AP® U.S. History Crash Course®
A Higher Score in Less Time!
4th Edition - Fully Aligned with the Latest Exam Framework
REA's AP® U.S. History Crash Course® is the top choice for the last-minute studier or any APUSH student who wants a quick refresher on the course.
Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying for your Advanced Placement® U.S. History exam yet? How will you memorize everything you need to know before the test? Do you wish there was a fast and easy way to study for the exam AND boost your score?
If this sounds like you, don't panic. REA's Crash Course for AP® U.S. History is just what you need. Our Crash Course gives you:
Targeted, Focused Review - Study Only What You Need to Know
Our all-new fourth edition addresses all the latest test revisions which took effect in 2016, including the full range of special AP® question types, including "comparison," "causation," "patterns of continuity," and "synthesis" prompts (which require test-takers to make connections between historical periods, issues, and themes).
The review is based on an in-depth analysis of the revised AP® U.S. History course description outline and sample AP® test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.
Expert Test-taking Strategies and Advice
Written by Larry Krieger, America's best-known and most trusted AP® U.S. History expert, the book gives you the topics and critical context that will matter most on exam day. Crash Course® relies on the author's extensive analysis of the test's structure and content. The author presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering all question types. By following his advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.
Take REA's Online Practice Exam
After studying the material in the Crash Course, go to the online REA Study Center and test what you've learned. Our practice exam features timed testing, detailed explanations of answers, and automatic scoring analysis. The exam is balanced to include every topic and type of question found on the actual AP® exam, so you know you're studying the smart way.
Whether you're cramming for the test at the last minute, looking for extra review, or want to study on your own in preparation for the exams - this is the study guide every AP® U.S. History student must have.
When it's crucial crunch time and your Advanced Placement® exam is just around the corner, you need REA's Crash Course for AP® U.S. History!
About the AuthorLarry 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 taught a variety of AP® subjects including U.S. History, World History, European History, American Government, and Art History. His popular courses were renowned for their energetic presentations, commitment to scholarship, and dedication to helping students achieve high scores.
In 2004 and 2005, the College Board recognized Mr. Krieger as one of the nation’s foremost AP® teachers. Mr. Krieger’s success has extended far beyond the classroom. He is the author of several widely used American History and World History textbooks, along with REA’s Crash Course® books for AP® U.S. Government and Politics, European History, and Psychology. In addition, he has spoken at numerous Social Studies conferences and conducts SAT® and AP® workshops for students throughout the United States.
This 4th edition of the AP® U.S. History Crash Course is based upon Mr. Krieger’s intensive study of the current APUSH Framework and released tests. He field-tested the materials in this book with students taking his APUSH prep courses. During the past five years, 90 percent of these students scored a 5, with the rest scoring 4s.