CLEP* Study Guide

History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the CLEP* Exam

The U.S. History II CLEP exam covers material that would usually be taught in the second semester of a two-semester undergraduate college course in United States history. After studying InstantCert's course for this subject, you'll have a detailed knowledge of the events that occurred in the late 19th century after the Civil War all the way up to recent American history.

Topics Covered in this Course

The impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction upon the South
The motivations and character of American expansionism
The content of constitutional amendments and their interpretations by the Supreme Court
The changing nature of agricultural life
The development of American political parties
The emergence of regulatory and welfare-state legislation
The intellectual and political expressions of liberalism, conservatism, and other such movements
Long-term demographic trends
The process of economic growth and development
The changing occupational structure, nature of work, and labor organization
Immigration and the history of racial and ethnic minorities
Urbanization and industrialization
The causes and impacts of major wars in American history
Major movements and individual figures in the history of American arts and letters
Trends in the history of women and the family

Customer Test Results for this Exam

1113 users submitted test results since November, 2005.
1037 of those users reported a passing score (93%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Jun 14, 2021passed60
Jun 11, 2021passed55
Jun 9, 2021passed50
Jun 7, 2021passed68
Jun 5, 2021passed57
Jun 2, 2021passed57
May 28, 2021passed70
May 27, 2021passed70
May 20, 2021passed72
May 19, 2021passed67
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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