Barron's SAT Subject Test in U.S. History with CD-ROM, 2nd Edition
This updated edition provides a number of tools to help students succeed on the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History:A Diagnostic Test to help students pinpoint their strengths and weaknessesThree full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explainedAn in-depth review of U.S. history, starting with European colonization of North America and covering major topics that include: The American Revolution, the Federalist Age, Expansion and the wars with Mexico, the Civil War and Reconstruction, Settlement of the West, U.S. involvement in World War I, the Great Depression and FDR’s New Deal, World War II, the Civil Rights movement, the Vietnam era, American scientific and technological advances, Important Supreme Court cases, and much moreSubject review quizzes with answer explanations following every five chaptersEach content chapter in this new edition includes four additional items providing more in-depth review of major historical ideas
The optional CD-ROM presents two additional full-length practice tests with automatic scoring and fully explained answers.
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Table of Contents: 1 Welcome to the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History
How to Use This Book
Three Approaches for Three Review Paces
Introduction to the Test
Answer Explanations 2 Motives and Methods of European Exploration 3 Spanish, French, and Dutch Colonization 4 English Colonization 5 Colonial “American” Society 6 Mercantilism and Colonial Wars
Answer Explanations 7 The American Revolution and the War for Independence 8 The Critical Period and the Formation of American Values 9 The Federalist Age 10 The Jeffersonian Revolution and the Era of Good Feelings 11 The War of 1812 and the Age of Jackson
Answer Explanations 12 Political Evolution in the Age of Jackson 13 The Reform Impulse 14 The Ramifications of Slavery 15 Expansion and Two Wars with Mexico 16 The Last Attempts at Compromise
Answer Explanations 17 The Civil War 18 Reconstruction 19 The Settlement of the West 20 The New American Economy 21 Gilded Age Politics
Answer Explanations 22 The Revolt of the Common Man 23 The Progressive Reform Movement 24 Domestic Policy Debate 25 The Spanish-American War and the Imperialism Debate 26 American Involvement in the Great War
Answer Explanations 27 The Roaring Twenties: Sex, Alcohol, and Jazz 28 The Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression 29 The Rise and Fall of the New Deal 30 World War II 31 Truman and Eisenhower in Post-War America
Answer Explanations 32 The Changing Values of the 1960s 33 The Civil Rights Movement 34 Foreign and Domestic Crises of the Vietnam Era 35 Nixon and the Arms and Space Races36 Presidents Looking for America
Answer Explanations 37 Conservative Resurgence 38 Moderate America 39 Presidential Pendulum in the Information Age 40 American Scientific and Technological Advances 41 Essential Supreme Court Cases
Answer Explanations42 Practice Tests
Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2
Practice Test 3
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