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Eleventh Year Social Studies

UNITED STATES HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT REGENTS

This chronological approach to the study of American history concentrates on the post-Civil War period to the present day. Population trends, civil rights movements, the impact of significant leaders, changing foreign policies, the role of government, and art and literature as a mirror of each period are among the topics emphasized. Regents exam. (1 Unit)
 

ADVANCED PLACEMENT UNITED STATES HISTORY

This course is comparable in scope and challenge to a college level introductory course in United States History. Solid reading and writing skills, along with a willingness to devote considerable time to homework and study are necessary to succeed. Emphasis is on critical and evaluative thinking skills, essay writing, interpretation of original documents and historiography. AP exam in May and U.S. History Regents in June. (1 Unit)
 
PRE-REQUISITES: AP World students must have a teacher recommendation; Global History II students must have a teacher recommendation. Candidates must complete a summer assignment. Space is limited. AP Exam Fee: $95; book purchase required.
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