What makes this course interesting?

  • Learn to analyze historical evidence and write analytical and interpretive essays as you explore the major themes of European history
  • Research the past by exploring vibrant and engaging pieces of historical evidence, such as paintings, photographs, letters, and cartoons
  • Deepen your understanding of readings and concepts through regular class discussion

Learn about the cultural, economic, political and social developments that have shaped today’s world through the study of European history from the year 1450 to present.

Analyze historical evidence and interpretation and express your historical understanding through writing as you explore principle themes of modern European history.

AP European History Course Description (PDF)

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