APUSH Review

Welcome to APUSH Exam Review.  This site is designed to help Advanced Placement United States History students and teachers prepare for the National Exam in May. Each thematic cluster will guide you through the designated AP Time Periods,  focusing on key illustrative examples to help you make content connections.

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APUSH Mnemonics

Mnemonics can be modified to fit a variety of APUSH course content.This collection of mnemonic strategies should be seen as an efficient way to review and recall key events and individuals as you make your final push for National Exam mastery. Good Luck!!

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CSI: American History

CSI: American History is a collection of prompts that encourage students to connect specific topics or events to other historical periods, geographical areas, contexts or circumstances while applying essential Historical Thinking Skills necessary for success in the redesigned AP U.S. History course.

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America and the World – Part I

War and Peace:  Foreign Relations from 1776 to 1945
A review of the origins and  developments of America’s interaction with other peoples and nations by through territorial expansion, access to growing markets, and the spread of an “American way” of life and how foreign policies and military initiatives affected the rest of the world

America and The World – Part II

Grand Expectations: American Foreign Policy Since World War II [1945 to 2015]
A review of  the complexities of America’s evolving foreign policy agenda from the aftermath of World War II through the years of decolonization, Cold War maneuvering, and European unification in an increasingly multipolar and interconnected world..

Legislative Landmarks

Roll Call: Key Legislative Landmarks [1803 to 1992]
Congress isn’t always mired in gridlock, squabbling, and scandal.  Crises such as the looming Civil War, the Great Depression, and the civil rights movement have sparked “the people’s representatives” to pass some of the nation’s boldest legislation.  Whether products of bipartisan cooperation or bitter struggle, these then acts of Congress have built America.Legislative Landmarks – Quick Check

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Presidential Programs and Polices

Hail to the Chief:  Presidential Polices and Programs that shaped America
A review of the policies and strategies of six key Presidents whose constitutional power to command the armed forces and lead the executive branch showcased their varying styles, personalities, and beliefs.

Third Party Movements

Party Crashers: The Impact of Independent Political Movements [1840-1972]
Independent Political Movements have used third parties to advance some of the most important changes in the United States, notably the abolition of slavery, the extension of voting rights, and the advancement of civil rights.

American Women Identity

Remember the Ladies: Travails and Triumphs of Gender Activism
Explain how activist  groups and  reform movements, such as antebellum reformers, civil rights activists, and  social conservatives,  have caused changes to state institutions  and  U .S. society

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