9781567656602

United States History: Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination

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    9781567656602

  • ISBN10:

    1567656609

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Summary

To provide comprehensive review of U.S. history, from pre-Columbian cultures in the Americas to the war in Iraq and thorough preparation for the Advanced Placement exam.

Table of Contents

Preparing for the Advanced Placement Exam ix
Exploration, Discovery, and Settlement, 1492--1700
1(22)
Essay-Writing Guide: Stating Your Thesis
16(7)
The Thirteen Colonies and the British Empire, 1607--1750
23(19)
Colonial Society in the Eighteenth Century
42(18)
Imperial Wars and Colonial Protest, 1754--1774
60(17)
DBQ Guide: Deciding What Position to Argue
72(2)
Document-Based Question
74(3)
The American Revolution and Confederation, 1774--1787
77(19)
The Constitution and the New Republic, 1787--1800
96(25)
The Age of Jefferson, 1800--1816
121(19)
Nationalism and Economic Development
140(26)
DBQ Guide: Organizing Historical Evidence
160(3)
Document-Based Question
163(3)
Sectionalism
166(18)
The Age of Jackson, 1824--1844
184(18)
Society, Culture, and Reform, 1820--1860
202(19)
Territorial and Economic Expansion, 1830--1860
221(19)
Document-Based Question
235(4)
DBQ Guide: Organizing a DBQ Essay
239(1)
The Union in Peril, 1848--1861
240(25)
DBQ Guide: Writing the Introduction and the Conclusion
258(2)
Document-Based Question
260(5)
The Civil War, 1861--1865
265(24)
Reconstruction, 1863--1877
289(21)
The Last West and the New South, 1865--1900
310(23)
The Rise of Industrial America, 1865--1900
333(25)
DBQ Guide: Making Use of the Documents
350(3)
Document-Based Question
353(5)
The Growth of Cities and American Culture, 1865--1900
358(22)
National Politics in the Gilded Age, 1877--1900
380(20)
Document-Based Question
395(5)
Foreign Policy, 1865--1914
400(24)
The Progressive Era, 1901--1918
424(23)
World War I, 1914--1918
447(23)
Document-Based Question
465(5)
A New Era: The 1920s
470(22)
The Great Depression and the New Deal, 1929--1939
492(26)
Diplomacy and World War II, 1929--1945
518(27)
Document-Based Question
540(5)
Truman and the Cold War, 1945--1952
545(25)
The Eisenhower Years, 1952--1960
570(23)
Promises and Turmoil: The 1960s
593(26)
Document-Based Question
614(5)
Limits of a Superpower, 1969--1980
619(23)
The Conservative Resurgence, 1980--Present
642(35)
Practice Examination 677(18)
Index 695

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Great way to study for the AP history exam October 13, 2011
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This helped me a bunch on the AP history exam. I would recommend this book to anyone who plans on taking the placement exam. History is an important subject, and I would suggest reading this if you want to learn more about the subject.
5 Stars!
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