Allena Berry loves history; that should be known upfront. She loves it so much that she not only taught high school history and psychology after receiving her Master's degree at Stanford University, she is now studying how students learn history at Northwestern. That being said, she does not have a favorite historical time period (so don't bother asking). In addition to history, she enjoys writing, practicing yoga, and scouring Craigslist for her next DIY project or midcentury modern piece of furniture.
We know that getting all the details about what happened in U.S. history (let alone explaining the significance of those events) can be hard. Our latest blog post on APUSH Themes: Party Politics will help you practice the skill of identifying changes and continuities by looking at the development of political parties.
The latest post in our series focuses on APUSH Themes: Expansion. You’ll be able to practice the skill of examining patterns of change and continuity over time by looking at one APUSH theme: territorial expansion throughout U.S. history.
This next post in our series of change throughout history covers APUSH Themes: Social Movements! Read on for an overview of social movements in the United States, from the revolutionary war and beyond.
Welcome to our blog post on APUSH Themes: Voting Rights! The focus this week will be for you to practice the skill of identifying changes and continuities throughout U.S. history, using voting rights as our example.
The focus of this blog post will be for you to practice the skill of identifying changes and continuities throughout APUSH with one theme in mind: immigration.
In this blog post, we outline what scorers are looking for by examining APUSH short answer questions from past tests, and analyzing real student responses.
The Gospel of Wealth sounds like a fun concept, but what is it really? Learn Gospel of Wealth APUSH topics: the ideology behind it, and its implications.
Jim Crow laws were the defining policy in the first half of the 20th century. Learn Jim Crow laws APUSH topics: what they meant, and how they were resisted.
McCulloch v. Maryland is a Supreme Court case that the APUSH exam loves. Learn McCulloch v. Maryland APUSH key points, like its implied powers for Congress.
One important case, Marbury v. Madison, made the Supreme Court what it is today. Keep reading to learn more about Marbury v. Madison APUSH topics!