AP US History Exam Prep

Test taking strategies to help you ace the test.

Learn How To:

  • Master different types of questions
  • Structure your studying
  • Identify common themes
  • Demonstrate historical thinking skills
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Who Should Take This Course?

This course will help you master key skills that are tested on AP US History exam and structure your own studying. Instead of just memorizing historical facts and dates, you will learn key historical thinking skills that are tested throughout the exam. We'll walk you through examples and introduce you to a step-by-step guide on how to demonstrate contextualization, causation, change over time, and comparison.

Our online self-study format lets you study at your own pace and on your own schedule.

List of Video Lesson Topics

Check out the video lesson topics that you’ll get in this course. We are continuously adding lessons to this list, so don’t worry if you don’t see a topic you’d like to learn!

As a bonus, Early Access subscribers can view all new videos as they come out for no extra cost.

Reasoning Skills
  • Contextualization
  • Causation
  • Comparison
  • Distributions
  • Change Over Time
Student Samples
  • Document Based Question
  • Long Essay Question
Historical Examples
  • Imperialism
  • Civil Rights
  • Labor Movements
  • America in the World

What You'll Get


Video Lessons


Practice Exercises
(Coming soon!)


24/7 Tutor Support


Desktop, Mobile & Tablet Access


5 Years Access

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