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AP US History

AP US History is a survey course covering American history from the Pre-Colombian period to the present.  The class is taught in accordance with the AP U.S. History curriculum framework, and is designed to prepare students for the AP U.S. History Exam in May. Throughout the course, students will work on NINE specific historical skills as they study through each unit.  These skills will include an understanding of historical causation, identifying patterns of continuity and change, recognition of the importance of historical periodization, an ability to compare/contrast historical developments and personalities, the ability to place historical events and processes into logical context, constructing historical arguments as well as interpreting and synthesizing opposing historical fields of inquiry.
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