AP* U.S. History
Buffalo solders: Not at all what you expected them to be.
The Founding Fathers might have put their pens (quills) to paper (the Declaration of Independence) in 1776, but the AP® U.S. History exam goes all the way back to the days when "Christopher Columbus" was nothing but a catchy and vaguely ominous name.
In this guide, you'll find the skills and themes that will help you ace the exam on the first try—and not, like history, repeat it over, and over, and over, and over…
And over, and over, and over…
What's Inside Shmoop's Online AP® U.S. History Test Prep
Shmoop is a labor of love from folks who love to teach. Our Test Prep resources will help you prepare for exams with fun, engaging, and relatable materials that bring the test to life.
In Shmoop's AP® U.S. History guide, you'll find
- a diagnostic exam to figure out where you're struggling before you even begin.
- two full-length practice exams that mimic the look and feel of the exam.
- answer explanations to figure out where you went wrong…or right.
- loads of practice drills.
- review of the nine different periods of American history, four historical thinking skills, and seven themes.
- test-taking tips and strategies.
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