Barron's SAT Subject Test in U.S. History with CD-ROM, 2nd Edition

 
9781438074054: 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 weaknesses
  • Three full-length practice tests with all questions answered and explained
  • An 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 more
  • Subject review quizzes with answer explanations following every five chapters
  • Each 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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    From the Inside Flap:

    Table of Contents:
    Preface

  • 1 Welcome to the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History
    Test Registration
    How to Use This Book
    Three Approaches for Three Review Paces
    Introduction to the Test
    Multiple-Choice Strategies
    Test-Taking Strategies
    Final Advice
    Diagnostic Test
    Answer Key
    Test Analysis
    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
    Mini Quiz
    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
    Mini Quiz
    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
    Mini Quiz
    Answer Explanations
  • 17 The Civil War
  • 18 Reconstruction
  • 19 The Settlement of the West
  • 20 The New American Economy
  • 21 Gilded Age Politics
    Mini Quiz
    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
    Mini Quiz
    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
    Mini Quiz
    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 Races
  • 36 Presidents Looking for America
    Mini Quiz
    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
    Mini Quiz
    Answer Explanations
  • 42 Practice Tests
    Practice Test 1
    Answer Key
    Test Analysis
    Answer Explanations
    Practice Test 2
    Answer Key
    Test Analysis
    Answer Explanations
    Practice Test 3
    Answer Key
    Test Analysis
    Answer Explanations
    Index
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