This essay presents a nuanced view of the question and supports a complex thesis through a clear and organized presentation of evidence. TOTAL 7 This sample essay was written in order to provide greater clarity for teachers and students regarding the expectations of the AP European History DBQ. AP, Advanced Placement Program, and College Board.
DBQ Essay Outline. Introduction; Topic sentence which provides context and topic of subject to be discussed - should “hook” the reader; Indicate briefly any additional background information for context - historical source may be useful at this time.