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Incredible new APUSH book - Did anyone receive

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Replies to: Incredible new APUSH book - Did anyone receive

  • Christy12Christy12 Registered User Posts: 65 Junior Member
    Just found out about this book & ordered it today ! I"m excited. I've already read through Crash Course. I"m going through AMSCO, but I'm not sure if I'll have enough time for that. Hopefully DH will help a lot :)
  • GiancoliiGiancolii Registered User Posts: 99 Junior Member
    YOU GUYS! Should I get DH or Crash Course? I'm gonna finish AMSCO soon, hopefully, (who am I kidding), but once I do, REA OR DH?!?!?
  • ATLMOM13ATLMOM13 - Posts: 260 Junior Member
    Now that I have read through the new Direct Hits US History in a Flash, I would recommend it over the Crash Course book. I t is about 100 pages longer and really has great review chapters at the end. I found the chapters on how to write a DBQ and Free Response question very helpful, epecially the sample essays with notations. Also learning to use AP Central which is great.

    I have also looked at the 100 multiple-choice questions on the Direct Hits Education website and they are great. I can't wait to use them with my students.
  • nbk301nbk301 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    So do you guys think the Direct Hits can be sufficient enough for a 4 or 5, if it is thoroughly read and reviewed.
  • ATLMOM13ATLMOM13 - Posts: 260 Junior Member
    My students have loved the the DH US History in a Flash book. Their teachers are behind because of the January snow storm in Atlanta that closed school for a week. They are going through the last chapters of the course very fast and this book has really pinpointed what they need to know.

    Check this out [url]https://www.****/pages/US-History-In-a-Flash/139026446167825[/url]. There are tips posted every day that are very helpful.
  • suncoastfansuncoastfan - Posts: 121 Junior Member
    The US History in a Flash book has been great helping me get through the last chapters in my class, but this weekend the big review begins. I am going to start with the Top 40 Topics you must know that I got from the FB page. Each topic is linked to a chapter in the book.
  • businessgrlbusinessgrl Registered User Posts: 161 Junior Member
    I'm so stressed and annoyed. Do you think they ship overnight LOL?
  • businessgrlbusinessgrl Registered User Posts: 161 Junior Member
    So.....should I get AMSCO or DH? I can only get one. I am willing to dedicate any amount of time to studying so length is not really an issue for me. I just want something that won't waste my time.
  • garfieldlikergarfieldliker Registered User Posts: 1,992 Senior Member
    DH is just as useful, if not more, and is half the length as AMSCO. I think AMSCO has an entire useless section on the pre colombian world(talking about Silk Road and stuff like that)
  • ATLMOM13ATLMOM13 - Posts: 260 Junior Member
    ^businessgrl I think you will do very well with the Direct Hits book. My sons used Mr. Krieger's other AP books and they helped both get a 5 on the AP Euro and AP US exams. This new book is even better than the one my son used last year since it is more comprehensive.

    My tutoring students are reeally enjoying following the tips that are being posted on the US History in a Flash FB page. You should check it out.
  • 314159265314159265 Registered User Posts: 4,276 Senior Member
    So.....should I get AMSCO or DH?

    Probably DH. I bought AMSCO (and Crash Course) before the start of the school year, but now that I have DH, I probably won't touch AMSCO. The Crash Course I'll read, but hopefully I won't need to read through the monstrosity known as AMSCO. :P
  • hannahj65hannahj65 Registered User Posts: 197 Junior Member
    I ordered my book a week ago, I feel like its never going to get here. I have no patience at all! I cant believe that Im excited to get a history book.
  • leadlolleadlol Registered User Posts: 494 Member
    Ha. Has anyone noticed that DH and Crash Course are written by the same author?
  • IsurusIsurus Registered User Posts: 328 Member
    ^ Yeah. I think DH is a bit better though. I bought both (Crash Course before DH came out), and so now I'm giving my Crash Course to a friend. I don't need both.
  • ZadriiZadrii Registered User Posts: 38 Junior Member
    Did anyone do the DH multiple choice questions online? They're reeeeeeeeeallly easy!
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