Guide to SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Era 1: Pre-Columbian History to 1789

Trace the earliest foundations of the nation. Explore the conflicts and encounters between indigenous peoples and Europeans that set the stage for a "New World" and uncover the colonial contestations that resulted in a new American republic.

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Early Americas

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European Exploration

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Colonization

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Colonial Culture

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Tensions Leading to the American Revolution

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American Revolution

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Creation of the US

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Era 2: 1790 to 1898

In the 19th century, how did industrialization, westward expansion, slavery, rising immigration, and urbanization challenge the precepts of the Early Republic? Examine the era's internal conflicts (manifesting most powerfully in the Civil War) that put the Revolutionary ideals of "democracy" and "freedom" to the test.

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Federalists Age

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Jeffersonian Republicanism

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Growth of American Democracy

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19th Century American Culture

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Tensions Leading to the Civil War

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Civil War

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Reconstruction

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Westward Expansion

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Gilded Age

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Immigration and Urbanization

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Segregation and Nativism

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Roots of Reform Movements

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Imperialism and Expansion

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Era 3: 1899 to Present

The 20th century ushered in a period of rapid transformation. Investigate shifting conceptions of American power (through two World Wars, the Cold War, and Vietnam) while exploring the progression of American capitalism, from the New Deal to globalization and the rise of conservatism. Finally, examine the era's major currents of social change and conflict, notably the role of race, class, and gender in shaping challenges to the status quo.

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Progressive Era

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The Great War and its Aftermath

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Roaring 20's

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Great Depression and New Deal

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World War II

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The Cold War, 1945-62

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1950's America

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Civil Rights Movement

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JFK and LBJ

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Vietnam Conflict

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Politics of Protest and Identity

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1970s Upheaval

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Republican Revolution

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The 90s

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The New Millennium

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