AP US HISTORY
UNIT THREE: THE BIRTH OF A NEW COUNTRY
The US Constitution is one of the most influential documents in the history of modern governance. The system of government established by the writers of this document not only reflected and helped to ensure the hopes and...
regard to TWO of the following in the period between 1763 and 1775.
Land acquisition Politics Economics
2. Evaluate the extent to which the Articles of Confederation were effective in solving the problems that confronted the new nation.
3. Although the power of the national government increased...
the war, the Articles of Confederation had been drafted, creating a confederation out of the colonies for the first time. Under the Articles, the government could not raise an army or tax. It also lacked centralized power because of the absence of an executive branch. The only strong aspect of the Articles...
UNIT TWO ESSAY QUESTIONS
1. Although the power of the national government increased during the early republic, these developments often face serious opposition. Compare the motives and effectiveness of those who opposed the growing power of the national government in TWO of the following:
1) Analyze the contributions of two of the following in helpingestablish a stablegovernmentafter the adoption of the Constitution. [ThomasJefferson, GeorgeWashington]
Intro: Several contributions were made by both ThomasJefferson and GeorgeWashington in creating a stablegovernment after...
2. For the period before 1750, analyze the ways in which Britain’s policy of salutary neglect influenced the development of American society as illustrated in the following:
Legislative assemblies Commerce Religion (95)
3. Analyze the extent to which religious freedom existed...
grievances. Analyze the causes and significance of TWO of the following:
March of the Paxton Boys, Regulator Movement, Shay’s Rebellion, Whiskey Rebellion
2. Evaluate the relative importance of domestic and foreign affairs in shaping American politics in the 1790s.
3. Analyze the contributions of the...
of the New England colonies from 1630 through the 1660s?
2. Analyze the political, diplomatic, and military reasons for the United States victory in the Revolutionary War. Confine your answer to the period 1775–1783.
3. Analyze the ways in which controversy over the extension of slavery into...
FRQ: Contributions to a StableGovernment (GeorgeWashington and ThomasJefferson)
GeorgeWashington and ThomasJefferson were two important men who greatly affected our nation’s independence and the beginning years of our country. Each made their individual and unique contributions to an unwavering...
1. Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur? (1993)
2. In what ways did ideas and values held by Puritans influence the political...
compromising, or even abandoning, the Spirit of '76. Others saw it as a natural and necessary evolution. ThomasJefferson and JohnAdams, close personal friends in the band of brothers, personify the two positions, and sacrifice their friendship to promote their vision. Founding Brothers looks closely at...
Awakening was a religious revival held in the 1730's and 1740's to motivate the colonial America. Motivational speakers such as Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield helped to bring Americans together.
A group of the remains of several different Indian tribes that joined together in the...
JohnAdams- 2nd President. Served one term, From Mass. Federalist. His political views were very influenced by James Harrington’s Oceana that was published in 1656 and outlined a model republic with an elected executive chosen by property owners. Adams became the leading American advocate of the...
Placement United States History is a rigorous course designed to provide a college-level experience and preparation for the AP Exam in May. It is a two-semester survey of American history from the age of exploration and discovery to the present. Solid reading and writing skills, along with a willingness...
you to "briefly answer" a question, provide 1-3 paragraphs
(depending on the question)that answer the question directly in the first two
sentences then provide specific factual information (SFI) to support your
answer. Don't Copy!
- American traders ignored by smuggling
- British officials did not enforce law
Paying British Debt
- British Parliament had a huge debt after the French and Indian War
- They logically concluded that the American Colonies should help
- They reasoned that they helped protect...
at sea, and in the South 20 A social revolution? THEME 4: Confederation and Constitution 21 22 23 24 25 26 New governments Confederation achievements Weaknesses of the Confederation Constitutional Convention The Constitution approved Religious toleration, religious freedom
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fulfilled during the seventeenth century? (83)
3. In the two decades before the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War, there was a profound shift in the way many Americans thought and felt about the British government and their colonial governments. Assess the validity of this statement in view of the...
and the Constitution
I. The Pursuit of Equality
A. Fight of separation of church and state with the Congregational Church, and the Anglican Church.
1. The Anglican Church struggled for divorce between religion and government.
2. ThomasJefferson and his...
After the adoption of the constitution, many people took part in establishing a stablegovernment. They include; GeorgeWashington and ThomasJefferson. GeorgeWashington was the first president to implement the new constitution, setting precedents as a result. ThomasJefferson served as Washington’s...
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