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United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination

By John J. Newman & John M. Schmalbach | Grades 10–12

Equip your students to excel on the current AP® United States History Exam

Features

  • includes 2017 College Board revisions to the Course and Exam Description
  • updates put recent political events in context, including the 2016 presidential campaigns, election outcomes, and the early stages of the Trump administration
  • flexibly designed to use in a one-semester or one-year course
  • divided into nine chronological periods mirroring the structure of the College Board Curriculum Framework, reflecting the effort to focus on trends rather than isolated facts
  • each period features a one-page overview summarizing the major developments and Key Concepts for the period
  • each Think As a Historian feature focuses on one of the history disciplinary practices or reasoning skills that the AP® exam will test
  • each chapter narrative concludes with Historical Perspectives, a feature that addresses the College Board emphasis on how historians have interpreted the events of the chapter in various ways
  • the chapter conclusion features a thematically-organized list of key terms, people, and events reflecting the College Board’s focus on asking students to identify themes, not just events
  • chapter assessments include eight multiple-choice items, each tied to a source as on the new AP® exam, as well as four short-answer questions
  • period reviews include both long-essay questions and Document-Based Questions
  • includes a practice exam with a revised exam format based on the current Course and Exam Description
  • the Answer Key correlates each question to the College Board Curriculum Framework

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  1. United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, 2018 Edition

    United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination, 2018 Edition

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    This text is designed for a one-semester or one-year United States history course for students preparing to take the current AP Learn More

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