AP AMERICAN HISTORY
Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: American History and teacher approval
NOTE: Course qualifies for Advanced Placement: accelerated, in-depth course; and preparation for AP exam. AP exam
must be taken to receive weighted credit. All students must take the AP exam and pay the examination fee.
This class is organized around six periods of major emphasis for the AP exam: Revolution/Constitution; Jacksonian Democracy;
Civil War/Reconstruction; Populist/Progressive movements; Depression/New Deal; and Foreign/Domestic concerns since WWII.
Work includes reading from primary sources, additional college-level readings, and a required research project. Exams include