The College Board Advanced Placement Program Topic Outline1. Discovery and Settlement of the New World, 1492-1650a. Europe...
outline of what APUSH test will be on
outline of what APUSH test will be on
outline of what APUSH test will be on
outline of what APUSH test will be on
outline of what APUSH test will be on
outline of what APUSH test will be on
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  1. 1. The College Board Advanced Placement Program Topic Outline1. Discovery and Settlement of the New World, 1492-1650a. Europe in the sixteen centuryb. Spanish, English, and French explorationc. First English settlementsi. Jamestownii. Plymouthd. Spanish and French settlements and long-term influencee. American Indians2. America and the British empire, 1650-1754a. Chesapeake countryb. Growth of New Englandc. Restoration coloniesd. Mercantilism; the Dominion of New Englande. Origins of slavery3. Colonial Society in the mid-Eighteenth Centurya. Social structurei. Familyii. Farm and town life; the economyb. Culturei. Great Awakeningii. The American mindiii. “Folkways”c. New immigrants4. Road to Revolution, 1754-1775a. Anglo-French rivalries and Seven Years’ Warb. Imperial reorganization of 1763i. Stamp Actii. Declaratory Actiii. Townshend Actsiv. Boston Tea partyc. Philosophy of the American Revolution5. The American Revolution, 1775-1783a. Continental Congressb. Declaration of Independencec. The Wari. French allianceii. War and society; Loyalistsiii. War economyd. Articles of Confederatione. Peace of Parisf. Creating state governmentsi. Political organizationii. Social reform: women, slavery6. Constitution and New republic, 1776-1800a. Philadelphia Convention: drafting the Constitutionb. Federalists versus Anti-Federalistsc. Bill of Rightsd. Washington’s Presidencyi. Hamilton’s financial programii. Foreign and domestic difficulties iii. Beginnings of political partiese. John Adam’s presidencyi. Alien and Sedition Actsii. XYZ Affairiii. Election of 18007. The Age of Jefferson, 1800-1816a. Jefferson’s presidencyi. Louisiana Purchaseii. Burr conspiracyiii. The Supreme Court under John Marshalliv. Neutral rights, impressments, embargob. Madisonc. War of 1812i. Causesii. Invasion of Canadaiii. Hartford Conventioniv. Conduct of the warv. Treaty of Ghentvi. New Orleans8. Nationalism and Economic Expansiona. James Monroe; Era of Good Feelingb. Panic of 1819c. Settlement of the Westd. Missouri Compromisee. Foreign affairs: Canada, Florida, the Monroe Doctrinef. Election of 1824: end of Virginia dynastyg. Economic revolutioni. Early railroads and canalsii. Expansion of business1. Beginnings of factory system2. Early labor movement; women3. Social mobility; extremes of wealthiii. The cotton revolution in the Southiv. Commercial agriculture9. Sectionalisma. The Southi. Cotton Kingdomii. Southern trade and industryiii. Southern society and culture1. Gradations of White society2. Nature of slavery: “peculiar institution”3. The mind of the Southb. The Northi. Northeast industry1. Labor2. Immigration3. Urban slumsii. Northwest agriculturec. Western expansioni. Advance of agricultural frontierii. Significance of the frontieriii. Life on the frontier; squattersiv. Removal of American Indians10. Age of Jackson, 1828-1848a. Democracy and the “common man”i. Expansion of suffrageii. Rotation in officeb. Second party systemi. Democratic Partyii. Whig Partyc. Internal improvements and states’ rights: the Maysville Road vetod. The Nullification Crisesi. Tariff issueii. The Union: Calhoun and Jacksone. The Bank War: Jackson and Biddlef. Martin Van Bureni. Independent treasury systemii. Panic of 183711. Territorial Expansion and Sectional Crisesa. Manifest Destiny and missionb. Texas annexation, the Oregon boundary, and Californiac. James K. Polk and the Mexican War; slavery and the Wilmot Provisod. Later expansionist efforts12. Creating American Culturea. Cultural nationalismb. Education reform/professionalismc. Religion; revivalismd. Utopian experiments: Mormons, Oneida Communitye. Transcendentalistsf. National literature, art, architectureg. Reform crusadesi. Feminism; roles of women in the nineteenth centuryii. Abolitionismiii. Temperanceiv. Criminals and the insane13. The 1850’s: Decade of Crisesa. Compromise of 1850b. Fugitive Slave Act and Uncle Tom’s Cabinc. Kansas-Nebraska Act and realignment of partiesi. Demise of the Whig Partyii. Emergence of the Republican Partyd. Dred Scott decision and Lecompton crisese. Lincoln- Douglas debates, 1858f. John Brown’s raidg. The election of 1860; Abraham Lincolnh. The secession crises14. Civil Wara. The Unioni. Mobilization and financeii. Civil libertiesiii. Election of 1864b. The Southi. Confederate constitutionii. Mobilization and financeiii. States’ rights and the Confederacyc. Foreign affairs and diplomacyd. Military strategy, campaigns, and battlese. The abolition of slaveryi. Confiscation Actsii. Emancipation Proclamationiii. Freedmen’s Bureauiv. Thirteenth Amendmentf. Effects of war on societyi. Inflation and public debtii. Role of womeniii. Devastation of the Southiv. Changing labor patterns15. Reconstruction to1877a. Presidential plans: Lincoln and Johnsonb. Radical (congressional) plansi. Civil rights and the Fourteenth Amendmentii. Military reconstructioniii. Impeachment of Johnsoniv. African American suffrage: the Fifteenth Amendmentc. Southern state governments: problems, achievements, weaknessesd. Compromise of 1877 and the end of Reconstruction16. New South and the Last Westa. Politics in the New Southi. The Redeemersii. Whites and African Americans in the New Southiii. Subordination of freed slaves: Jim Crowb. .Southern economy; colonial status of the Southi. Sharecroppingii. Industrial stirringsc. Cattle Kingdomi. Open range ranchingii. Day of the cowboyd. Building the Western railroade. Subordination of American Indians: dispersal of tribesf. Farming the plains; problems in agricultureg. Mining bonanza17. Industrialization and Corporate Consolidationa. Industrial growth: railroads, iron, coal, electricity, steel, oil, banksb. Laissez-faire conservatismi. Gospel of Wealthii. Myth of the “self made man”iii. Social Darwinism; survival of the fittestiv. Social critics and dissentersc. Effects of technological development on worker/workplaced. Union movementi. Knights of Labor and American Federation of Laborii. Haymarket, Homestead, and Pullman18. Urban Societya. Lure of the cityb. Immigrationc. City problemsi. Slumsii. Machine politicsd. Awakening conscience; reformsi. Social legislationii. Settlement houses: Jane Addams and Lillian Waldiii. Structural reforms in government19. Intellectual and Cultural Movementsa. Educationi. Colleges and universitiesii. Scientific advancesb. Professionalism and the social sciencesc. Realism in literature and artd. Mass culturei. Use of leisureii. Publishing and journalism20. National Politics, 1877-1896: the Gilded Agea. Conservative presidencyb. Issuesi. Tariff controversyii. Railroad regulationiii. Trustsc. Agrarian discontentd. Crises of the 1890si. Populismii. Silver questioniii. Election of 1896: McKinley versus Bryan21. Foreign Policy, 1865-1914a. Seward and the purchase of Alaskab. The new imperialismi. Blaine and Latin Americaii. International Darwinism: missionaries, politicians, and naval expansionistsiii. Spanish-American War1. Cuban independence2. Debate on Philippinesiv. The Far East: John Hay and the Open Doorv. Theodore Roosevelt1. The Panama Canal2. Roosevelt Corollary3. Far Eastvi. Taft and dollar diplomacyvii. Wilson and moral diplomacy22. Progressive Eraa. Origins of Progressivismi. Progressive attitudes and motivesii. Muckrakersiii. Social Gospelb. Municipal, state and national reformsi. Political: suffrageii. Social and economic: regulationc. Socialism: alternativesd. Black Americai. Washington, Dubois, and Garveyii. Urban migrationiii. Civil rights organizationse. Women’s role: family, work, education, unionization, and suffragef. Roosevelt’s Square Deali. Managing the trustsii. Conservationg. Tafti. Pinchot-Ballinger controversyii. Payne-Aldrich Tariffh. Wilson’s New Freedomi. Tariffsii. Banking reformiii. Antitrust Act of 191423. The First World Wara. Problems of neutralityi. Submarinesii. Economic tiesiii. Psychological and ethnic tiesb. Preparedness and pacifismc. Mobilizationi. Fighting the warii. Financing the wariii. War boardsiv. Propaganda, public opinion, civil libertiesd. Wilson’s Fourteen Pointsi. Treaty of Versaillesii. Ratification fighte. Postwar demobilizationi. Red scareii. Labor strife24. New Era: The 1920’sa. Republican governmentsi. Business creedii. Harding scandalsb. Economic developmenti. Prosperity and wealthii. Farm and labor problemsc. New culturei. Consumerism; automobile, radio, moviesii. Women, the familyiii. Modern religioniv. Literature of alienationv. Jazz agevi. Harlem Renaissanced. Conflict of culturesi. Prohibition, bootleggingii. Nativismiii. Ku Klux Klaniv. Religious fundamentalism versus modernistse. Myth of isolationi. Replacing the League of Nationsii. Business and diplomacy25. Depression, 1929-1933a. Wall Street crashb. Depression economyc. Moods of despairi. Agrarian unrestii. Bonus marchd. Hoover-Stimson diplomacy; Japan26. New Deala. Franklin D. Roosevelti. Background, ideasii. Philosophy of New Dealb. 100 Days; “alphabet agencies”c. Second New Deald. Critics, left and righte. Rise of CIO; labor strikesf. Supreme Court fightg. Recession of 1938h. American people in the Depressioni. Social values, women, ethnic groupsii. Indian Reorganization Actiii. Mexican American deportationiv. The racial issue27. Diplomacy in the 1930’sa. Good Neighbor Policy: Montevideo, Buenos Airesb. London Economic Conferencec. Disarmamentd. Isolationism: neutrality legislatione. Aggressors: Japan, Italy, and Germanyf. Appeasementg. Rearmament; Blitzkrieg; Lend-Leaseh. Atlantic Charteri. Pearl Harbor28. The Second World Wara. Organizing for wari. Mobilizing productionii. Propagandaiii. Interment of Japanese Americansb. The war in Europe, Africa, and the Mediterranean; D Dayc. The war in the Pacific: Hiroshima, Nagasakid. Diplomacyi. War aimsii. Wartime conferences: Teheran, Yalta, Potsdame. Postwar atmosphere; the United Nations29. Truman and the Cold Wara. Postwar domestic adjustmentsb. The Taft-Hartley Actc. Civil Rights and the election of 1948d. Containment in Europe and the Middle Easti. Truman Doctrineii. Marshall Planiii. Berlin crisisiv. NATOe. Revolution in Chinaf. Limited war: Korea, MacArthur30. Eisenhower and Modern Republicanisma. Domestic frustrations; McCarthyismb. Civil rights movementi. The Warren Court and Brown v. Board of Educationii. Montgomery bus boycottiii. Greensboro sit-inc. John Foster Dulles’ foreign policyi. Crisis in Southeast Asiaii. Massive retaliationiii. Nationalism in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Latin Americaniv. Khrushchev and Berlind. American people: homogenized societyi. Prosperity: economic consolidationii. Consumer cultureiii. Consensus of valuese. Space race31. Kennedy’s New Frontier; Johnson’s Great Societya. New domestic programsi. Tax cutii. War on povertyiii. Affirmative actionb. Civil rights and civil libertiesi. African Americans: political, cultural, and economic rolesii. The leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr.iii. Resurgence of Feminismiv. The New Left and the Counterculturev. Emergence of the Republican Party in the Southvi. The Supreme Court and the Miranda decisionc. Foreign Policyi. Bay of Pigsii. Cuban missile crisisiii. Vietnam quagmire32. Nixona. Election of 1968b. Nixon-Kissinger foreign policyi. Vietnam: escalation and pulloutii. China: restoring relationsiii. Soviet Union: détentec. New Federalismd. Supreme Court and Roe v. Wadee. Watergate crisis and resignation33. The United States since 1974a. The New Right and the conservative social agendab. Ford and Rockefellerc. Carteri. Deregulationii. Energy and inflationiii. Camp David accordsiv. Iranian hostage crisisd. Reagani. Tax cuts and budget deficitsii. Defense buildupiii. New disarmament treatiesiv. Foreign crises: the Persian Gulf and Central Americae. Societyi. Old and new urban problemsii. Asian and Hispanic immigrantsiii. Resurgent fundamentalismiv. African American and local, state, and national politics<br />

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