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CROSSCURRENTS: Aristotle's Common Topics Meet the AP History Courses

CROSSCURRENTS

Resource Page

Welcome to the companion website for CROSSCURRENTS! A wealth of supplemental resources is currently in development. You can register below to be notified when new resources become available. The videos referenced in CROSSCURRENTS are available below, as well as links for AP History course info and resources.

Supplemental Resources


Writing Introductions

A guide to effective essay introductions, including a practice prompt and sample responses.

Writing Conclusions

Strategies for writing a conclusion that effictively supports your argument, including a practice prompt and sample responses.

Secondary Sources

How to interpret and use secondary sources—specifically, historical monographs—with an annotated example.

The 4-Sentence Template

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Synthesizing Sources

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The Art of Quoting

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Referenced Videos


From Chapter 4: Historian Niall Ferguson

Historian Niall Ferguson argues that today’s political polarization echoes the religious polarization of the Reformation. Both were brought about by technological disruption: The printing press, in the case of the Reformation; and the personal computer and internet, in the case of today.

From Niall Ferguson's Long Now Seminar “Networks and Power”

From Chapter 4: "The Battle of Aligers" Complete Film

In the 1950s, fear and violence escalate as the people of Algiers fight for independence from the French government.

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo

Writers: Franco Solinas, Gillo Pontecorvo

Stars: Brahim Hadjadj, Jean Martin, Yacef Saadi

AP HISTORY COURSE RESOURCES


AP U.S. HISTORY

Exam Date: Friday, May 10, 2024

Course Overview

Course Framework PDF

Additional Resources

AP WORLD HISTORY: MODERN

Exam Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Course Overview

Course Framework PDF

Additional Resources

AP EUROPEAN HISTORY

Exam Date: Friday, May 10, 2024

Course Overview

Course Framework PDF

Additional Resources

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