Brinkley, American History: Connecting with the Past © 2017, 15e UPDATE

Grade Levels: 9-12

American History © 2017, UPDATED AP edition by Alan Brinkley, fully addresses the revised AP United States History Curriculum released July 2015, providing students with guidance and support to master key concepts and themes, develop historical thinking skills, and succeed on the AP U.S. History Exam.

Brinkley, American History: Connecting with the Past © 2017, 15e UPDATE

  • A newly revised AP Teacher’s Manual and more test bank questions for additional practice.
  • Revised Key Concepts and Themes Codes for AP study start each chapter to identify content covered.
  • AP-level Connecting Concepts chapter openers direct students’ attention to key concepts and helps students understand the “big picture.”
  • Debating the Past, Historical Argumentation questions features AP-level prompts to help students evaluate historical arguments and use evidence.
  • AP Test Practice within each chapter and expanded online test banks helps students prepare for rigor of the AP U.S. History exam questions.
  • Primary and Secondary Source Activities that provide a diverse selection of primary texts, images, maps, graphs, and historian's arguments, accompanied by analysis questions.