Past matric exam papers: History

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Here's a collection of past History papers plus memos to help you prepare for the matric exams

We'd also like to tell you about our new free Grade 12 study guides. We do have History study guides, plus Maths, Economics, Business Studies and many other subjects too.

Before we get to the past papers, here are some more links we hope you'll find useful:

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2018 ASC May/June:

2018 History P1

2018 History P1 Memorandum

2018 History P1 Addendum

2018 History P2

2018 History P2 Memorandum

2018 History P2 Addendum

2018 February & March

2018 History P1

2018 History P1 Memorandum*

2018 History P1 Addendum

2018 History P2

2018 History P2 Memorandum

2018 History P2 Addendum

2017 November 

2017 History P1

2017 History P1 Memorandum

2017 History P1 Addendum

2017 History P2

2017 History P2 Memorandum

2017 History P2 Addendum

2017 ASC May/June:

2017 History P1

2017 History P1 Memorandum

2017 History P1 Addendum

2017 History P2

2017 History P2 Memorandum

2017 History P2 Addendum*

2017 February & March

2017 History P1

2017 History P1 Memorandum

2017 History P1 Addendum

2017 History P2

2017 History P2 Memorandum

2017 History P2 Addendum*

2016 November 

2016 History P1

2016 History P1 Memorandum

2016 History P1 Addendum

2016 History P2

2016 History P2 Memorandum

2016 History P2 Addendum*

2016 ASC May/June:

2016 History P1

2016 History P1 Memorandum

2016 History P1 Addendum

2016 History P2

2016 History P2 Memorandum

2016 History P2 Addendum*

2016 February & March

2016 History P1

2016 History P1 Memorandum

2016 History P1 Addendum

2016 History P2

2016 History P2 Memorandum

2016 History P2 Addendum

2015 November 

2015 History P1

2015 History P1 Memorandum

2015 History P1 Addendum

2015 History P2

2015 History P2 Memorandum

2015 History P2 Addendum

2015 February & March

2015 History P1

2015 History P1 Memorandum

2015 History P1 Addendum

2015 History P2

2015 History P2 Memorandum

2015 History P2 Addendum*

2014 November 

2014 History P1

2014 History P1 Memorandum

2014 History P1 Addendum

2014 History P2

2014 History P2 Memorandum

2014 History P2 Addendum

2014 February & March 

2014 History P1

2014 History P1 Memorandum

2014 History P1 Addendum 

2014 History P2 

2014 History Memorandum

2014 History P2 Addendum*

2013 November 

2013 History P1

2013 History P1 Memorandum

2013 History P1 Addendum*

2013 History P2 

2013 History Memorandum

2013 History P2 Addendum

2013 February & March 

2013 History P1*

2013 History P1 Memorandum

2013 History P1 Addendum 

2013 History P2 

2013 History Memorandum

2013 History P2 Addendum*

2012 November 

2012 History P1

2012 History P1 Memorandum

2012 History P1 Addendum* 

2012 History P2 

2012 History Memorandum

2012 History P2 Addendum*

2012 February & March 

2012 History P1

2012 History P1 Memorandum

2012 History P1 Addendum 

2012 History P2 

2012 History Memorandum

2012 History P2 Addendum*

2011 November 

2011 History P1

2011 History P1 Memorandum

2011 History P1 Addendum 

2011 History P2 

2011 History P2 Memorandum

2011 History P2 Addendum*

2011 February & March 

2011 History P1 

2011 History P1 Memorandum

2011 History P1 Addendum

2011 History P2 

2011 History P2 Memorandum

2011 History P2 Addendum*

2009 November 

2009 History P1

2009 History P1 Memorandum

2009 History P1 Addendum 

2009 History P2 

2009 History Memorandum

2009 History P2 Addendum*

2008 November 

2008 History P1

2008 History P1 Memorandum*

2008 History P1 Addendum 

2008 History P2 

2008 History P2 Memorandum*

2008 History P2 Addendum

* Some papers aren’t available. We hope to get them soon.

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