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AP USH in 7 days....what should I do?

ArthuaArthua 96 replies41 threads Junior Member
edited September 2010 in History & Social Sciences
Ok everyone...apush in 7 days. Heres my deal: I have paid a decent amount of attention in my ap ush class, but I haven't studied at all for this ap exam. My teacher is a prattler and he often digresses during class, and the students learn nothing. I have read my textbook during school up until 1960, but all that reading was just to study for my in-class tests. I ONLY HAVE 7 days and I need a study plan, could I get a 4 or 5 in 7 days with a decent knowledge of us history?

I own AMSCO....thats it. In order to save time I need to know what topics are MOST important. I know roughly the basis of most time periods in ush, so I truely want to focus on the MOST IMPORTANT topics tested. Can anyone give me a list?



P.S. I noticed like in Jan. this freakin' AMSCO has no answer key....wth
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  • santeriasanteria 451 replies11 threads Member
    Buy the REA crash course book...takes a few hours to read
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  • leadlolleadlol 420 replies74 threads Member
    The Crash Course book is what you're looking for.
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  • ArthuaArthua 96 replies41 threads Junior Member
    is that worth it? I have AMSCO. But can anyone post me a list of the most important topics to study for?
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  • HarambeeHarambee 2600 replies4 threads Senior Member
    Just read through AMSCO, and reinforce the material that you don't know that well. There isn't a set list of topics that will guarantee you a "good" score.
    P.S. I noticed like in Jan. this freakin' AMSCO has no answer key....wth
    You can find the AMSCO answer key here
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  • newaccounttnewaccountt 64 replies7 threads Junior Member
    LOL reading through AMSCO in a week won't help you. too much info. if i were your, i'd rather read through crashcourse 2-3 times.
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  • Aaron2011Aaron2011 106 replies0 threads Junior Member
    Is reading through Crash Course once enough to get a 4?
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  • dark knightdark knight . 716 replies59 threads Member
    ^ Yes, it is
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  • ArthuaArthua 96 replies41 threads Junior Member
    the thing is...damn another book lol. Ok where can I find this crash course?
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  • xiaojingtengxiaojingteng 127 replies50 threads Junior Member
    ^ it should be at most bookstores (borders, barnes and noble, etc.)

    when reading amsco, do you just read through the material, or do you answer the dbqs as well?
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  • ArthuaArthua 96 replies41 threads Junior Member
    I just read it, it has helped throughout the year for in-class test ( i have a 92 avg in the class because AMSCO). How should I effectively use AMSCO? answer dbq?
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  • Strikeb4ckStrikeb4ck 376 replies66 threads Member
    I'm in the same boat as you. Have APUSH on Friday.
    I bought the Crash Course yesterday, read like one chapter, just wasn't motivated to study.

    I'm planning on reading the book on today/Monday, and Wednesday/Thursday. I have to study for IB Math on Tuesday/Thursday too though.
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  • ArthuaArthua 96 replies41 threads Junior Member
    Ok this is very old thread I made last May, but just for the record I got a 4 on the APUSH, with just a study packet, and AMSCO. Thnx everyone


    So its possible :D
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  • SeekingUniSeekingUni 2059 replies129 threads Senior Member
    You can find the AMSCO answer key here
    Does this answer key apply to the "Revised 2010" edition of the AMSCO book?
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