Larry Krieger, my friend, colleague, and APUSH master extraordinaire, has just released two new guides for the 2021 AP US History Exam.
The Insider’s Fast Review is a general overview of the exam content, boiled down to the absolute essentials:
The Insider’s Fast Review is an efficient review based upon the AP US History Course and Exam Description (CED) book and authentic APUSH questions and answers. It is an EFFECTIVE review of the key historic developments and patterns in all 9 required time periods. The Fast Review is designed to live up to its title. It provides you with a carefully organized presentation of the key developments, trends, and patterns you must know to achieve a high score on your APUSH 2021 exam. There are no fun facts and trivial topics. Everything in Fast Review is taken from the CED and APUSH questions and answers.
The second book, Doing the DBQ, focuses exclusively on how to write the Document-Based Question:
The Insider’s Doing the DBQ is a bold new approach to doing the DBQ. This book provides you with 11 practice DBQs. Each DBQ is followed by an annotated essay enabling you to pinpoint how the essay fulfilled rubric requirements. The annotated sample essays are based upon insights from featured essays on AP Central and from best practices recommended by experienced DBQ readers.
If you’re taking the exam in a couple of weeks and need to know what figures/movements/terms to focus on, Larry Krieger is your guide. He knows the exam inside-out, backwards and forwards. In fact, you could probably replace the entire APUSH-writing team at ETS with Larry alone, and no one would know the difference!