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US History 1

History of the United States 1: Early Colonizations to 1877 covers material usually taught in a one-semester undergraduate introductory history course.

The CLEP exam is 90 minutes long and consists of 120 multiple-choice questions.

The exam will require you to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Identification and description of historical phenomena
  • Analysis and interpretation of historical phenomena
  • Comparison and contrast of historical phenomena

Topics covered include:

  • Political institutions and behavior and public policy
  • Social developments
  • Economic developments
  • Cultural and intellectual relations
  • Diplomacy and international relations

(Taken from “History of the United States I: Early Colonizations to 1877,” History of the United States I: Early Colonizations to 1877, ©2008. [September 23, 2008])

The required textbook(s) for the Traditional course are listed below.

  • America A Narrative History   
      9th, volume 1 by W.W. Norton & Company - George Brown Tindall and David Emory Shi,
    ISBN 9780393912630