Not too easy. Not too difficult.
I'd recommend it because it's such a fun course. I personally adore AP US History, and even though it's a lot of work, it's not the least bit hard.
The highlights definitely were the projects and other information given in forms of primary sources. I learned a lot about native Americans and early colonization from Europeans.
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Advice for students:
Manage time wisely, don't procrastinate! It's very important to take the time to understand the material handed to you since test question in preparation for the AP test are highly specific. Adding specificity to any response question helps your chances of passing with a solid A.