Advanced Placement United States History
John J Newman, John Schmalbach M
(Perfection Learning, June 1, 2019)
Equip your students to excel on the current AP United States History Exam. This new edition is correlated to the 2019 course exam description framework in the areas of historical thinking skills, reasoning processes, themes, and content. The book is divided into nine units following chronological periods, mirroring the most current AP U.S. History framework. Featuring eight historical themes that address broad recurring patterns and topics in U.S. history, helping students connect historical developments in different times and places. Updates put recent political events in context, including events since 2016.This edition also includes more short-answer questions that use secondary sources, matching a change to the 2020 exam. Chapters conclude with a thematically organized list of key terms, people, and events for comprehensive review. The Historical Perspectives features address how historians have interpreted historical events in diverse ways. Each Think As a Historian feature focuses on one of the historical thinking skills or reasoning skills tested on the AP exam.