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

The AP US History test is coming up soon. It will be on Friday, May 5, 2017!

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 the multiple-choice questions, short-answer questions, document-based question, and 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