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Learn AP US History: key concepts, themes, and periods from the pre-contact era right up to the present, all designed for learners preparing for the AP US History exam. Expand your knowledge of the United States's rich history, and review your learning using our AP-aligned practice questions.

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Subjects Humanities
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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Story AP $45k

AR & AP $47k

PA /AP $49k

PA / AP $53k

AP, Her $54k

AP, Weekends $54k

AP Tech $56k

AP 2 $69k

Casting AP $75k

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Period 1: 1491-1607

The history of North America began long before Columbus set foot in a new world. But once he did, things would never be the same.This course contains 4 segments:Thinking like a...

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Period 2: 1607-1754

From Jamestown until the early stirrings of the American Revolution, colonial America became the foundation of the United States. This course contains 3 segments:Early...

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Period 3: 1754-1800

From colony to nation. Explore the dramatic events that separated the United States from Britain and the trials of the young republic and its citizens. This course contains 11...

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Period 4: 1800-1848

In the early nineteenth century, the United States expanded rapidly, fueled by new technology, growing markets, and the extension of democracy to all white men. But this...

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Period 5: 1844-1877

A house divided against itself cannot stand. The United States could no longer remain half-slave and half-free, and the ensuing war over the fate of slavery ripped apart the...

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Period 6: 1865-1898

After the Civil War, the United States emerged as the world's foremost industrial power. With that came great wealth and great poverty. This course contains 9 segments:America in...

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Period 7: 1890-1945

At the end of the 19th century, the industrial might of the United States propelled it into great power status. In the early 20th century, the United States grappled with its new...

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Period 8: 1945-1980

The United States emerged from World War II as the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the world. But staying on top isn't easy. This course contains 14 segments:The Cold War,...

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Period 9: 1980-present

Since the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, the Cold War has ended and a new, global era has emerged. What does that mean for the United States? This course contains 5...

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AP®︎ US History exam skills and strategies (You were viewing this course)

Learning about history isn't all grabbing golden idols from caves and running away from giant boulders. In this tutorial, learn the skills that historians use to interpret primary...

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Hours 38
Language English
Subjects Humanities
Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Story AP $45k

AR & AP $47k

PA /AP $49k

PA / AP $53k

AP, Her $54k

AP, Weekends $54k

AP Tech $56k

AP 2 $69k

Casting AP $75k