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From the Inside Flap Table of Contents: Barron's Essential 5 PART ONE: INTRODUCTION Preparing for the Redesigned Advanced Placement U.S. History Exam 1 Historical Thinking Skills and Thematic Learning Objectives 2 Navigating the Redesigned Advanced Placement U.S. History Exam PART TWO: REVIEW SECTION--TIME PERIODS 3 Period 1: 1491-1607 The Meeting of Three Peoples 4 Period 2: 1607-1754 Patterns of Empire and Resistance 5 Period 3: 1754-1800 The Crisis of Empire, Revolution, and Nation-Building 6 Period 4: 1800-1848 The Meaning of Democracy in an Era of Economic and Territorial Expansion 7 Period 5: 1844-1877 Slavery, Civil War, and the Transformation of American Society 8 Period 6: 1865-1898 The Challenges of the Era of Industrialization 9 Period 7: 1890-1945 Economic Dislocation and Reform in the Age of Empire and World War 10 Period 8: 1945-1980 Redefining Democracy in the Era of Cold War and Liberal Ascendency 11 Period 9: 1980-Present Political and Foreign Policy Adjustments in a Globalized World PART THREE: PRACTICE EXAMS Practice Test 1 Practice Test 2 Index Read more About the Author Eugene has taught in the Social Studies Department at Midwood High School in Brooklyn, New York, for 25 years; he has taught AP United States History for 14 of those years. He received a Master's degree in American History from Brooklyn College. Read more

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