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

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byStephen Armstrong

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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

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

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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Format:OtherDimensions:10.8 × 8.5 × 0.81 inPublished:November 10, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.Language:English

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STEP 1: Set Up Your Study Program 1. What You Need to Know About the AP U.S. History Exam 2. How to Plan Your Time STEP 2: Determine Your Test Readiness 3. Take a Diagnostic Exam STEP 3: Develop Strategies for Success 4. Section I of the Exam: How to Approach the Multiple-Choice Questions 5. Section II of the Exam: How to Approach the Free-Response Essay STEP 4: Review the Knowledge You Need to Score High 6. The Settling of the Western Hemisphere and Colonial America (1450-1650) 7. The British Empire in America: Growth and Conflict (1650-1750) 8. Resistance, Rebellion, and Revolution (1750-1775) 9. The American Revolution and the New Nation (1775-1787) 10. The Establishment of the New Political Systems (1787-1800) 11. The Jeffersonian Revolution (1800-1820) 12. The Rise of Manufacturing and the Age of Jackson (1820-1845) 13. The Union Expanded and Challenged (1835-1860) 14. The Union Divided: The Civil War (1861-1865) 15. The Era of Reconstruction (1865-1877) 16. Western Expansion and Its Impact on the American Character (1860-1895) 17. America Transformed into the Industrial Giant of the World (1870-1910) 18. The Rise of American Imperialism (1890-1913) 19. The Progressive Era (1895-1914) 20. The United States and World War I 21. America in the 1920s: The Beginning of Modern America 22. The Great Depression and the New Deal 23. World War II 24. The Origins of the Cold War 25. The 1950s: Prosperity and Anxiety 26. America in an Era of Turmoil (1960-1975) 27. America from 1968-1988: Decline and Rebirth 28. America from 1988 to 2000: Prosperity and a New World Order 29. America from 2001 to 2006: The Threat of Terrorism and the Increase of Presidential Power 30. Contemporary America: Evaluating the "Big Themes" of American History STEP 5: Build Your Test-Taking Confidence Practice Test 1 Practice Test 2