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Survey to review the whole course of US history in preparation for the AP exam. Effectively condensed yet complete enough to eliminate the need to constantly refer back to a basal text. Short, concise, and all inclusive.

Table of Contents

  • The Pre-colonial Period to the Revolutionary Period (1492–1763)
  • The Outbreak of the American Revolution (1763–1776)
  • The American Revolution (1776–1783)
  • The Era of the Articles of Confederation (1783–1789)
  • The Federalist Period (1789–1800)
  • The Jeffersonian Era Through the War of 1812 (1800–1815)
  • The “Era of Good Feelings” (1815–1824)
  • John Quincy Adams and the Jacksonian Era (1824–1840)
  • Expansion and Social Reform (1840–1850)
  • Prelude to Civil War (1850–1861)
  • The Civil War (1861–1865)
  • The Period of Reconstruction (1865–1877)
  • The Gilded Age and U.S. Imperialism (1878–1900)
  • Progressivism and World War I (1900–1920)
  • The Twenties (1920–1929)
  • Depression and the New Deal (1929–1939)
  • World War II (1939–1945)
  • Truman and the Beginning of the Cold War (1945–1960)
  • “New Frontier,” “Great Society,” and Vietnam (1960–1968)
  • The Nixon Presidency and its Aftermath (1968–1976)
  • From Carter to Reagan (1976–1980)
  • Reagan and Bush (1980–1992)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781877653797
  • Publisher: Wayside Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 136
  • Sales rank: 589,388
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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