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History

AP European History is a college level survey of European History from 1450 to the present.  The course uses both a chronological and thematic approach to the study of European history with emphasis on intellectual, cultural, political, social and economic history.  Goals of the class include understanding major themes and debates in European history, developing students’ analytical, organizational and writing skills, and preparing the class for the Advanced Placement exam, which all students will take in AP.  A variety of instruction is employed including lecture and discussion, primary source reading and analysis, blogging, group work, projects and presentations.