History of the United States II CLEP Test Description
The History of the United States II CLEP test covers the information that is taught as the second of two one-semester introductory courses at the college level in U.S. History. This test covers from the 1865 to the present day.
You will be tested on political institutions and public policy, the development of the major political parties, the way of American life, expansion, urbanization and industrialization. Approximately 70% of the test is taken from the year 1865 to the present.
It is important to understand that you do not have to answer each and every question correct to get a passing score. You need to get 50 of 100 correct (in most cases) to pass. The people the write the CLEP tests want you to know about half of the information to get a passing score.
CLEP Credits: 3
CLEP Difficulty: 4
Number of Questions on the CLEP Test: 120
ACE Recommended Passing Score: 50