Mrs. Moyd’s A.P. U.S. History Course th America’s History, 5 ed Chapters 1-31
Concept Questions A.P. History
Complete this assignment AFTER you have read the assigned pages out of the text, America's History. Your responses must be completed independently of other students. The requirements for your assignment are as follows: *All responses will be given in complete sentences. * Your response should be a mini essay, which includes a thesis/topic sentence, evidence (supporting details), and a concluding sentence. (Length=solid paragraph) *Responses can be in pen (blue or black ink) or typed.
Concept Questions Chapter 1
Assignment Title: Worlds Collide: Europe, Africa, and America Due Date: __________________ 1. By 700 B.C., Native Americans had developed sophisticated cultures in the highlands of Mexico and the Yucatan Peninsula. What characteristics did the Mayas and people of Teotihuacán share? 2. Compare and contrast the southwestern, Mississippian, and eastern woodland Indians of North America during the time around A.D. 100 and A.D. 1350 3. What was the significance of the first Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Shiloh, McClellan's campaign against Richmond, and the Battle of Antietam?
4. In a world of scarcity, the European social order required a high degree of discipline. What institutions enforced this discipline? 5. What contributions did the Catholic Church make to European society? 6. Beginning in 1300, Italy and other European countries experienced a rebirth of learning, or a Renaissance. Why did this occur, and how did it change the European view of humanity and the world? 7. How was Prince Henry the Navigator an example of a Renaissance humanist? 8. Discuss the salient features of West African societies and how a slave trade within Africa developed, setting the stage for a transatlantic slave trade. 9. What were the goals and achievements of Portuguese and Spanish exploration? 10. Why were the Spanish conquistadors successful in defeating the more numerous Native Americans of Mexico, and what was the legacy of their conquest? 11. What were the central characteristics and major consequences of the Protestant Reformation in Europe and England?
Concept Questions Chapter 2
Assignment Title: The Invasion and Settlement of North America Due Date: __________________ 1. How did the Dutch Republic's expansion into North America differ from that of Spain and France? 2. What were the attractions and risks for immigrants to the Chesapeake colonies in the first half of the seventeenth century? 3. What incentives did the Virginia Company of London and Lord Baltimore offer to lure English colonists to Virginia and Maryland, and how successful were they? 4. What were the sources of social and political tension in colonial Virginia during the 1660s and 1670s? 5. What were the goals and achievements of the rebellion led by Nathaniel Bacon in 1676? 6. What were the goals and achievements of the rebellion led by Nathaniel Bacon in 1676 7. Why were Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson banished from the Massachusetts Bay colony in the 1630s? 8. Why were 22 people executed as witches in Salem in 1692? 9. How successful were the Puritans in attaining their goal of building a society of independent, responsible landowners? 10. What does Mary Rowlandson's captivity reveal about the structure of Indian tribal society? 11. What impact did colonization have on the native peoples of northeastern North America in the seventeenth century?
Concept Questions Chapter 3
Assignment Title: The Politics of Empire Due Date: __________________ 1. Assess the major colonial initiatives of the restored Stuart monarchy (1660-1685) and of the British government in the generation after the Glorious Revolution (1689-1713). Assignment Title: The Imperial Slave Economy Due Date: __________________ 2. Compare the effects of slavery on England, the West Indies, Africa, and the American colonies. Assignment Title: The New...
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