The SAQ section is the second section of the exam and follows the Multiple Choice Section. You have 50 minutes to answer all four questions. 5 minutes to plan and 45 minutes to write. There will be four questions. You are expected to answer all of them. Each questions has 3 parts (a), (b), and (c). At least two of the questions will give you a.
The AP U.S. History exam gives students a choice between two long-essay questions. You chose ONE! A thesis statement is required. You will have 35 minutes to answer the one question you select. Makes up 15 % of final exam score. Graded on a 0-6 point scale.