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Fast Track to A 5 Preparing for the AP United States History: Test Preparation,9780618479399

Fast Track to A 5 Preparing for the AP United States History: Test Preparation

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Table of Contents

About the Authors ix
Preface xi
Part I: Strategies for the AP Test
1(62)
Preparing for the AP Exam
3(3)
What's in This Book
3(1)
Setting up a Review Schedule
4(1)
Before the Exam
5(1)
Taking the AP U.S. History Exam
6(17)
Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Section
6(1)
Types of Multiple-Choice Questions
7(4)
Free-Response Questions
11(1)
The Document-Based Question
12(6)
A Free-Response Question and Three Sample Essays
18(5)
A Diagnostic Test
23(40)
Part II: A Review of AP U.S. History
63(298)
European Colonization: 1492-1700
65(10)
Spain Colonizes the New World
66(1)
Dutch Settlements and a French Empire in North America
67(1)
The British Empire in the New World
68(3)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
71(4)
Causes of the American Revolution: 1650--1774
75(16)
European Colonies in the New World
76(1)
Problems Inherited by Britain Following the War
77(1)
Pre-Revolutionary War British Policy in the Colonies
78(5)
The Boston ``Massacre''
83(1)
The Tea Tax
84(1)
The Boston Tea Party and the British Response
85(1)
The First Continental Congress
86(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
87(4)
The American Revolution: 1774--1783
91(12)
The War Begins in Earnest: Bunker Hill
92(1)
The Declaration of Independence
92(1)
The Military Phase of the Revolutionary War
93(2)
Major Military Events of the War
95(1)
The Treaty of Paris
96(1)
Two Revolutions?
97(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
98(5)
Creation of the U.S. Constitution: 1781--1791
103(16)
Creating the Nation's First Government: Issues and Concerns
104(1)
The Major Features of the Articles of Confederation (AOC)
105(1)
Achievements of the Articles of Confederation
106(2)
The AOC Attempt to Confront Foreign Affairs Problems
108(1)
The Constitutional Convention
109(3)
The Ratification Debate: Federalists Versus Antifederalists
112(1)
The Bill of Rights and Ratification of the United States Constitution
113(2)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
115(4)
The New Nation: 1789--1800
119(16)
The Hamiltonian Vision Versus the Jeffersonian Vision
120(2)
Foreign and Domestic Affairs
122(3)
``The Revolution of 1800''
125(2)
Key Events in Jefferson's Presidency
127(2)
The Marshall Court
129(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
130(5)
U.S. Foreign Affairs from 1812 to the 1850s
135(14)
The Impulse for Expansion
135(3)
The War of 1812
138(2)
The Monroe Doctrine
140(1)
The Trail of Tears: The Plight of the Cherokee
141(1)
Texan Independence
142(1)
President James K. Polk and Territorial Expansion
142(1)
The Mexican-American War
143(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
144(5)
Jacksonian Democracy and the Age of Reform: 1820s--1850s
149(16)
Setting the Stage for Reform
150(1)
The Era of Good Feelings, the Second Party System, and Emergence of Jackson
151(5)
Jackson's Position on Federal Versus States' Rights
156(1)
Grassroots Movements in the Age of Reform
157(3)
Political and Economic Accomplishments in the Age of Reform
160(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
161(4)
The American Civil War: 1860--1865
165(18)
Regional Economic Differences
166(2)
Tensions over Political Theories
168(1)
Attitudes in the North and South
168(2)
The Breakdown of Compromise
170(2)
The Road to War
172(2)
The War
174(2)
Impact of the War
176(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
177(6)
Reconstruction: 1863--1877
183(16)
The War, the Expansion of the Federal Government, and the Impact on Reconstruction
184(2)
The Economic and Political Foundations of Reconstruction Policies
186(1)
Planning Reconstruction: Conflicting Methods
187(1)
The Fourteenth Amendment
188(1)
The Radical Republicans Ascendant
189(1)
The Impeachment of President Johnson
190(1)
Reactionaries and Racists Respond to Reconstruction
190(1)
The End of Reconstruction: The Election of 1876 and the Compromise of 1877
191(2)
The Legacy of Reconstruction
193(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
194(5)
The Industrial Era: 1876--1900
199(16)
The Rise and Development of Industrialism in America
200(3)
The Era of Rapid Capital Accumulation
203(2)
Labor Unions and Labor Strikes
205(2)
The Supreme Court, Congress, and State Legislatures Weigh In
207(1)
Maximizing Profits: The Rationale and Tactics of the Capitalist Class
208(2)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
210(5)
Postwar Politics and the Populists: 1870s--1896
215(14)
Politics in the Gilded Age
215(2)
The Tariff (Again) and the ``Billion-Dollar Congress''
217(1)
Debate over Expanding the Money Supply
217(2)
The Growth of Discontent: Farmers Organize
219(3)
The Populist Party
222(2)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
224(5)
U.S. Foreign Affairs from 1860 to 1914
229(16)
U.S. Policy Towards Native Americans Following the Civil War
230(1)
The Purchase of Alaska
230(1)
The New Imperialism: Theories
231(1)
Methods Adopted by the United States to Achieve Its Imperialist Goals
231(2)
Ideological Justifications for an American Imperialist Party
233(1)
Opponents of American Imperialism
234(1)
U.S. Foreign Relations in East Asia and the Pacific
234(2)
The Spanish-American War (1898)
236(3)
U.S. Foreign Relations in Latin America and the Caribbean
239(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
240(5)
The Progressive Era: 1900--1920
245(18)
Liberalism in the Twentieth Century: Historians' Perspective
246(1)
The Early-Twentieth-Century Progressives
247(2)
Reforming Local and State Political Systems
249(1)
Reform under Republican Presidents
250(2)
The Republican Party Splits
252(2)
Reform under Woodrow Wilson
254(1)
The Women's Rights Movement
255(1)
The Socialist Challenge
256(1)
Black Americans and the Progressive Movement
257(1)
The End of the Progressive Era
258(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
259(4)
World War I: 1914--1918
263(14)
Causes of World War I
264(1)
American Neutrality
265(1)
U.S. Relations with Britain and France, Public Opinion, and War Propaganda
266(1)
U.S. Intervention
266(1)
World War I and Suppression of Civil Liberties and Dissent
267(1)
The Economics of War
268(1)
Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations
269(1)
The Interwar Years
270(1)
Economic Imperatives: Intervention, World War I Debts, and Reparations
271(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
272(5)
Conservatism and Cultural Diversity in the 1920s
277(12)
Political Developments
278(1)
``Silent Cal'' Coolidge and ``Do-Nothing'' Herbert Hoover
279(1)
Mass Consumerism
280(1)
Divisions on the Domestic Scene
281(2)
Nativist Anxiety
283(2)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
285(4)
The Great Depression and the New Deal: 1929--1941
289(18)
Causes of the Great Depression
290(2)
The Extent of the Collapse (1929--1933)
292(1)
Hoover and the Collapse of the Economy
293(2)
FDR
295(1)
FDR's First Hundred Days to the First New Deal
295(2)
The Second New Deal
297(2)
Keynesian Economics
299(1)
The Court-Packing Scheme
300(1)
Black Americans, Women, FDR, and the New Deal
300(2)
The Legacy of the New Deal
302(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
303(4)
World War II: 1939-1945
307(14)
German and Italian Militarism and Territorial Expansion
308(2)
The Spanish Civil War
310(1)
Japanese Imperialism
311(1)
Roosevelt and the Allies
311(2)
Deteriorating Relations with Japan
313(1)
Japanese-American Internment
314(1)
The Holocaust
314(1)
Wartime Conferences and the Cold War
315(1)
The War
316(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
317(4)
U.S. Domestic Affairs from 1945 to the 1980s
321(20)
The Economic ``Boom''
322(1)
Demobilization and Economic Reconversion
323(1)
The Baby Boom and Suburbanization
324(1)
Domestic Developments during the Truman Administration (1945-1953)
325(1)
Domestic Developments during the Eisenhower Administration (1953-1961)
326(1)
Domestic Developments during the Kennedy Administration: ``The New Frontier'' (1961--1963)
327(2)
Domestic Developments during the Johnson Administration: ``The Great Society'' (1963--1969)
329(2)
The Presidency of Richard M. Nixon (1969--1974)
331(1)
Ford and Carter (1974--1981)
332(2)
The Reagan ``Revolution'' (1981--1989)
334(1)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
335(6)
U.S. Foreign Affairs from 1945 to the 1980s
341(20)
Soviet and American Postwar Objectives and Priorities
342(1)
The Cold War in Europe
343(4)
Rollback, Brinksmanship, and Rising Tensions
347(2)
The Containment Policy and Latin America: From Eisenhower to Reagan
349(2)
U.S.-Asian Affairs: The Limitations of Containment
351(3)
Foreign Affairs in the Post-Vietnam Era
354(2)
Multiple-Choice and Free-Response Questions
356(5)
Part III: Practice Tests
361(2)
Practice Test 1
363(34)
Practice Test 2
397


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