AP European History
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AP European History Exam
The AP Euro course covers European History from 1450 to the present. The course is designed to help students develop the abilities to think conceptually about history. Students must do historical reasoning and make comparisons among historical developments in different times and places. The course is structured around themes and concepts in four chronological time periods:
- Period 1: 1450 to 1648
- Period 2: 1648 to 1815
- Period 3: 1815 to 1914
- Period 4: 1914 to Present
AP European Exam Format:
Section 1, Part A: 55 Multiple Choice questions in 55 minutes for 40% of exam score.
Section 1, Part B: 4 Short Answer questions in 50 minutes for 20% of exam score.
Section 2, Part A: 1 Document Based question in 55 minutes for 25% of exam score.
Section 2, Part B: 1 Long Essay question in 35 minutes for 15% of exam score. For this long essay question you are given two options, and must choose one to answer.
When is the AP European History Exam?
The AP European History exam date for the 2017/2018 school year is Friday, May 18th 2018 at 12 p.m. This test is only offered once per year.