The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Advanced Placement United States History Study Guide

The AP US History test is coming up soon. It’s on Friday, May 6, 2016.

Now it’s time to roll out our test-taking tips and our sample quiz. Take a look at the videos below for extra help on how to answer multiple-choice questions, short-answer questionsdocument-based questions, and the long essay.

Also, check out the quick Study Cards feature for each era from our SAT II US History test guide. They’re good for final review too!

We hope these will help you have a good exam experience.


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Multiple-Choice Questions

Short-Answer Questions

Document-Based Question

Long Essay Question