AP United States History


Emphasis will be placed on the entire time period of American History, starting with Colonial America and continuing to the present. Three main themes will be stressed:
  1. political and diplomatic development
  2. intellectual developments and cultural continuity and change
  3. economic and social development

Classroom work will entail directed reading, subjective/objective examination, class discussions, research papers/projects, and oral presentations to develop the skills of comprehension, analysis of materials, study habits, and written/verbal expression.