AP U.S. History

“History cannot give us a program for the future, but it can give us a fuller understanding of ourselves, and of our common humanity, so that we can better face the future.”                  –Robert Penn Warren

APUSH Syllabus 2016-17

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APUSH Course and Exam Description (**this link is to the PDF of the break down of the exam and outlines of the content the college board wants students to know for each time period by the day of the test)

  • Historial Skills: pgs. 7-9
  • APUSH 7 Themes Outlines: pgs. 10-21
  • Concept Outlines for Period 1-Period 9: pgs. 22-89
  • Exam Description and formatting: pgs. 112-114

Class Materials:

UNIT 1: Period 1 (1491-1607) + Period 2 (1607-1754)

UNIT 2: Period 3 (1754-1800)

UNIT 3: Period 4 (1800-1848)

UNIT 4: Period 5 (1844-1877)

UNIT 5: Period 6 (1865-1898)

UNIT 6: Period 7.1 (1890-1920)

UNIT 7: Period 7.2 (1920-1945)

UNIT 8: Period 8 (1945-1980) + Period 9 (1980-Present)

UNIT 9: Review & Preparation for AP US Exam


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