A.P. United States History

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A.P. United States History

Overview

This course is a one-year course designed to give students a grounding in the subject matter of American history and in major interpretive questions that derive from the study of major themes in United States history. The student will examine United States history problems and topics through specialized writings by historians and through primary source and supplementary readings. Students will be given extensive practice in analyzing historical problems, collecting and sorting information, developing a thesis, and writing essays to communicate conclusions. Students are encouraged to prepare for the Advanced Placement Examination in United States History.

Prerequisite: None

Grades: 11th & 12th      Duration: Year     Credits: 10      UC/CSU: A      CBEDS Code: 2775