Advanced Placement United States History
Advanced Placement® United States History, 4th Edition
Topical organization—105 topics aligned directly to the APUSH College Board® framework.
Within each of the nine course units, the content, topics, course themes, and learning objectives focus on developing the historical thinking skills and reasoning processes for the AP® exam and college success.
Each topic includes:
- The Learning Objective.
- A narrative aligned to the course framework.
- A reflection/review of the Learning Objective.
- A set of multiple-choice questions, all based on stimulus material and one to two stimulus-based short answer questions.
Extensive AP exam preparation includes hundreds of topic-specific questions, unit reviews with long essay questions, AP-style Document-Based Questions, and a full-length practice test.
A Teacher Resource includes an answer key, a correlation of each question to the College Board framework, and customizable PowerPoint slides.
Teacher materials are sold only to educators and with a school purchase order. Contact your educational sales consultant to order teacher materials.
Advanced Placement United States History, Classic Edition
This classic, chronological approach to U.S. History is a College Board-approved alternative to topic-based instruction and has been updated to reflect the latest CED.
The concise and accessible narrative is divided into 31 chapters and 9 chronological periods.
Think as a Historian
Topic activities focus on practicing historical thinking skills—historical developments and processes, sourcing and situation, claims and evidence, context, connections, and argument.
Write as a Historian
Unit activities build writing skills for the long essay and Document-Based Questions.
Unit activities develop and practice three critical historical reasoning processes—comparison, causation, and continuity and change over time.
Support for College Board Course Audit Approval
Perfection Learning/AMSCO is an Openstax ally. We join Openstax in the mission to improve access to affordable educational materials by providing additional resources for Openstax books. Openstax is commited to providing free, peer-reviewed textbook content and offering multiple options for instructors who need additional resources for their course.
The College Board-approved OpenStax U.S. History resource has been aligned with the U.S. History AP coursebook from Perfection Learning/AMSCO. The paired OpenStax text is:
- Available at no additional charge.
- Listed on the College Board example textbook list as “U.S. History, OpenStax.”
- Pre-approved for course audit submission.
A FREE Pacing Guide shows how the AMSCO and OpenStax resources work together for instruction.
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AP U.S. History, 4th Edition
AP U.S. History, Classic Edition
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