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U.S. History

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Save time and money by downloading reproducible activity books directly from our Web site. For more information on getting started, go to our eBooks page to browse available titles.

DBQ Practice: Ten AP-Style Document-Based Questions Designed to Help Students Prepare for the U.S. History ExaminationDBQ Practice: Ten AP-Style Document-Based Questions Designed to Help Students Prepare for the U.S. History Examination
(Print version $19.95 each, eBook $16.95 each)
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Offering valuable practice for the free-response section, these DBQs follow the exact same format used by the College Board on the AP U.S. History exam.

 
 
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Path to War Path to War

In this slice-of-live production from director John Frankenheimer, a newly inagurated Lyndon Johnson (Michael Gambon) agonizes over the decision to escalate the war or pull back from Vietnam.

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1492—An Ongoing Voyage
Taken from a Library of Congress exhibit, this site examines the impact of European contact with America's indigenous peoples. It traces the history of "exploration" from a different angle than most traditional historical accounts. The site also has illustrations, such as Columbus' Coat of Arms.
http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/1492.exhibit/Intro.html