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AP European History

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Subject Categories:
AP Course, History

This course is a survey of the political, diplomatic, cultural/intellectual, social, and economic/commercial history of Europe from 1450 to the present. This quintessential history course covers kings, revolutions, the Reformation, great art, science, mathematics, three world wars, colonialism, and more. Students will complete the course with increased understanding of the influence Europe had in shaping the contemporary world. Students can expect to develop their analytical skills with primary and secondary sources of many types (writings, maps, art, film, graphs, tables, and more) and expand their abilities to evaluate different points of view. This course is taught by an experienced grader for AP history exams. It covers all content required for the AP exam, utilizes the practice questions and tests provided by the College Board, and provides detailed feedback on the writing process required to do well on the exam essay questions.

Notes and Requirements
Grade Levels*:
10, 11, 12, College (Dual Credit)
(* Determined by Date of Birth and declared Grad Year. Enrollment outside these grade levels requires written concurrence from TPS Support.)

Flexible Scheduling: This course may be taken with live class attendance reduced or waived (recording only) if the student has a time zone or schedule conflict. Select this option when you enroll or notify TPS for approval.
Twice the Teaching: This course now provides two class days of instruction each week — twice as much as before.
AP Exam Scores: For more information on TPS AP-certified courses and exam results, see this page.
Note: AP® is a trademark owned by the College Board, which is not affiliated with, and does not endorse, this course. This course syllabus has received College Board AP® review and approval.

Reviews from Students and Parents

“This class has been one of my favorites this year. Aside from the fascinating material, in-class discussions were insightful, and the textbook was surprisingly engaging. I feel well-prepared for the AP Exam, but more importantly, I have come away from this course with a deeper understanding of European history, as well as a greater appreciation for how it affects the current world. The knowledge, teacher, and live classes are well worth the hours of work!”

Zoe L

“I really loved taking this course. I spent more time on it (as it was my only AP class) than any other class this year, but it was also my favorite of the year. The teacher was amazing – super engaging and fun in class and interactive with comments and questions from students, both in the classroom and out. There was a wide variety of study resources provided that helped with both learning and practicing the material, and we prepared for the AP exam throughout the whole year. Overall, the class was super fun and very educational all at the same time!”

Canaan M