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AP* US History Review Course

Your ticket to AP mastery.

Quick, what was the significance of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo? How about the Harlem Renaissance? Brain feeling a little fuzzy? Shmoop's here to help you review all the important names, dates, and events you’ll need to know for the AP US History exam. Let us be the Sacagawea to your Lewis and Cramfest.

Our crash course provides an intensive, guided review of the major topics in US History to help you get rid of that brain fuzz and tackle the AP exam like a pro.

In this course, you'll get 

  • Shmoop's detailed, step-by-step take on the structure of the AP exam. 
  • a how-to guide for writing a killer DBQ. 
  • drills, drills, and more drills on all of the eras of US History. 
  • 2 full practice exams. 
  • a virtual classroom where all your work is recorded so you can get your teacher's effusive praise.

*AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse this product.

Course Breakdown

Unit 1. AP U.S. History Review Course

From Pre-Columbian times through today, this course has the AP U.S. History exam information down pat. Centuries upon centuries of history packed away into one Shmoopified course because, you know, we live here; it might be important to know some of this stuff (and not just for the test). We hear tell that the U.S. Constitution was kind of a big deal.

  • Course Length: 4 weeks
  • Grade Levels: 11, 12
  • Course Type: Basic
  • Category:
    • College Prep
    • History and Social Science
    • Test Prep
    • High School

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