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Ten Types of AP History Essay Questions 1. Change Over Time – “ The Period from 1783 to 1815 was a period of evolution to economic maturity for the infant US. Assess the validity of this view .” a. It asks you to measure the degree of change over time. b. First, ascertain what you are assessing. c. Identify key words. d. Did other major events occur during this time? If so what effect did they have? e. Analyze the dates. Do these dates mark beginnings, ends, turning points, dramatic shifts or a convenient time period? f. Cover the entire period of the question; do not concentrate on only one period within the time frame. g. It is possible that some ideas or policies did not change. 2. – “ Why did the US enter the First World War? a. Be sure to balance immediate and long range causes b. How are the causes related? c. Can they be grouped under broad ideas? d. Don’t go too far back i. Ex: if you blame the Civil War on the introduction of African slaves to America in 1619, then you are responsible for filling in the years between 1619 and 1861. e.
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