5 Steps to a 5 AP US History with CD-ROM, 2010-2011 Edition

5 Steps to a 5 AP US History with CD-ROM, 2010-2011 Edition

by Stephen Armstrong
     
 

Take five easy steps to your best score on the AP U.S. History exam

Nearly 400,000 students have used the 5 Steps to a 5 method for exam success—now it’s your turn to use this bestselling program to reach your ideal score! This book and CD-ROM set guides your preparation program and helps you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking

Overview

Take five easy steps to your best score on the AP U.S. History exam

Nearly 400,000 students have used the 5 Steps to a 5 method for exam success—now it’s your turn to use this bestselling program to reach your ideal score! This book and CD-ROM set guides your preparation program and helps you build the skills, knowledge, and test-taking confidence you need to succeed. The tests closely simulate the real AP exam, so you can get comfortable with the format.

Features:

  • The 5-Step Plan to a Perfect 5: 1. Set Up Your Study Program 2. Determine Your Test Readiness 3. Develop Strategies for Success 4. Develop the Knowledge You Need to Score High 5. Build Your Test-Taking Confidence

  • 3 separate plans for 3 types of students—one will fit you!

  • Updated review material, geared to the most recent tests

  • 2 complete practice AP U.S. History exams in the book

  • On the CD-ROM: 3 interactive practice AP U.S. Historyexams

Topics include: The Settling of the Western Hemisphere and Colonial America (1450-1650), The British Empire in America: Growth and Conflict (1650-1750), Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution (1750-1775), The American Revolution and the New Nation (1775-1787), The Establishment of the New Political Systems (1787-1800), The Jeffersonian Revolution (1800-1820), The Rise of Manufacturing and the Age of Jackson (1820-1845), The Union Expanded and Challenged (1835-1860), The Union Divided: The Civil War (1861-1865), The Era of Reconstruction (1865-1877), Western Expansion and Its Impact on the American Character (1860-1895), America Transformed into the Industrial Giant of the World (1870-1910), The Rise of American Imperialism (1890-1913), The Progressive Era (1895-1914), The United States and World War I, America in the 1920s: The Beginning of Modern America, The Great Depression and the New Deal, World War II, The Origins of the Cold War, The 1950s: Prosperity and Anxiety, America in an Era of Turmoil (1960-1975), America from 1968-1988: Decline and Rebirth, America from 1988 to 2000: Prosperity and a New World Order, America from 2001 to 2006: The Threat of Terrorism and the Increase of Presidential Power, Contemporary America: Evaluating the "Big Themes" of American History, Build Your Test-Taking Confidence, Practice Test 1, Practice Test 2

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071702102
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/10/2010
Series:
5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Armstrong is an AP History teacher, supervisor of social studies at Hall High School and two middle schools in West Hartford, Connecticut, and an adjunct professor of history at Central Connecticut State University.

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