AP US History

AP US History offers students the opportunity to explore the cultural, economic, political and social development of America since colonial times. The goals of this course are to develop an understanding of the principal themes in American history, to develop an ability to analyze historical evidence and principle themes, while expressing comprehension through written essays and projects. The course will be taught chronologically and will address the themes of cultural history, political history, social history, economic history, and lastly diplomatic history. Students will be prepared for and encouraged to take the AP exam to obtain college credit.