AMSCO AP United States History 4th Edition

Table of Contents and Introduction

Unit 1 – Period 1: 1491-1607

 

Learning Objective:

Explain the context for European encounters in the Americas from 1491 to 1607.

 

Unit 2 – Period 2: 1607-1754

Learning Objective:

Explain the context for the colonization of North America from 1607 to 1754.
 

Unit 3 – Period 3: 1754-1800

Learning Objective:
Explain the context in which America gained independence and developed a
sense of national identity.

 

Unit 4 – Period 4: 1800-1848

Learning Objective:
Explain the context in which the republic developed from 1800 to 1848.

 

Unit 5 – Period 5: 1844-1877

Learning Objective:
Explain the context in which sectional conflict emerged from 1844 to 1877.

 

Unit 6 – Period 6: 1865-1898

Learning Objective 1:
Explain the historical context for the rise of industrial capitalism in the United States during the period from 1865 to 1898.

Learning Objective 2:
Explain a historical context for the increased international and internal immigration in the United States during the period from 1865 to 1898.

 

Unit 7 – Period 7: 1890-1945

Learning Objective:
Explain the context in which America grew into the role as a world power.

 

Unit 8 ­– Period 8: 1945-1980

Learning Objective:
Explain the context for societal changes from 1945 to 1980.

 

Unit 9 – Period 9: 1980-Present
 

Learning Objective:
Explain the context in which the United States faced international and domestic challenges after 1980.

Index

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