The files below are linked to a web site maintained
by the New York State Department
of Education. Please contact them directly with specific comments, questions
or corrections in regard to these examinations.
U.S. History and Government exams issued prior to June 2001 contained
multiple-choice question items much like the ones found on the current
exam. However, the essays on these older exams were more traditional,
and therefore constructed differently than the modern thematic and
These older exams, particularly the multiple-choice
sections, may still be used to review for the new U.S. History
and Government Regents Examination.