The "New" US History Regents Exam

The new Framework-Based Regents exam in United States History and Government will be offered for the first time to students on June 2, 2020. There will be a period of time where both the "old" and "new" exams will be offered concurrently - see chart to the right for scheduling information.

The exam will be similar to the revisions we're seeing on the Global History exam, with some exceptions. See below for all information that has been share with us from NYSED thus far.


Test Design & Prototype Questions

The chart below outlines the test design for the Regents Examination in United States History and Government (Framework).

Part 1 consists of stimulus-based multiple-choice questions, Part 2 consists of two short-essay questions each based on a pair of documents, and Part 3 consists of an extended essay question (a Civic Literacy document-based essay).


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