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Simply the best review of U.S. History and Government, with the best content summaries and practice questions! This book is only sold in sets of ten, for $89.50.

The Key to Understanding U.S. History and Government provides a complete review for students taking the U.S. History and Government Regents examination, usually in Grade 11. This book is only sold in sets of ten, for $89.50. Please note that in New York State, these books are only sold to schools and school districts.

Test-Taking Strategies. Written by nationally-recognized experts in social studies testing, the book includes more than 45 pages of test-taking strategies. Students learn how to organize and write both thematic and DBQ essays about American history. Students also review how to interpret each type of data found on Regents examinations, including graphs, maps, tables, cartoons, and historical documents.

Fully Aligned to New York's Learning Standards. Content chapters provide students with a concise and insightful survey of American history and government. Students assimilate and recall major concepts, events and people with a text that is concise, graphic and engaging. The book contains many maps, graphic organizers, and photographs to help students better understand major developments in U.S. history.

Special Features Enhance Student Learning.

  • Study Cards. Students are encouraged to make their own study cards.
  • What to Focus On sections in each content chapter act as advance organizers, guiding students to the most important information.
  • Looking At sections explore the major topics that often form the basis of Regents essay questions, while fostering greater in-depth knowledge of geography, foreign policy, government, law, and economic development.
  • Summarizing Your Understanding sections review the key concepts, facts, events, people and relationships of each chapter.
  • A Final Review chapter contains a checklist of important terms, a list of sixty notable Americans, a list of the major principles of the U.S. Constitution, and a group of charts that summarize milestones in American politics, economics, and foreign policy.

Authentic Test Practice. Testing Your Understanding sections provide practice in answering Regents-style multiple-choice, thematic, and document-based essay questions. The book closes with a complete recent Regents examination.

NYSTL NUMBER: 1-882422-49-9
N.Y.C. Vendor Number: JAR 060
N.Y.C. Contract Number: 7000307

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