The AP US History course is designed to provide students with the analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in US History. The program prepares students for intermediate and advanced college courses by making demands upon them equivalent to those made by full-year introductory college courses. Students should learn to assess historical materials-- their relevance to a given interpretive problem, reliability, and importance-- and to weigh the evidence and interpretations presented in historical scholarship. An APUSH course should thus develop the skills necessary to arrive at conclusions on the basis of an informed judgment and to present reasons and evidence clearly and persuasively in essay format.

Here is the. You can download it now and look over it or you can wait and I will hand it to you in January.

I will continue to update the vocabulary on the website. Keep up! Your knowledge of the vocabulary and your outlining of the chapters are your key to participating in the discussions.

- Please fill this out and either bring it back to school or email it to me @

- While this is a very sketchy guide, it does offer a window into how quickly we must move and how vitally important it is for you to stay ahead.
This is for the APUSH 2012-2013 school year. Remember to email me so I can get in touch with you throughout the school year!

Your summer assignment is as follows:

On the APUSH Documents page you are to complete the Primary Source assignment as indicated by date.