP U.S. History for seven years, at Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, New York. For the past three years, she has presented at the AP Annual Conference on topics including Reconstruction, the Great Depression, and the Civil Rights Movement. In March 2011, she also made a presentation on project-based learning in the AP classroom at the Organization of American Historians Annual Conference. Stacie edited and wrote end-of-chapter questions for the 15th edition of The American Pageant and coauthored a chapter on teaching the Civil Rights Movement in Teaching US History: Dialogues among Social Studies Teachers and Historians. She is currently in a Ph.D. program for Teaching and Learning Social Studies at New York University.
Mark Epstein
Mark Epstein, a teacher for twenty-five years at Greenwich High School in Greenwich, Connecticut, has over the years taught nearly every course in the social studies curriculum. He began teaching AP U.S. History fourteen years ago, and since then his students have compiled a 4.6 group average on the examination. In 2002, he was named a Greenwich Public Schools Distinguished Teacher.
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Table of Contents
PART I: STRATEGIES FOR THE AP EXAMINATION.
Taking the AP History Exam. A Diagnostic Test.
PART II: A REVIEW OF AP U.S. HISTORY.
1. European Colonization.
2. Causes of the American Revolution.
3. The American Revolution.
4. Creation of the U.S. Constitution.
5. The New Nation.
6. U.S. Foreign Affairs.
7. Jacksonian Democracy and the Age of Reform.
8. The American Civil War.
9. Reconstruction.
10. The Industrial Era.
11. Postwar Politics and Populists.
12. U.S. Foreign Affairs from 1860-1914.
13. The Progressive Era.
14. World War I.
15. Conservatism and Cultural Diversity.
16. The Great Depression.
17. World War II.
18. U.S Domestic Affairs from 1945 to the 1980's.
19. U.S. Foreign Affairs from 1945 to the 1980's.
20. The Post-Cold War Era.
PART III: PRACTICE TESTS.
Practice Test 1. Practice Test 2.
Sample Chapters