AP Half Year Exam

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This quiz is for practicing for AP United States History for 11th grade.


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  • 1. 
    Alexander Hamilton’s economic program was designed primarily to
    • A. 

      Prepare the United States for war in the event Britain failed to vacate its posts in the Northwest

    • B. 

      Provide a platform for the fledgling Federalist Party’s 1792 campaign

    • C. 

      Establish the financial stability and credit of the new government

    • D. 

      Ensure northern dominance over the southern states in order to abolish slavery

    • E. 

      Win broad political support for his own candidacy for the presidency in 1792

  • 2. 
    The development of the early nineteenth-century concept of “separate spheres” for the sexes encouraged all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Accepting women as intellectual equals of men

    • B. 

      Idealizing the home as a haven in a competitive world

    • C. 

      Designating the home as the appropriate place for a woman

    • D. 

      Emphasizing childrearing as a prime duty of a woman

    • E. 

      Establishing a moral climate in the home

  • 3. 
    The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions, the Hartford Convention, and the South Carolina Exposition and Protest were similar in that all involved a defense of:
    • A. 

      Freedom of the seas

    • B. 

      Freedom of speech

    • C. 

      The instituion of slavery

    • D. 

      States' rights

    • E. 

      Presidential power in foreign affairs

  • 4. 
    The graph above refutes which of the following statements?  
    • A. 

      There were more Black people than White people in the antebellum South.

    • B. 

      Most southern families held slaves

    • C. 

      Most southern families lived in rural areas.

    • D. 

      The southern population was much smaller than that of the North.

    • E. 

      Slaveholders were an extremely powerful group.

  • 5. 
    Frederick Jackson Turner’s “frontier hypothesis” focused on the importance of
    • A. 

      The traditions of western European culture

    • B. 

      The absence of a feudal aristocracy

    • C. 

      Black people and Black slavery

    • D. 

      The conflict between capitalists and workers

    • E. 

      The existence of cheap unsettled land

  • 6. 
    During the closing decades of the nineteenth century, farmers complained about all of the following EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Rising commodity prices

    • B. 

      High interest charges

    • C. 

      High freight rates

    • D. 

      High storage costs

    • E. 

      Large middleman profits

  • 7. 
    The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine did which of the following?
    • A. 

      Prohibited United States intervention in the Caribbean.

    • B. 

      Warned against European seizure of the Panama Canal.

    • C. 

      Sought to end the wave of nationalization of American-owned property in the Caribbean.

    • D. 

      Declared the United States to be the “policeman” of the Western Hemisphere.

    • E. 

      Provided United States military support for democratic revolutions in Latin America.

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