This one of a kind product clusters over 300 multiple choice questions thematically to help students review core content and target their weaknesses for the upcoming national exam in Advanced Placement United States History. Many of the multiple choice questions review key illustrative examples students can use for the essay portion of the exam. The 10 thematic clusters are listed below.
Thematic Question Cluster #1
Journey of Hope: Great Migrations and the Transformation of America
A review of various groups who moved to, from, and within the United States adapted to their new social and physical environments and transformed North America.
Thematic Question Cluster #2
Blood and Thunder: An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
A review of the collision course between Euro-Americans and the indigenous people of the continent, from the early interactions at English settlements on the Atlantic coast, through successive centuries of encroachment and outright warfare.
Thematic Question Cluster #3
Many Rivers to Cross - The Shaping of an African American Identity
A review of African American history and culture, from Slavery, Reconstruction, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Great Migrations through Segregation, the Civil Rights Movement
Thematic Question Cluster #4
Remember the Ladies: Travails and Triumphs of Gender Activism
Explain how activist groups and reform movements, such as antebellum reformers, civil rights activists, and social conservatives, have caused changes to state institutions and U .S. society
Thematic Question Cluster #5
Revivals, Awakenings, and Reforms
A review of active agents for change in the United States through celebrated revivals, awakenings, and reform movements that were born in times of cultural stress and helped create and sustain a national identity in a changing world.
Thematic Question Cluster #6
Life of the Party: The Origin and Transformation of American Political Parties
A review of the development of American political parties--from their origins in the 1790s through political cycles, key elections realignments that shaped our political system.
Thematic Question Cluster #7
Party Crashers: The Impact of Independent Political Movements [1840-1968]
Independent Political Movements have used third parties to advance some of the most important changes in the United States, notably the abolition of slavery, the extension of voting rights, and the advancement of civil rights.
Thematic Question Cluster #8
Hail to the Chief: Presidential Domestic Polices and Programs
A review of the policies and strategies of six key Presidents whose constitutional power to command the armed forces and lead the executive branch showcased their varying styles, personalities, and beliefs, shaping our developing nation.
Thematic Question Cluster #9
War and Peace: Foreign Relations from 1776 to 1945
A review of key U.S. presidential doctrines that advanced American interest through such policy goals as isolation, interventionism containment, engagement, de-entanglement, and securing the regional concerns to address fundamental aspects of U.S. national security
Thematic Question Cluster #10
Grand Expectations: American Foreign Policy since World War II [1945 to 2015]
A review of the complexities of America's evolving foreign policy agenda from the aftermath of World War II through the years of decolonization, Cold War maneuvering, and European unification in an increasingly multipolar and interconnected world.
Thematic Question Cluster #11
Roll Call: Key Legislative Landmarks [1803 to 1992]
This theme focuses on how different social and political groups have influenced society and government in the United States, as well as how political beliefs and institutions have changed over time.
Thematic Question Cluster #12
Art of the Deal: Legislative Conflict and Compromise [1787-1877]
A review of key stages of American history, with complicated political and economic compromises surrounded the question of race, each one managing it for a time but, despite the hopes of many, never settling it once and for all—not even by dint of a horrendously destructive civil war
Thematic Question Cluster #13
Judicial Advocates: Court Debates and Decisions that Shaped the Nation
A review of court debates over judicial power to controversial rulings in the past regarding slavery, racial segregation, and abortion, as well as more current cases about school prayer, the Bush/Gore election results, and "enemy combatants.
Thematic Question Cluster #14
The Write Stuff: Books that Shaped The American National Identity
A review of powerful and persuasive books, pamphlets and papers that literally change the very society they came from and profoundly impacted society.