AP United States History
Using a college-level text, students study the major themes, events and ideas that have shaped the history of the United States. Students probe, in depth, the dynamics of American political and diplomatic decision making, national and sectional interests and a variety of personalities and social movements related to the historical development of the nation. Emphasis is placed on themes of American history, their relationship to contemporary events, and the skills needed for the AP United States History test.
Students who enroll in AP courses must take the end-of-course AP exam. The cost of these exams is paid by ACPS.