AP U.S. History, 2010-2011Book - 2010
Covers the process of preparing for the Advanced Placement U.S. history exam, from deciding on a strategy and evaluating strengths and weaknesses through practice exams and reviewing the subject area.
A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score
We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best score. This easy-to-follow guide offers you a complete review of your AP course, strategies to give you the edge on test day, and plenty of practice with AP-style test questions. You'll sharpen your subject knowledge, strengthen your thinking skills, and build your test-taking confidence with
- Full-length practice exams modeled on the real test
- All the terms and concepts you need to know to get your best score
- Your choice of three customized study schedules--so you can pick the one that meets your needs
The 5-Step Plan helps you get the most out of your study time:
Step 1: Set Up Your Study Program
Step 2: Determine Your Readiness
Step 3: Develop the Strategies
Step 4: Review the Knowledge
Step 5: Build Your Confidence
Topics include: The Settling of the Western Hemisphere and Colonial America (1450-1650); The British Empire in America: Growth and Conflict (1650-1750); Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution (1750-1775); The American Revolution and the New Nation (1775-1787); The Establishment of the New Political Systems (1787-1800); The Jeffersonian Revolution (1800-1820); The Rise of Manufacturing and the Age of Jackson (1820-1845); The Union Expanded and Challenged (1835-1860); The Union Divided: The Civil War (1861-1865); The Era of Reconstruction (1865-1877); Western Expansion and Its Impact on the American Character (1860-1895); America Transformed into the Industrial Giant of the World (1870-1910); The Rise of American Imperialism (1890-1913); The Progressive Era (1895-1914); The United States and World War I; America in the 1920s: The Beginning of Modern America; The Great Depression and the New Deal; World War II; The Origins of the Cold War; The 1950s: Prosperity and Anxiety; America in an Era of Turmoil (1960-1975); America from 1968-1988: Decline and Rebirth; America from 1988 to 2000: Prosperity and a New World Order; America from 2001 to 2006: The Threat of Terrorism and the Increase of Presidential Power; and Contemporary America: Evaluating the "Big Themes" of American History
Also includes: Practice tests
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