This Advanced Placement course explores the history of the United States from the late 1800s to the present. Topics include industrialization, America entering the world stage, World War I, the Great Depression, the New Deal, World War II, the Cold War, the turbulent 1960s, the crisis of authority in the 1970s, the Age of Reagan (1980s), and globalization. This course will also prepare you for the AP United States History exam by helping you practice skills associated with the exam, such as writing essays and answering questions on core topics. This course is the second of a two-part series on AP U.S. History.

Course Details

Your AP instructor will send you a join code that allows you to join your course section on the AP website. This account provides access to AP Classroom and the exam. The AP exam fee is not included in the course tuition.
AP U.S. History, Part 1 (APHIST 061) or equivalent
Course Outline
Unit 1: Industrial Supremacy and the Age of the City
Unit 2: Reactions to Industrialization
Unit 3: America on the World Stage
Unit 4: The New Era and the Great Depression
Unit 5: The New Deal
Unit 6: America in World War II
Cumulative Review 1 (Units 1-6)
Unit 7: The Early Cold War
Unit 8: The Affluent Society
Unit 9: The Turbulent Sixties
Unit 10: The Crisis of Authority
Unit 11: From “The Age of Limits” to the Age of Reagan
Unit 12: Age of Globalization
Cumulative Review 2 (Units 7-12)
Amazon* Library
Unfinished Nation : A Concise History Of The American People- 8th Edition (Required)
by: A. Binkley
ISBN: 9780073513331
2015 McGraw-Hill
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