• Presents the second course in a two-year AP U.S. History program for eleventh-grade students. Students continue their studies on major themes of American history from the colonial period to the present. The program is designed to provide students with analytical skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and issues in American history. The program prepares students for intermediate and advanced college courses by making demands upon them equivalent to those made by a full-year introductory college course. This course follows College Board AP standards. Summer Assignment Required. All students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses are required to take the Advanced Placement Examinations in May (see Policy 2429 & Program of Studies page 5).


    Gilded Age- September

    Progressives- 2 weeks in October

    WWI- 2 weeks in October

     The 1920s- 3 weeks in November

    Great Depression/New Deal- 1 week in November and December

    WWII- January

    Cold War- 3 weeks in February

    Civil Rights Movement- 1 week in February and 1 week in March

    The 1960s-2 weeks in March

    1970s- 1 week in March and 1 week in April

    End of the Cold War,  Persian Gulf Wars, The 1990s, 2000s- 1 week in April

    Review- 2 weeks in April