AP United States History A/B

Learning Outcomes

The Advanced Placement (AP) United States history course is designed to provide students with the analytical skills and enduring understandings necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in United States history. This online United States history program prepares students for intermediate and advanced college courses by making demands upon them equivalent to those made by full-year introductory college courses.

Advanced Placement (AP) United States History provides a general overview of the history of the United States. Topics will include issues relating to the discovery of the New World through the Reconstruction period, focusing on constitutional issues, the Civil War, industrialization, immigration, westward expansion and Indian removal through the early 21st century, focusing on the Industrial Revolution, urbanization, the political realignments of the 1890’s, the Progressive Era reforms, World War I, the Great Depression, the New Deal, World War II, the Cold War, the Sixties, Neo-Conservatism, globalization, and the global war on terror.

All courses are written to California Department of Education standards and to national standards, as applicable.