AP US History is a rigorous, full-year
college-level survey course designed to
prepare students to take the AP US
History exam.    

Course Syllabus: 2011-2012

Course Textbook: The American Pageant

Summer Reading Assignment

College Board: AP US History
AP US History
Essay Center
Generic DBQ Essay Rubric
Generic Non-DBQ Essay Rubric
Things to Know for the AP US History Exam
APUS Common Essay Prompts
Essay Rewrite Guidelines
Film Review Assignment
Unit 1: Founding a New Nation, 1607-1776  

Unit 2: Building a New Nation, 1776-1824  

Unit 3: Jacksonian Democracy, 1824-1860  

Unit 4: Testing a New Nation, 1820-1870  revised 17 Dec 11

Unit 5: Forging an Industrial Society, 1869-1909  

Unit 6: Struggling for Justice at Home and Abroad, 1901-1945
revised 5 March

Unit 7: Making Modern America, 1945 to the Present
revised 22 March
Critical Book Review Assignment
Advanced Placement
United States History
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AP Credit Policy Information
Unit Homework Calendars
Unit 1 Documents
Unit 1 Vocabulary
Dollar 3.3 & 3.4 Reading
Dollar 4.2 & 4.4 Reading
Dollar 5.5 & 5.6 Reading
Unit 2 Documents
Unit 2 Vocabulary
Presidential Debate Research Links
The Times (UK) Article
C-SPAN Historian Presidential Survey
Challenge of Sovereignty WS
Balancing Competing Interests WS
Tariff of 1816 Document Analysis
Unit 3 Documents
Unit 3 Vocabulary
Jackson Categorization WS
Unit 4 Documents
Unit 4 Vocabulary
Slavery Statistics and Questions
Sectional Representation Project
Gag Rule WS
Westward Expansion WS
1850 Annotated Timeline WS
Wisconsin State Supreme
Ruling, 1854
Winter Break Assignment
Unit 5 Documents
Territorial Expansion Project
Unit 5 Vocabulary
Unit 6 Documents
Unit 6 Presentation Project
Unit 6 Vocabulary
Unit 7 Documents
Unit 7 Vocabulary