5 Steps to a 5 on the Advanced Placement Examinations: U.S. by Stephen Armstrong

By Stephen Armstrong

A thrilling new sequence of research courses that we could every one scholar layout a process examine pitched to his or her person wishes and studying sort every year, a couple of million U.S. highschool scholars take a number of complex placement (AP) checks, and, in response to respectable projections, that quantity will proceed to upward thrust within the years forward. that's simply because AP tests confer very important advantages on those that do good on them. excessive AP ratings are integral to gaining admission to so much elite schools. they supply scholars with a aggressive facet whilst competing for provides and scholarships. and so they let scholars to circumvent required college survey classes, saving on skyrocketing institution charges. Designed to coincide completely with the most up-tp-date AP assessments, 5 Steps to a five at the complex Placement Examinations courses comprise numerous complex gains that set them exceptionally rivals. every one advisor is dependent round an creative Five-Step Plan. step one is to improve a examine plan, the second one builds wisdom, the 3rd and fourth hone test-taking abilities and methods, and the 5th fosters the boldness scholars have to ace the checks. this versatile examine software can be adapted to 3 different types of scholars. For the extra established scholar there's a "Month-by-Month" strategy that follows the college yr and a "Calendar Countdown" process that starts with the recent 12 months. for college kids who depart learning to the final minute "Basic education" covers the fundamentals in exactly 4 weeks. different extraordinary positive factors comprise: pattern assessments that heavily simulate genuine tests evaluation fabric according to the contents of the latest checks Icons highlighting very important evidence, vocabulary, and frequently-asked questions Boxed rates supplying suggestion from scholars who've aced the checks and from AP lecturers and faculty professors web content and hyperlinks to helpful on-line try out assets, in addition to writer email addresses for college kids with follow-up questions Authors who're both AP direction teachers or examination builders

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77. 78. 79. 80. A B C E A D E B D C A C D B E A D C E B Explanations of Answers to the Multiple-Choice Questions 1. B. The Compromise of 1820, also known as the Missouri Compromise, admitted Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state, and established the 36°30؅ line as a demarcation between free and slave territories in the Louisiana Purchase. The Compromise of 1877 removed federal troops from the Southern states. The Compromise of 1850 included the Fugitive Slave Act. The Compromise of 1833 reduced tariff rates to end the Nullification Crisis.

Both met with limited success. 25. E. ” All senators, representatives, judges, and members of state legislatures must swear to uphold the Constitution. S. History Exam • 47 26. B. Although nationalists readily supported war with Spain, Congress denied any intention of annexing Cuba. American policy seemed to shift after hostilities ceased. In 1901, Congress passed the Platt Amendment and induced Cuba to accept its terms. The Platt Amendment limited Cuba’s ability to make treaties, enabled the United States to establish a naval base on the island, and granted the United States the right to intervene in Cuban affairs.

Scorers know that you are rushed on these essays; in all probability, if you think your writing is bad, they have probably seen worse. Nevertheless, do what you can to make your presentation as readable as possible. I know from personal experience as an instructor that it is hard to give a good grade to a student if you can hardly read what the student is saying. ” —AP Student Immediately after taking the DBQ, you will answer two free-response questions. You will receive two questions about the United States before the Civil War, and you will have to answer one of these.

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