Cracking the AP U.S. History Exam 2012

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Random House, Aug 2, 2011 - Study Aids - 414 pages
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If you need to know it, it’s in this book.Cracking the AP U.S. History, 2012 Edition,includes:


   • 2 full-length practice tests with detailed explanations 
   • In-depth history review of key and terms and concepts organized by time period, including the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the creation of government and early democracy, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the Machine Age, the early twentieth century, post-World War America, and more
   • Winning strategies to help you crack the multiple-choice section
   • Detailed coverage of both essay types—document-based questions and free-response questions 
      • Updated strategies which reflect the AP test scoring change
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Being a Good Test Taker
9
Cracking the MultipleChoice Section
15
Cracking the Essay Questions an Overview
31
Cracking the DocumentBased Questions DBQ
39
Cracking the FreeResponse Questions
55
Tue HISTORY Review
59
The Seventeenth and Early Eighteenth Centuries
63
The Machine Age 18771900
139
I3 The Early Twentieth Century
157
The Postwar Period and Late Twentieth Century 19452000
171
Answers and Explanations 201
211
lb Key Terms and Concepts
227
THE Pnmcetou REVIEW AP U S HISTORY PRACTICE TESTS mo Ausweas
235
Practice Test 1 237
255
Answers and Explanations
261

The Road to Independence 17501781
79
Creating a Functioning Government I 7771824
89
Beginnings of Modern American Democracy 18241844
105
Heading Toward the Civil War and Reconstruction 1 8451 877
127
Answers and Explanations 355
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Index
401
About the Authors 4 l 9
417
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Tom Meltzer has taught for The Princeton Review for over 11 years. He is one of several authors of The Best 331 Colleges and has written numerous tests, manuals and other materials for Princeton Review courses.
Paul Foglino has also taught for The Princeton Review for more than a decade and has authored tests and materials for many of its courses, most recently for the MCAT.
Paul and Tom are also musicians; they perform together in a band called Five Chinese Brothers.

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