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APUSH REVIEW

This is intended to be a guide for your exam review. A candidate needs to get about 60% of the 80 multiple choice questions correct to have a good chance to pass the AP Exam (plus 5/6 on each of the three essays). The questions are designed to test your understanding of different aspects of U.S. history: political/diplomatic, social/economic, cultural/ intellectual. It is not EASY! Prepare Well!

Exploration, Discovery, and Settlement
-Europe in the Sixteenth Century
-Significant Events Leading to the Age of Exploration
-The Crusades and Their Impact
-Renaissance and Reformation (Luther, Calvin, Henry VIII/Anglicanism)
-Rise of Nation States
-The Portuguese Background (Prince Henry, Da Gama)
-Spanish Claims to the New World (Columbus, etc.)
-French Claims (Verrazano, Quebec)
-Dutch Claims (Hudson, Patroons)
-English Claims
-The Commercial Revolution
-The Geographic Revolution
-Early English Settlement
-Motives
-Political and Religious Motives
-Economic Reasons: Enclosure, Mercantilism, Joint Stock Companies
-Social Motives
-Pre-Jamestown
-Defeat of Spanish Armada (1588)
-Early Efforts
-Jamestown - 1607
-Early Problems
-The "Starving Time"
-John Smith, John Rolfe, Pocahontas
-Tobacco
-The Puritan Colonies
-Early Problems
-Pilgrims and Plymouth (1620)
-Massachusetts Bay (1630)
-John Winthrop - "City on a Hill"
-Early Political Institutions
-Mayflower Compact
-House of Burgesses
-Town Meetings
-Relations with the Indians
-Spain and France
-The English
-The Columbian Exchange

British (Colonial) America (1607-1750)
(Be able to name the 13 and divide them into regions)
-Types of Colonies
-Proprietary
-Corporate
-Royal
-The Chesapeake Colonies
-Maryland
-Lord Baltimore
-Act of Toleration
-Virginia
-1619 Events
-Gov. Berkeley’s Policies
-Bacon’s Rebellion (1676)
-Headright System
-Indentured Servants (60% of Pop.)
-Slaves
-The New England Colonies
-The Puritan Migration Brought Thousands to the “Bible Commonwealth”
-Dissidents Expelled; Founded New Colonies
-Rhode Island
-Roger Williams (Providence)
-Anne Hutchinson (Portsmouth), Belief in Antinomianism
-Charter from Parliament in 1649 Joined the Two Colonies
-Connecticut
-Thomas Hooker
-Fundamental Orders of Connecticut (1639)
-New Hampshire (John Mason) and Maine (Sir Fernando Gorges)
-New England Confederation (1643)
-The Pequot War and King Philip’s War
-The Halfway Covenant
-Restoration Colonies
-The Carolinas
-John Locke's Role
-North and South (by 1729)
-New York
-Dutch Background
-English Took It in 1664
-New Jersey Separated from NY (to Berkeley and Carteret)
-Pennsylvania
-William Penn (Quaker)
-Holy Experiment
-Frame of Government
-Unrestricted Immigration
-Delaware (1702)
-Georgia (James Oglethorpe in 1733, for Debtors, Buffer with Sp. Florida) -Mercantilism
-Navigation Acts: Enumerated Goods, Bounties (Subsidies)
-Salutary Neglect
-Impact?
-Dominion of New England (1686)
-NE + NY, NJ
-James II and Gov. Andros
-Leisler’s Rebellion
-1688 - Glorious Revolution Killed It
-Colonial Society
-Two Million by Mid-Century (from 250,000 in 1700)
-Immigration: Germany, Ireland (and Africans)
-High Birth Rates
-Political Institutions (Some Degree of Self-Gov't)
-Governor, Council, Assembly
(Only RI and Conn Elected Gov)
-Relaxed Voting Rights, Office Holding
-Structure of Society
-The Family
-Class Differences (Less Rigid)
-Role of Women
-Role of Blacks
-1660s - Permanence, Part of Triangular Trade
-By 1750, 1/2 Va's pop, 2/3 SC!
-Slave Codes
-Relations with Indians
-The Economy (90% Subsistence Farming)
-New England Colonies
-Middle Colonies
-Southern Colonies
-Frontier Regions
-Relation to Mercantilism (Navigation Acts): 1/2 of England's World Trade with Am....
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