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REA's Crash Course for the AP® U.S. History Exam - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement® Score in Less Time

Completely Revised for the 2015 Exam!

Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a refresher on the subject.

Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® U.S. History exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?

If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® U.S. History is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:

Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know

Fully revised for the 2015 AP® U.S. History exam, this Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the revised AP® U.S. History course description outline and sample AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the new exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.

Expert Test-taking Strategies

Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following this advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.

Take REA's Online Practice Exam

After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.

Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® U.S. History student must have.

When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® U.S. History!

Synopsis:

AP® U.S. HISTORY CRASH COURSE

Late getting started? Facing too many tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!

STUDY ONLY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

REAs Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP U.S. History exam and actual AP test questions. Fully revised for the new 2015 exam, it covers only the information tested, so you can make the most of your study time.

EXPERT TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES

Developed by AP teachers with many years of classroom experience, this Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following the authors expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.

KEY TERMS YOU MUST KNOW

Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your score. Our expert advice includes the key terms you need to know before taking the AP U.S. History exam.

FREE ONLINE PRACTICE EXAM

Our full-length online practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the AP exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. It even provides helpful diagnostics to pinpoint where youre strongest and where you need to focus.

About the Author

Larry Krieger earned his B.A. and M.A.T. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his M.A. from Wake Forest University. In a career spanning more than 35 years, Mr. Krieger has taught a variety of AP® subjects including American History, World History, European History, American Government, and Art History. His popular courses were renown for their energetic presentations, commitment to scholarship, and ability to build high AP® exam scores. All of Mr. Kriegers students scored above a 3 on their exams, with most students scoring a 4 or a 5.
Mr. Kriegers success has extended far beyond the classroom. He is the author of several widely used American history, World history and AP® Art history textbooks. In addition, he has also spoken at numerous Social Studies conferences and conducts AP® workshops around the country.

Table of Contents

About This Book

About Our Authors

Acknowledgments

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1: Five Keys for Success on the AP U.S. History Exam

Chapter 2: Key Terms

CONTENT REVIEW

Chapter 3: Period 1: 1491-1607

Chapter 4: Period 2: 1607-1754

Chapter 5: Period 3: 1754-1800

Chapter 6: Period 4: 1800-1848

Chapter 7: Period 5: 1844-1877

Chapter 8: Period 6: 1865-1898

Chapter 9: Period 7: 1890-1945

Chapter 10: Period 8: 1945-1980

Chapter 11: Period 9: 1980-Present

KEY THEMES AND FACTS

Chapter 12: Key Events and Figures in African American History, 1619-1865

Chapter 13: Key Events and Figures in African American History, 1865-Present

Chapter 14: Key Events and Figures in Womens History

Chapter 15: Key Events in Native American History

Chapter 16: Key Supreme Court Cases and Trials

Chapter 17: Key Works of Literature, Art, and Music

Chapter 18: Key Facts About Labor Unions, Labor Laws, and Labor Strikes

Chapter 19: Key Facts About Twenty Legislative Acts

Chapter 20: Immigration and Migration

Chapter 21: Key Events in U.S. Foreign Policy: Latin America

Chapter 22: Key Events in the Vietnam War

TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES

Chapter 23: Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Questions

Chapter 24: Strategies for the Short-Answer Questions

Chapter 25: Strategies for the Document-Based Question

Chapter 26: Strategies for the Long Essay

Index

Online Practice Exam

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738608136
Author:
Rea
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Author:
Advanced Placement
Author:
Feldmeth, Gregory
Author:
Krieger, Larry
Author:
US History Study Guides
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Subject:
AP
Subject:
U. S. history
Subject:
Crash Course
Subject:
AP US History Crash Course
Subject:
Advanced Placement U.S. History
Subject:
American History review;AP US History Crash Course;Advanced Placement US History
Subject:
AP review in fast format;Fast way to study for AP exams;fast way to study for AP
Subject:
AP U.S. History;Advanced Placement test prep;History;AP U.S. History;AP U.S. His
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Publication Date:
20150212
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 10 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.6 lb
Age Level:
15-17

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AP® U.S. HISTORY CRASH COURSE

Late getting started? Facing too many tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!

STUDY ONLY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

REAs Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP U.S. History exam and actual AP test questions. Fully revised for the new 2015 exam, it covers only the information tested, so you can make the most of your study time.

EXPERT TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES

Developed by AP teachers with many years of classroom experience, this Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following the authors expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.

KEY TERMS YOU MUST KNOW

Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your score. Our expert advice includes the key terms you need to know before taking the AP U.S. History exam.

FREE ONLINE PRACTICE EXAM

Our full-length online practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the AP exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. It even provides helpful diagnostics to pinpoint where youre strongest and where you need to focus.

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