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Unit I - Early Contacts and Development of North American Societies (1491-1754)



Unit II - Birth of a New Nation and Struggle for Identity (1754-1800)



Unit III - Growing Pains of the New Republic (1800-1848)



Unit IV - Expansion, Regional Separation, the Civil War and Its Aftermath (1844-1877)



Unit V - Industrialization, Urbanization, and Cultural Transformation (1865-1898)



Unit VI - Domestic and Global Challenges and the Creation of Mass Culture (1890-1945)



Unit VII - Increasing Prosperity and Global Responsibility After World War II (1945-1980)



Unit VIII - Globalization and Redefining National Identity (1980-today)



Content Specific Multiple Choice Practice (pre-2015 AP Exam test methodology)

  • Online multiple choice practice from historyteacher.net
  • Student Created Exams in Mr. Freccia's classes from: 2007-2008
  • Student Created Exams in Mr. Freccia's classes from: 2008-2009
  • Student Created Exams in Mr. Freccia's classes from: 2009-2010
  • Student Created Exams in Mr. Freccia's classes from: 2010-2011
  • Student Created Exams in Mr. Freccia's classes from: 2011-2012


Other resources

  • UD Library Search: AP Exam Prep (features Online Review Books and Online Practice Tests)
    • Free access available on State of Delaware networked computers (to access at home, speak to Mr. Freccia in person)
    • Click on "AP exams prep" under High School tools, then click on the Online Review book or Practice Test
    • You will need to register, however, no cost is required.
  • UD Library Search: SIRS Discoverer US Historical Maps
    • Free access available on State of Delaware networked computers (to access at home, speak to Mr. Freccia in person)
  • Book Companion Website for the American Pageant (click on Chapter to access)
    • Key Terms
    • Summary of Chapter
    • Key People
  • CourseMate for the American Pageant (click on Chapter to access) - access code provided in class
    • Printable eBook Chapter (and audio summaries)
    • Chapter outlines
    • Learning Objectives / Focus Questions
    • Matching People, Places, and Events
    • Primary Source Documents
    • Interactive Maps
    • Sample quizzes and helpful video "training" practice
    • and more!
  • Fast Track to a Five online access
  • Crash Course: United States History - 46 videos from YouTube (roughly covering a chapter per video)
  • Lecture Point Narrated Presentations for US History concepts from the American Pageant website
  • Education Portal Academy US History I Course videos
  • Khan Academy History videos from YouTube
  • WikiNotes for the 12th edition and 13th edition of the American Pageant (use as notes on a quiz equals a zero)
  • APNotes for the 12th edition of the American Pageant (use as notes on a quiz equals a zero)
  • Course-Notes for the 12th edition of the American Pageant (use as notes on a quiz equals a zero)


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