Summer Assignment

Advanced Placement U.S. History

 Congratulations on your decision to join the thousands of other students around the world that will be enrolled in AP U.S. History in the upcoming school year. 

APUSH Summer Assignment 2018. It is due on August 11, 2018.

Read A People’s History of the U.S. by Howard Zinn ( a great, interesting, and fascinating read of American History)

Answer the following questions:

  1. What is his point of view in general towards the interpretation of history?
  2. How does his biographical information inform his point of view?
  3. Outline his arguments on the following topics and support them with historical examples and evidence:
  • The Discovery of America
  • The American Revolution
  • Native Americans
  • Women
  • Slavery & the Civil Rights Movement
  • American Empire
  • The Depression
  • The Vietnam War
  • 2000 Election and the “War on Terrorism”

Your report must be hand –written and at least 5-10 pages. Make sure to meet the above criteria.