AP US History Sample Test Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    This conference split the nation of Vietnam roughly in half along the seventeenth parallel., and established a shaky peace in the nation of Laos.
    • A. 

      Summit Conference

    • B. 

      Yalta Conference

    • C. 

      Geneva Conference

    • D. 

      Portsmouth Conference

  • 2. 
    The United Farm Workers (UFW) was headed by which of the following?
    • A. 

      Frances Willard

    • B. 

      Cesar Chavez

    • C. 

      Harry M. Daughtery

    • D. 

      W.E.B. DuBois

  • 3. 
    Kennedy proposed the creation of this organization. which was an army of idealistic and mostly youthful volunteers, to bring American skills to underdeveloped countries.
    • A. 

      Marshall Plan

    • B. 

      Good Neighbor Policy

    • C. 

      Containment

    • D. 

      Peace Corps

  • 4. 
    Allied commander and five star general in the U.S. army. This man headed the U.S. army in Japan and Korea but was fired by Truman for questioning the actions of his superiors in the midst of the Korean war. He was the supreme allied commander during the Cold War in 1945. Who was he?
    • A. 

      Douglas MacArthur

    • B. 

      John Burgoyne

    • C. 

      Zachary Taylor

    • D. 

      Erwin Rommel

  • 5. 
    In 1901 the United States and Great Britain created an agreement in which the United States would receive exclusive rights to construct the Panama Canal, and presumably control and fortify it. In previous years the agreement had been that the United States and Britain would build and fortify the canal jointly. Which treaty is this referring to?
    • A. 

      Hay-Buanu-Vanilla Treaty

    • B. 

      Hay-Pauncefote Treaty

    • C. 

      Clayton-Bulwar Treaty

    • D. 

      Pinckey Treaty

  • 6. 
    This was the author of the famous pamphlet, Common Sense. Who was he/she?
    • A. 

      Thomas Paine

    • B. 

      Dorothea Dix

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 7. 
    Which American president's social reform policies were referred to as the Great Society?
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

  • 8. 
    This organization was headed by George Creel. The purpose of this committee was to mobilize people's minds for war, both in America and abroad. Tried to get the entire U.S. public to support U.S. involvement in WWI. Creel's organization, employed some 150,000 workers at home and oversees. He proved that words were indeed weapons. This organization was dubbed...
    • A. 

      OPEC

    • B. 

      CPI

    • C. 

      NOW

    • D. 

      NAACP

  • 9. 
    Judicial Review was established in which of the following court cases?
    • A. 

      Marbury v. Madison

    • B. 

      Brown v. Board of Education

    • C. 

      Roe v. Wade

    • D. 

      Cohen's v. Virginia

  • 10. 
    An attack made by American General "Mad Anthony Wayne" against invading Indians from the northwest. The defeat of the Indians ended the alliance made with the British and Indians. This battle was known as?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Fallen Timber

    • B. 

      Bay of Pigs

    • C. 

      Battle of Thames

    • D. 

      Bull Run

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