Advanced Placement U.S. History – Grade 11

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Social Studies


This course focuses on developing student understanding of American history from approximately 1491 to the present.Students will investigate the content of U.S.history for significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in nine historical periods, and develop and use the same thinking skills and methods employed by historians when they study the past.The course also provides seven themes that students explore throughout the course in order to make connections among historical developments in different times and places.

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  • 1 Social Studies Credit(s)