Meets Graduation Requirement for U.S. History; Meets CSU/UC “A” RequirementPrerequisite: Recommended A’s or B’s in World History. Due to the rigor of AP History, Rio recommends that students consult with their current history teacher for advisement.Grade: 11 (1 year)10 CreditsEmphasis will be placed on preparation for the AP US History exam. This is considered an honors course for admission to most universities, and upon passage of the AP U.S. History exam may receive college credit.DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to be congruent with the regular U.S. History course. Students will be given a solid foundation in the subject matter of U.S. History with an emphasis on analysis and interpretation of primary sources, documentary materials, maps, statistical tables and pictorial and graphic evidence of historical events. Students will learn to express themselves with clarity and precision in essay examinations and research papers. The course will prepare students for the Advanced Placement exam in American History.
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