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CRASH COURSE FOR THE AP* U.S. HISTORY EXAM – GET A HIGHER SCORE IN LESS TIME
Late getting started? Facing too many AP* tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!
Study Only What You Need to Know
REA’s Crash Course for the AP* U.S. History exam is based on an in-depth analysis of the Advanced Placement* U.S.
History exam and actual AP* test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most
of your study time.
Expert Test-Taking Strategies
Developed by an Advanced Placement* teacher with many years of classroom experience, this U.S. History Crash Course
presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering the multiple-choice, document-based, and free-response
questions. By following the author’s expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the AP* U.S. History
Key Terms You Must Know
Knowing the right terminology can make a real difference in your AP* score. Our expert advice includes the key terms you
need to know before taking the AP* U.S. History exam.
Free Practice Exam
Our full-length online U.S. History practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the actual exam. It
offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. Helpful diagnostics pinpoint where you’re
strongest and where you need to focus.
About the Author
Larry Krieger earned his B.A. and M.A.T. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his M.A. from Wake
Forest University. In a career spanning more than 35 years, Mr. Krieger has taught a variety of AP® subjects including
American History, World History, European History, American Government, and Art History. His popular courses were renown
for their energetic presentations, commitment to scholarship, and ability to build high AP® exam scores. All of Mr.
Krieger’s students scored above a 3 on their exams, with most students scoring a 4 or a 5.
Mr. Krieger’s success has extended far beyond the classroom. He is the author of several widely used American history,
World history and AP® Art history textbooks. In addition, he has also spoken at numerous Social Studies conferences and
conducts AP® workshops around the country.
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