AP American History Outline for SY 2014-2015

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AP American History Outline for SY 2014-2015

College Board Summary Outline of Time Periods for AP U.S. History

(as of SY 2013-14)*

Time Periods

Pre-Columbian-1789

Percentage Goals of Examination Content Area

20% 1790-1914 1915-present Social and cultural developments Diplomacy and international relations Economic developments 45% 35% Within those time periods, the topic breakdown is as follows:

Topics

Policy institutions, behavior, and public policy

Percentage Goals of Examination Content Area

35% 40% 15% 10%

Chronological Summary Outline of Units for AP U.S. History

*

Subject to change (College Board is altering A.P. U.S. History to A.P. American History in Summer 2014) **Units are predicted to be altered due to these changes

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VI.

Pre-Columbian Societies** Columbus and Explorers of the Americas** Colonial America** Road to Revolution Revolutionary War Creation of American Democracy a.

Federalists vs. Anti-Federalists VII.

VIII.

IX.

X.

Jeffersonian Era War of 1812 a.

Era of Good Feelings Jacksonian Era Ante Bellum Period a.

Social/Religious Movements/Immigration/Westward Expansion/Mexican-American War/Institution of Slavery/Abolition Movement/Transcendentalism/Political Compromises XI.

XII.

XIII.

Civil War Reconstruction Era Turn-of-the-Century (1900) a.

End of the Wild West/Immigration/Industrial Revolution/Segregation/Gilded Age/Progressive XIV.

Era/Women’s Rights/Imperialism World War I a.

Prohibition/Roaring 20’s Great Depression & New Deal XV.

XVI.

XVII.

XVIII.

XIX.

XX.

World War II Cold War Civil Rights Movement Vietnam War Modern Era a.

70’s, 80’s, & 90’s Domestic Policy & Events until 2001 (September 11 th )

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