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Madison Metropolitan School District

AP U.S. History


AP U.S. History surveys the political, economic, intellectual, social, and cultural history of the United States from the colonial period to the present. It is a rigorous and fast-paced course that emphasizes sophisticated analytical and evaluative historical thinking. This yearlong course uses a college-level text and is designed for students who are highly motivated and who have strong independent reading, essay- writing, and critical thinking skills. Students should expect about an hour of homework nightly.

  • Recommended Grades: 11-12
  • Course Number: SOC1060
  • Credits: 1 credit
  • Note: Required