AP U.S. History

AP United States History covers significant events, figures, developments, and processes from approximately 1491 to the present within nine historical periods. Students will apply the same skills and methods used by historians: analyzing primary and secondary historical sources, constructing historical arguments, establishing historical connections, and using reasoning involving comparison, causation, and the continuity and change over time.

This course also provides eight themes that students will explore throughout the curriculum to establish connections in the historical developments across different times and places: American and national identity; Work, exchange, and technology; Geography and environment; Migration and settlement; Politics and power; America's role in the world; American and regional culture; Social structures. This course aims to provide students with an introductory college-level course in U.S. history equivalent to two semesters of college study. This course is accredited with the California A-G course approval, aligning with the curriculum standards of the University of California system, and is widely recognized by the majority of American universities.

Duration: 30 Weeks * Every SATURDAY

Time: 5:00-7:00pm (PST)

Grades: suitable for 8-12 graders

It is recommended that students applying for this course should be able to read college-level textbooks and write grammatically correct and complete  sentences.

About the Instructor

Alina Masotti graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor's degree in History. In June 2022, she participated in the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) scoring team.

As an experienced education professional, she possesses extensive knowledge and understanding, enabling her to provide students with a deep understanding of American history and assist them in achieving excellent results in the AP exam. 

Alina Masotti is passionate about education and has excellent teaching skills, allowing her to create a positive learning environment and inspire students' interest and enthusiasm for American history. Through her guidance and instruction, students will be able to expand their historical knowledge and develop critical thinking and analytical abilities.