The AP U.S. History Exam tests knowledge of U.S. History from the first European explorations of the Americas up through modern times. The bulk of the questions focuses on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Exam topics include political institutions and behavior, public policy, social and economic change, diplomacy and international.
Students who are taking the AP U.S. History Exam should memorize the following vocabulary terms. These important AP U.S. History concepts are essential to your success on the AP U.S. History (APUSH) exam. Every important vocabulary word from American Pageant (13th edition), broken down chapter-by-chapter for quick review.