NAEP US History Grade 12

85 free practice questions for the NAEP Grade 12 US History Exam

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The National Assessment of Educational Progress in US history is administered by the National Assessment Governing Board to students in 4th, 8th, and 12th grade. It is designed to test students’ knowledge of various periods in American history.

Topic breakdown:

  • Beginnings to 1607
  • Colonization, settlement, and communities (1607 to 1763)
  • The Revolution and the new nation (1763 to 1815)
  • Expansion and reform (1801 to 1861)
  • Crisis of the Union: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850 to 1877)
  • The development of modern America (1865 to 1920)
  • Modern America and the World Wars (1914 to 1945)
  • Contemporary America (1945 to present)

This free practice exam features 85 realistic questions that will help you not only review key US history concepts, but also familiarize yourself with the NAEP exam format. This exam oriented to those preparing for the grade 12 US history exam.

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