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ARE YOU SERIOUS ABOUT GETTING A 5 ON THE AP U.S. HISTORY EXAM?

Get fully prepared with the AP U.S. History test prep AP teachers recommend. The Most Complete APUSH Subject Review:

Everything you need to know for the Advanced Placement United States History exam, selected and presented by seasoned high school and college faculty with extensive AP U.S. History experience. The Best AP U.S. History Practice Exams Available:

6 AP U.S. History practice tests based on official AP U.S. History exam questions released by the College Board - balanced to include every AP U.S. History topic and type of AP question you can expect on the actual AP U.S. History exam. Total Explanations of AP U.S. History Exam Questions & Answers:

Each AP U.S. History practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but why the others are wrong, so youll be prepared for the AP U.S. History exam! Proven Test Prep Methods:

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For years, AP U.S. History teachers have relied on REA for effective, authoritative Advanced Placement study guides. Our authors include nationally known AP experts who have personally coached generations of successful Advanced Placement students. In our AP U.S. History test prep, weve combined the insights of high school teachers and college faculty into one powerful volume.

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REAs AP U.S. History Test Prep - For Students Serious About Scoring a 5 on Their Advanced Placement Exam!

This book contains a comprehensive review of all the topics covered on the official Advanced Placement exam, including: the Colonial Period, the American Revolution, the U.S. Constitution, Westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, Industrialism, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Vietnam Era, Watergate, Carter, and the New Conservatism.

Each detailed review chapter contains in-depth historical timelines that help you study smarter and boost your AP score!

The book features six full-length practice exams with detailed explanations of answers. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP U.S. History exam, so you can “practice for real” and target your strengths and weaknesses before the test.

After building your U.S. History knowledge, follow up with REAs proven test-taking strategies and a study schedule that gets you ready for exam day!

REA has helped more than a million students succeed on their AP exams! Teachers across the country consider our AP titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students. Our high-quality test preps are authored by AP experts who have mastered the exam content and teach the course.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

About Research & Education Association

Staff Acknowledgments

Preparing with Confidence:

Excelling on the AP United States History Exam

About the Exam

About the Review Section

Scoring the Exam

Contacting the AP Program

AP United States History Study Schedule

AP UNITED STATES HISTORY

COURSE REVIEW

Chapter 1

Pre-Columbian Cultures (12,000 B.C.E-1492 C.E.)

2,000 Separate Cultures

Highly Organized Society

Some Native Tribes Rendered Nearly Extinct

Historical Timeline

Chapter 2

European Exploration and the Colonial Period (1492-1763)

The Age of Exploration

The Beginnings of Colonization

The Colonial World

The 18th Century

Historical Timeline

Chapter 3

The American Revolution (1763-1787)

The Coming of the American Revolution

The War for Independence

The Creation of New Governments

Historical Timeline

Chapter 4

The United States Constitution (1787-1789)

Development and Ratification

Outline of the United States Constitution

Separation and Limitation of Powers

Historical Timeline

Chapter 5

The New Nation (1789-1824)

The Federalist Era

The Establishment of the Executive Departments

Washington's Administration, 1789-1797

Foreign and Frontier Affairs

Internal Problems

John Adams' Administration, 1797-1801

Repression and Protest

The Revolution of 1800

The Jeffersonian Era

Conflict with the Judges

Domestic Affairs

International Involvement

Madison's Administration, 1809-1817

Postwar Developments

Internal Development, 1820-1830

The Marshall Court

Statehood: A Balancing Act

The Expanding Economy

The Transportation Revolution

Industrialization

Educational Development

Developments in Religious Life

Historical Timeline

Chapter 6

Jacksonian Democracy and Westward

Expansion (1824-1850)

The Jacksonian Democracy, 1829-1841

The Election of 1824

The Webster-Hayne Debate (1830)

The War on the Bank

The Election of 1840

The Meaning of Jacksonian Politics

Ante-bellum Culture: An Age of Reform

The Flowering of Literature

The Fine Arts

The Transcendentalists

The Utopians

The Mormons

Remaking Society: Organized Reform

Diverging Societies-Life in the North

The Role of Women and Minorities

The Northeast Leads the Way

Everyday Life in the North

Diverging Societies-Life in the South

Commerce and Industry

Life in the Southern States

Manifest Destiny and Westward Expansion

Tyler, Polk, and Continued Westward Expansion

Historical Timeline

Chapter 7

Sectional Conflict and the Causes of the

Civil War (1850-1860)

The Crisis of 1850 and America at Mid-century

The Return of Sectional Conflict

The Coming of the Civil War

Historical Timeline

Chapter 8

The Civil War and Reconstruction (1860-1877)

Hostilities Begin

The Union Preserved

The Ordeal of Reconstruction

Historical Timeline

Chapter 9

Industrialism, War, and the Progressive Era (1877-1912)

The New Industrial Era, 1877-1882

Politics of the Period, 1877-1882

The Economy, 1877-1882

Social and Cultural Developments, 1877-1882

Foreign Relations, 1877-1882

The Reaction to Corporate Industrialism, 1882-1887

Politics of the Period, 1882-1887

The Economy, 1882-1887

Social and Cultural Developments, 1882-1887 1

Foreign Relations, 1882-1887

The Emergence of Regional Empire, 1887-1892

Politics of the Period, 1887-1892

The Economy, 1887-1892

Social and Cultural Developments, 1887-1892

Foreign Relations, 1887-1892

Economic Depression and Social Crisis, 1892-1897

The Economy, 1892-1897

Social and Cultural Developments, 1892-1897

Foreign Relations, 1892-1897

War and the Americanization of the World, 1897-1902

Politics of the Period, 1897-1902

The Economy, 1897-1902

Social and Cultural Developments, 1897-1902

Foreign Policy, 1897-1902

Theodore Roosevelt and Progressive Reforms, 1902-1907

Politics of the Period, 1902-1907

The Economy, 1902-1907

Social and Cultural Developments, 1902-1907

Foreign Relations, 1902-1907

The Regulatory State and the Ordered Society, 1907-1912

Politics of the Period, 1907-1912

The Economy, 1907-1912

Social and Cultural Developments, 1907-1912

Foreign Relations, 1907-1912

Historical Timeline

Chapter 10

Wilson and World War I (1912-1920)

Implementing the New Freedom: The Early Years of the

Wilson Administration

The Triumph of New Nationalism

The Election of 1916

Social Issues in the First Wilson Administration

Wilson's Foreign Policy and the Road to War

The Road to War in Europe

World War I: The Military Campaign

Mobilizing the Home Front

Wartime Social Trends

Peacemaking and Domestic Problems, 1918-1920

Domestic Problems and the End of the Wilson Administration

Historical Timeline

Chapter 11

The Roaring Twenties and Economic

Collapse (1920-1929)

The Election of 1920

The Twenties: Economic Advances and Social Tensions

American Society in the 1920s

Social Conflicts

Government and Politics in the 1920s:

The Harding Administration

The Election of 1924

The Coolidge Administration

The Election of 1928

Foreign Policy in the Twenties

The Great Depression: The Crash

Historical Timeline

Chapter 12

The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929-1941)

Reasons for the Depression

Hoover's Depression Policies

The Election of 1932

The First New Deal

Legislation of the First New Deal

The Second New Deal: Opposition from the Right and Left

The Second New Deal Begins

The Election of 1936

The Last Years of the New Deal

Social Dimensions of the New Deal Era

Labor Unions

Cultural Trends of the 1930s

New Deal Diplomacy and the Road to War

United States Neutrality Legislation

Threats to World Order

The American Response to the War in Europe

The Election of 1940

American Involvement with the European War

The Road to Pearl Harbor

Historical Timeline

Chapter 13

World War II and the Postwar Era (1941-1960)

Declared War Begins

The Home Front

The North African and European Theatres

The Pacific Theatre

The Atomic Bomb

Diplomacy

The Emergence of the Cold War and Containment

International Cooperation

Containment in Asia

Eisenhower-Dulles Foreign Policy

The Politics of Affluence: Demobilization and Domestic Policy

The Fair Deal

Anticommunism

Eisenhower's Dynamic Conservatism

Civil Rights

The Election of 1960

Society and Culture

Demographic Trends

Conformity and Security

Seeds of Rebellion

Historical Timeline

Chapter 14

The New Frontier, Vietnam, and Social

Upheaval (1960-1972)

Kennedy's "New Frontier" and the Liberal Revival

Civil Rights

The Cold War Continues

Johnson and the Great Society

Emergence of Black Power

Ethnic Activism

The New Left

The Counterculture

Women's Liberation

Vietnam

Election of 1968

The Nixon Conservative Reaction

Vietnamization

Foreign Policy

Election of 1972

Historical Timeline

Chapter 15

Watergate, Conservatism's Rise, and

Post-Cold War Challenges (1972-2005)

The Watergate Scandal

The Ford Presidency

Carter's Moderate Liberalism

Carter's Foreign Policy

The Iranian Crisis

The Election of 1980

The Reagan Presidency: Attacking Big Government

Asserting American Power

Election of 1984

Second-Term Foreign Concerns

Second-Term Domestic Affairs

Election of 1988

Bush Abandons Reaganomics

Other Domestic Issues Under Bush

Bush's Activist Foreign Policy

Collapse of East European Communism

Persian Gulf Crisis

Breakup of the Soviet Union

The Election of 1992

The Clinton Presidency

The Election of 1996

The Elections of 2000 and 2004 

American Society at the Dawn of the Twenty-first Century

The Election of 2008: History is Made

Historical Timeline

AP UNITED STATES HISTORY

PRACTICE TESTS

Practice Test 1

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 2

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 3

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 4

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 5

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

Practice Test 6

Answer Key

Detailed Explanations of Answers

ANSWER SHEETS

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780738606255
Subtitle:
8th Edition
Author:
Feldmeth, Gregory
Author:
McDuffie, Jerome
Author:
Piggrem, G.
Author:
Piggrem, G. W.
Author:
US History Study Guides
Author:
McDuffie, J.
Author:
Advanced Placement
Author:
Woodworth, Steven E.
Author:
Piggrem, Gary
Author:
Woodworth, Steven
Author:
McDuffie, J. A.
Publisher:
Research & Education Association
Subject:
Advanced Placement
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Reference-Student Guides
Subject:
AP
Subject:
U. S. history
Subject:
Test Prep
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Advanced Placement (AP) Test Preparation
Publication Date:
20090203
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 9 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
864
Dimensions:
10 x 6.69 in 2.55 lb
Age Level:
14-18

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This book contains a comprehensive review of all the topics covered on the official Advanced Placement exam, including: the Colonial Period, the American Revolution, the U.S. Constitution, Westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, Industrialism, World War I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Vietnam Era, Watergate, Carter, and the New Conservatism.

Each detailed review chapter contains in-depth historical timelines that help you study smarter and boost your AP score!

The book features six full-length practice exams with detailed explanations of answers. The practice tests are composed of every type of question that can be expected on the actual AP U.S. History exam, so you can “practice for real” and target your strengths and weaknesses before the test.

After building your U.S. History knowledge, follow up with REAs proven test-taking strategies and a study schedule that gets you ready for exam day!

REA has helped more than a million students succeed on their AP exams! Teachers across the country consider our AP titles to be invaluable resources and consistently recommend our books to their students. Our high-quality test preps are authored by AP experts who have mastered the exam content and teach the course.

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