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This syllabus is available only to Centers participating in the NCEE Excellence for All initiative in the USA. Cambridge IGCSE American History explores the history of the USA from the mid-18th century to the end of the 20th century.
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We are withdrawing Cambridge IGCSE American History (0409) (US) from the November exam series. The last November exam series will be in 2023. From 2024, we will only offer this syllabus in the June exam series. We communicated this series withdrawal decision to schools in June 2021.
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