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THE AMERICAN IDENTITYEmpowering the Supreme CourtPolitics of the possibleHitler invades the Soviet UnionLeveraging what you knowWilson's international progressWriting AP-Quality EssaysArchitectureStephen Douglas and the Kansas-Nebraska ActTHE FLAMES OF WAR GROW HIGHERThe Marshall PlanBrown v. Board of EducationDeep breathingThe battle at Antietam (1862)College credit policiesQuiet EarsTHE RETURN OF THE KLANPOLITICS LEADING TO THE DEPRESSIONSit-in demonstrationsTHE ELECTION OF 1860: WIDENING THE DIVIDEHard times for farmers, tooGERALD FORDBicycles: Providing transportation for everyoneCHANGING ATTITUDES TOWARD RELIGIONLeading in the Modern World: 1980-The PresentWitches and religionThe French and Indian WarAdvances in transportationAmerican Indians from 20,000 BCE to 1491 CEReciprocal Trade Agreement ActThird partiesRoosevelt's legacyThe Incan empireWHAT'S ON THE TESTAfricans and the ongoing issue of slaveryWilson's New FreedomsThe Trade Commission and Anti-Trust ActThe Federal Reserve ActTHE FIRST AMERICANSMercantilismFROM WORDS TO BULLETS IN BLEEDING KANSASWar productionTrade, industry, and economic democracyScoring Well on Document-Based Questions (DBQs)RadioRECONSTRUCTIONThe different approaches to colonizationThe National Security Act and NATODisease and moneyThe British halt Western expansionPOST-WWII AMERICATexas governor to U.S. PresidentProblems faced by free blacksThe cost of affluenceCASTRO IN CUBAMAKING MONEY IN COLONIAL AMERICAConverting letters to numbersEarly rebellionsThe founding of Rhode IslandEDUCATION AND THE ARTSTRUMAN, THE UNEXPECTED PRESIDENTAMERICAN CULTUREFrom Sea to Shining Sea: 1846-1854Key social movements of the 1800sRock and Roll Living: 1961-1979Politics trendsMARBURY V. MADISON (1803)GIDEON V. WAINWRIGHT (1963)THE BEGINNING OF THE COLD WARTHE MISSOURI COMPROMISE OF 1820Factory jobs and the American DreamARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURYGIBBONS V. OGDEN (1824)Using historic eras to gain pointsProgress for immigrantsThe Lewis and Clark expeditionANTI-COMMUNISM HYSTERIAThe Bill of RightsCensorship and women's rightsJOHN ADAMSNATIVE AMERICANS AND THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASESROE V. WADE (1973)CONVERTING QUESTIONS TO PAT ANSWERSBusiness changes with societyThe 5-to-7 essayUNEVEN GIFT EXCHANGEPRELUDE TO THE REVOLUTIONARY WARThe established order versus the counterculturePAT: A STRATEGY FOR ANSWERING DOCUMENT-BASED QUESTIONSSection II: The DBQ and essaysTHE FIGHT IN THE PACIFICTentative U.S. steps toward warTHE MONROE DOCTRINE (1823)Shifting demographicsEarly involvement in VietnamMANIFEST DESTINYThe advent of mass productionTHE YOUNG REPUBLICWomen, former slaves, and the limits of freedomNew thoughts about freedomU.S. recovery from the DepressionTHOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE 1800SGEORGE H.W. BUSHGEORGE W. BUSHAmerican Indian troublesFurther assaults on Native American holdings and rightsThe Fight over Slavery: 1855-1865The Tet offensiveIMMIGRATION ACT OF 1924Food safetyEARLY BATTLES BETWEEN BRITAIN AND THE PATRIOTSThe Space RaceLYNDON B. JOHNSON (LBJ)The new rainbow AmericaThe increasing power of pro-slavery factionsJames Garfield, Chester Arthur, and William McKinleyUSING DOCUMENTS LIKE A HISTORIANMass production and mass consumptionWAYS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR STUDY TIMEReforming welfareGRISWOLD V. CONNECTICUT (1965)Into the future-1945: U.S. AS WORLD POWERIncreasing economic problemsEXAM DAYThe anti-slavery movementSPIRITUALITYAttempts to address the greatest needsECONOMICSMORE LAND FOR AMERICAGoing with what you knowRONALD REAGAN AND REAGANOMICSRACIAL EQUALITYThe loss of Lincoln-1840: DEMOCRACY AND MANIFEST DESTINYThe rise of the big businessmanTHE BRINK OF WAREXPANDED ROLES FOR WOMENThe cotton gin and expanding slaveryCalvin Coolidge: "Silent Cal" stands byPLESSY V. FERGUSON (1896)The International Monetary FundThe growing women's rights movementEXPOSING THE SHORTCOMINGS OF SOCIETYPlanning the essayTHE DRED SCOTT DECISIONAbraham Lincoln runs for presidentBritish and U.S. air attacks on GermanyThe War of 1812 against BritainThe Louisiana PurchaseThe Navigation and Molasses ActsThe New World: 1492-1690Health care and children: Hot-button issuesThe return of Grover ClevelandWilson's great shortcoming: Government segregationUsing appropriate proofDBQ SCORESRejecting the idea of empireGeorgiaMounting problemsThe Carolina colonyThe policy of containmentWomen's liberationThe London Economic Conference (1933)Operation Desert Storm-1860: THE LONG PREQUEL TO THE CIVIL WARTWO DAYS BEFORE THE EXAMThe HolocaustWomen's gains and republican motherhoodThe Compromise of 1850The Bay of Pigs and the Cuban Missile crisisThe first Continental CongressImportant themes and topicsUNCLE TOM'S CABIN AND THE SHIFT IN PUBLIC OPINIONChecking out a sample essayThe League of Nations falls-1800: THE CONSTITUTIONPrivate enterprise and antitrust lawsThe Virginia colonyNorth versus South in businessUsing proof, analysis, and thesis (PAT)Early lifeThe McKinley-Roosevelt election of 1900The cultivation of the WestBritain's deal with TecumsehTHE ERA OF GOOD FEELINGSTHE UNITED STATES AS WORLD COPAbolitionists in the NorthKennedy in BerlinTIME MANAGEMENT DURING THE TESTCreating canalsExtending freedomThe treatment of Japanese AmericansMidwayMODERN DEMOCRACY WITH BILL CLINTONThe annexation of HawaiiIran-Contra and other problemsThe Boxer RebellionTHE PRESIDENCY OF ULYSSES S. GRANTVictories for ordinary peopleDEMOGRAPHICSLegislation under the elder BushThe United NationsThe Articles of ConfederationPublic educationSETTLING THE WESTMinorities in the armed forcesThe Connecticut colonyThe peace that cannot holdTHE 21ST CENTURYThe U.S. flexes its military musclesREFORMThe Loyalty Review BoardThe first computerWriting like a professorU.S. VERSUS COMMUNISM: THE EARLY YEARSTHE HEIGHT OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENTThe relative prosperity of the coloniesDAILY LIFE IN THE COLONIESWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT AND TRUST-BUSTINGThe Marshall CourtGrover ClevelandThe Neutrality ActsThe relocation of Native AmericansThe difference between Puritans and PilgrimsTraveling the long and winding roadAMERICAN ARTSThe first president: George WashingtonVictory and Cold War: 1946-1960COMMUNISM FADESPreserving the American wildernessLife in the USAAnalyzing an essay questionFIGHTING TO WIN ON THE HOME FRONTWHAT THE AP GRADES MEANMAPP V. OHIO (1962)GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESSTHE LEGAL FOUNDATION OF A NATIONDESIGNING A NEW COUNTRYPresidents during this periodChanging morals-1865: CIVIL WARPolitics under IkeThe Boston Tea PartyBritain and France take a standAbolishing the Bank of the U.S.Key Events in U.S. HistoryMedicare, Medicaid, and the 24th AmendmentKICK-STARTING POLITICAL ACTIONU.S. History from America's Beginning to NowLiterature leading to actionWOMEN'S RIGHTSTHE FIGHT IN EUROPETrends in social historyArchitectureJackson's Kitchen CabinetTHEODORE ROOSEVELTTensions with the U.S.S.R.GuadalcanalShays' RebellionJames Madison steps inWrapping up the essay planHerbert Hoover: Good intentions, bad mistakesAddicted to energySeparation versus integrationAchievements of the ProgressivesAppointments and positionsMark in the question bookReview of Key Trends, Events, and Supreme Court CasesExpanding the countryThe Soviets fight back-1775: BUILDING THE COLONIESReconstruction and the Move Westward, 1866-1880THE AMERICAN COLONIESThe era of the muckrakerJackson's response to nullificationChina and the SALT talksThe Roosevelt presidencyRosa ParksThe battles of Fredericksburg (1862) and Chancellorsville (1863)FIGHTING ACROSS NORTH AMERICASAMPLE DOCUMENT-BASED QUESTION: THE RECONSTRUCTIONThe FrenchWilson's attempt to save the peaceARTS IN MID-19TH CENTURY AMERICAThe Radical RepublicansExpanding religious diversityMikhail GorbachevLatin America and the Good Neighbor PolicyThe rise of American literatureA brighter economic outlookSTRIDES IN TRANSPORTATIONGaining control of their own livesEVENTS LEADING TO THE WAR OF 1812Key Issues in U.S. HistoryAmerican paintersEnglish coloniesAvoiding word trapsSlaves: Fighting for both sidesMcCarthyismNEW INVENTIONSFighting discrimination in defense industriesArts and musicEARLY AMERICAN INDIAN EMPIRESThe far-reaching impact of Columbus's discoverySeparate but not equalKennedy's peacemaking initiativeClimate changeFINANCIAL COLLAPSE: THE PANIC OF 1857Progressive relaxationHitler, Mussolini, and FrancoThe Peace CorpsTHE SPACE RACEThe Whiskey RebellionThe triangular tradeStudying by soundAmerica on the International Stage, Ready or Not: 1900-1919The financial panic in 1907The Iranian hostage crisisAMERICAN INDIANS IN NORTH AMERICAEconomy trendsSTRATEGIES TO REDUCE PRETEST ANXIETYThe Stamp ActThe Road to the Revolution: 1691-1775RICHARD NIXONAnswering the Reconstruction DBQWomen in the workforceThe terrorist attacks on 9/11Early attempts to abolish slaveryPersonal politicsGRADING CRITERIA FOR ESSAY QUESTIONSAdvances in transportationWatergateTEST PREPARATIONPRESIDENTS OF THE PERIODA continuing trend: The rich get richer, the poor get poorerThe 8-to-9 essayEducation and vocationsWar protestsProblems the patriots faced: REVOLUTIONWartime food production and ProhibitionThe fall of the Soviet UnionThe Boston MassacreTRANSCENDENTALISM AND THE SECOND GREAT AWAKENINGThe Civil Rights CommissionPOLITICAL, ECONOMIC, AND SOCIAL (PES) QUESTIONSTHE VIETNAM WARThe Jazz Age and the Great Depression: 1921-1939THE ELECTION OF JOHN KENNEDYBACKING PAPER MONEY WITH PRECIOUS METALSThe presidential election of 1864 and the end of the warEducating the populationDoubling the middle classVictory and the Treaty of ParisQuestioning illustrationsSouthern opposition to ReconstructionThe expansion of the war into CambodiaAbout the AP U.S. History ExamIDENTIFYING THE WAY YOU LEARNA study strategyThe question and source documents exampleWomen's rightsFRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND THE NEW DEALLaws repressing anti-war sentimentTHE TRAIL OF TEARS (1838)Valley Forge and help from FranceThe temperance movementThe impact of Charles DarwinSOCIAL CHANGE IN THE GILDED AGEThe United States Grows Up, 1816-1845Dutch colonies in New York and New JerseySeparation of church and stateMoving from farm to factoryCOMMON SENSE AND THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCEJapan attacks Pearl HarborStaying out of other people's warsTime limitsAmerica enters the Great WarSlavery before the RevolutionTRADE AGREEMENTSThe rulingThe GermansImmigrationSOCIAL CHANGEBlockade of southern supply linesTarget easy questions firstThe change in currency to paper money-1900: THE UNITED STATES GROWS UPEntering the fight — reluctantlyANDREW JACKSON'S PRESIDENCYStudying by sightThe baby boomPoints hidden in plain sightJohn BrownThe focus on Mesoamerican culturesU.S. DIVERSITYThe railroad and economic growthEARLY CHALLENGES TO THE NEW COLONIESMODERN CONVENIENCESThe Townshend ActJapan eyes the PhilippinesControversy over evolutionEARLY ETHNIC GROUP ISSUESThe 2-to-4 essayLexington and ConcordKey factsDRED SCOTT V. SANDFORD (1857)THE JAZZ AGEPOPULATION EXPANSION IN THE COLONIESMIRANDA V. ARIZONA (1966)The treatment of immigrantsStrategies for the Multiple-Choice SectionDealing with change on the railroadsTHE CIVIL WAR ERUPTSThe millionaires' doleThe legacy of the New DealMCCULLOCH V. MARYLAND (1819)TO NOW: GUARDIAN OF THE PEOPLEMartin Luther King's legacyThe end of ReconstructionForming political partiesThe Industrial RevolutionSection I: Multiple choiceFrontier fightingReaganomicsThe GI BillHurricane KatrinaTHE SUPREME COURT OF THE 1960SFrom Revolution to Republic: 1776-1815LIFE IN THE GILDED AGEBROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION (1954)Movies and their influenceThe ramificationsBackgroundTHE PROSPEROUS 1950SSlave revoltsWilson's 14 pointsThe Aztec empireThe Intolerable ActsEUROPEANS SETTLE INTO THE NEW WORLD-1675: SETTING UP THE COLONIESDixiecratsColonial MarylandThe Harlem RenaissanceTHE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: AN OVERVIEWThe Spanish-American WarThe Mayan empireHARD TIMES AND LABOR UNIONSWorld War II: 1940-1945Literature, libraries, and the birth of American journalismThe battles at Gettysburg and Vicksburg (1863)Pace yourselfLincoln's election and Southern successionSELECTING THE BEST QUESTIONSTHE ASSASSINATION OF JFKThe U.S. Grows Up, 1881-1899Benjamin HarrisonThe Great War endsThe Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth AmendmentsThe battles at Bull Run (1861 and 1862)Break timeTrade tensionTHE ATOMIC BOMB AND THE END OF THE CONFLICTAvoiding test-induced panicThe Dust BowlDEMAGOGUES OF THE DEPRESSIONPennsylvania and DelawareTHE PUSH WESTWARDThe outcome of World War IIWashington leaves officeNixon's social programsIncreasing literacyTHE UNITED STATES IN ASIAIndustrialization and the birth of labor unionsHelen Jackson's RamonaWORLD WAR IThe escalation of perceived threatsKENNEDY: PROGRESS AND THE COLD WARWriting a good thesisFlappersTHE STOCK MARKET CRASH OF 1929The telegraphHOW TO HANDLE TIMINGHard fighting in VietnamTHE AFTERMATH OF THE CIVIL WARUNITED STATES V. NIXON (1974)Studying through movementThe 0-to-1 essayThe sinking of the LusitaniaCOLONIAL HISTORY ESSAY SUBJECTSWomen's progress during the Great WarGetting Mentally Prepared for the Big TestThe Emancipation ProclamationTHINKING LIKE THE TEST WRITERSTHE KOREAN WARThe Scotch-IrishNew Conservative ideasTHE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT OF THE 1950SAMERICAN IMPERIALISMCornwallis and losing moraleThe Smoot-Hawley TariffTHE ECONOMICS OF SLAVERYA growing trade deficitBattling extremismThe power of the penThe height of the Depression: 1932Pressure on American IndiansSettling on your thesisThe Spanish and Portuguese settlement of the New WorldSIGNS OF ECONOMIC TROUBLE AHEADRoosevelt's Square DealKey Supreme Court DecisionsJIMMY CARTERLegislating for the Great SocietyPulling out of VietnamStephen Foster and the American songbookChina and the Open Door PolicyThe decision to drop the bombSLIDING TO CIVIL WARWEST COAST HOTEL CO. V. PARRISH (1937)THE EISENHOWER PRESIDENCYIDEALISM WITH WOODROW WILSONLife in New EnglandProblems faced by the BritishWriting the essayU.S. RELATIONS WITH THE WORLDWar preparationsProhibition: High demand and high crime,000 years before Columbus to Columbus's timeThe settling of MassachusettsSLAVERY GROWS WITH COTTONThe shift from ally to enemyD-day and NormandyEARLY POLITICS
 
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