AP US History


  • Time Periods:

    • Period 1: 1491 – 1607

    • Period 2: 1607 – 1754

    • Period 3: 1754 – 1800

    • Period 4: 1800 – 1848

    • Period 5: 1844 – 1877

    • Period 6: 1865 – 1898

    • Period 7: 1890 – 1945

    • Period 8: 1945 – 1980

    • Period 9: 1980 – Present



    THEMATIC LEARNING Objective:

    • AMERICAN AND NATIONAL IDENTITY

    • POLITICS AND POWER

    • WORK, EXCHANGE, AND  TECHNOLOGY

    • CULTURE AND SOCIETY

    • MIGRATION AND SETTLEMENT

    • GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENT

    • AMERICA IN THE WORLD


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    Historical Thinking Skills:


    • Analyzing evidence

    • Content and Sourcing

    • Interpretation

    • Comparison and Contrast

    • Contextualization

    • Synthesis

    • Causation and Effects

    • Analyzing Patterns

    • Continuity & change over time

    • Periodization

    • Argumentation