Advanced Placement United States History
This yearlong course provides students with the analytical skills and enduring understandings necessary to deal critically with the problems and materials in United States history. Students are prepared for success on the AP examination as well as intermediate and advanced level college courses. Emphasis is on determining the relevance, reliability, and importance of evidence used in historical scholarship. Students develop the skills necessary to develop an informed judgment and to present reasons and evidence clearly and persuasively in an essay format.