AP U.S. History Crash Course, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

AP U.S. History Crash Course, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

by Larry Krieger
AP U.S. History Crash Course, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

AP U.S. History Crash Course, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

by Larry Krieger

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738612690
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 01/02/2020
Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Edition description: Fifth Edition, Revised
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 63,341
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 15 - 18 Years

About the Author

Larry Krieger has been recognized by the College Board as one of the nation’s foremost AP® teachers. In a career spanning more that 40 years, Mr. Krieger has taught a variety of AP® subjects and continues to hopscotch the United States as an AP® consultant. Renowned for his energetic presentation style and commitment to scholarship, he developed a special knack for helping his students achieve high AP® exam scores. All of Mr. Krieger’s students scored above a 3 on their AP® exams, with most scoring a 4 or a 5.

The fifth edition of REA’s Crash Course for AP® U.S. History is based upon Mr. Krieger’s intensive study of the 2019-2020 APUSH Framework and released College Board APUSH exam materials. He field-tested the content in this book with students taking his APUSH prep courses. During the past five years, 90 percent of these students scored a 5, with the rest scoring a 4.

Mr. Krieger’s success has extended far beyond the classroom. Mr. Krieger’s success has extended far beyond the classroom. He is the author or coauthor of several widely used American history and World history textbooks, as well as the creator of REA’s Crash Course® quick-review study guides for AP® U.S. Government and Politics, AP® European History, and AP® Psychology. In addition, he has been a sought-after speaker at Social Studies conferences and conducts SAT® and AP® workshops for students throughout the United States.

Mr. Krieger earned a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an M.S. from Wake Forest University, as well as an M.A.T. from UNC Chapel Hill.

Table of Contents

About This Book
Letter from the Author
About Our Author

Chapter 1: Seven Keys for Success on the AP U.S. History Exam
Chapter 2: Key Terms

PERIOD 1: 1491–1607
Chapter 3: A New World

PERIOD 2: 1607–1754
Chapter 4: English North America
Chapter 5: Key Trends in Colonial Life and Thought

PERIOD 3: 1754–1800
Chapter 6: Severing Ties with Great Britain
Chapter 7: Creating a New National Government
Chapter 8: The Federalist Era

PERIOD 4: 1800–1848
Chapter 9: The Early Republic
Chapter 10: The Age of Jackson
Chapter 11: The Old South
Chapter 12: A Burst of Change
Chapter 13: Religion, Reform, and Romanticism

PERIOD 5: 1844–1877
Chapter 14: Territorial Expansion
Chapter 15: The Road to Disunion
Chapter 16: The Civil War
Chapter 17: Reconstruction and the New South

PERIOD 6: 1865–1898
Chapter 18: The New West
Chapter 19: Industry and Labor
Chapter 20: Urban America

PERIOD 7: 1890–1945
Chapter 21: Populists and Progressives
Chapter 22: Becoming a World Power
Chapter 23: The New Era
Chapter 24: The Great Depression and the New Deal
Chapter 25: The United States and the World

PERIOD 8: 1945–1980
Chapter 26: Truman, the Cold War, and the Second Red Scare
Chapter 27: The Eisenhower Era
Chapter 28: The 1960s
Chapter 29: The 1970s

Chapter 30: The Reagan–Bush Era
Chapter 31: Key Events and Trends in Post–Cold War America
Chapter 32: Strategies for the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 33: Strategies for the Short-Answer Questions
Chapter 34: Strategies for the Document-Based Essay Question
Chapter 35: Strategies for the Long-Essay Question

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