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How to Prepare for the Advanced Placement Examination AP, United States History

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ISBN-10: 0764111574

ISBN-13: 9780764111570

Edition: 6th 2000

Authors: William O. Kellogg

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List price: $16.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Prefacep. vi
Introduction: Using This Bookp. 1
Preparing for the Advanced Placement Examinationp. 11
Helpful Hints for Studying United States Historyp. 11
Seven Steps to Make Essay Writing Easyp. 19
Developing Your Own Document Based Question (DBQ)p. 34
Reviewing United States History--Chronological Overview and Typical Question Typesp. 41
Colonial America Before 1763p. 41
Essay Type: Assess the Validity/Evaluate This Statement
Objective Type: The Chronology Question
The Era of the American Revolution 1763-1789p. 57
Essay Type: Describe ... Explain
Objective Type: The Quotation Question
The New Nation 1789-1824p. 79
Essay Type: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
Objective Type: How? Why? Cause-and-Effect
Jackson and the West 1824-1850p. 98
Essay Type: In What Ways?
Objective Type: Maps
Coming of the Civil War, Civil War, and Reconstruction 1850-1877p. 121
Essay Type: The DBQ
Objective Type: Charts and Graphs
Growth of Industrial America, Populists, and Progressives 1877-1916p. 153
Essay Type: Compare
Objective Type: Cartoons and Photographs
World War I, the Interwar Period, and World War II 1916-1945p. 178
Essay Type: Defending a Position
Objective Type: The Value of Sources
The Postwar Period, the Cold War, and After 1945-2000p. 198
Essay Type: Review
Objective Type: Vocabulary
Taking the Advanced Placement Examinationp. 223
A Summary of Things to Remember and to Dop. 223
Model Advanced Placement United States History Examinationp. 229
Comments and Answers to Questions on Model Advanced Placement Examinationp. 259
Major Events, Developments, and Dates in United States Historyp. 281
Chronological Summary of Major Events and Developments in United States Historyp. 281
Chronology of Important Datesp. 334
Clossary: Key Words and Phrases from United States Historyp. 345
Indexp. 355
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