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AP U.S. History

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Course prepares students for the AP exam in U.S. history and provides students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in United States history.  Students learn to assess historical materials, and to weigh the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship. The course examines time periods from discovery and settlement of the New World through the recent past. (Note: Districts asking to meet the United States History/Geography course requirement through this course include geography within the written and delivered curriculum in order to meet state graduation requirement. Included within this course is U.S. Geography to support geographical concepts as they relate to the understanding of the development of the U.S.) This course is intended to prepare students for the optional Advanced Placement Exam in 

this subject and should follow the published College Board guidelines.  (Note:  All 11th Grade History classes at ATC will be the more academically rigorous AP courses)
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Not required for graduation
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