APUSH 1st Semester Exam!

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APUSH 1st Semester Exam!

Your studies have led you to this moment, folks, it’s time for your APUSH 1st Semester Exam. Have you been paying enough attention in class, or is your knowledge on US History a little more lacking than it should be? We’re about to find out! Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are the main goals of the Albany Congress of 1754?
    • A. 

      Promote colonial unity

    • B. 

      Declare Independence from Britain

    • C. 

      Secure the allegiance of the Iroquois Confederation

    • D. 

      Boycott

  • 2. 
    BF's plan for colonial home rule was rejected by the individual colonies because:
    • A. 

      It did not seem to give enough independence to the colonies

    • B. 

      It was too costly

    • C. 

      Not all the colonies agreed on it

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Ascension of George III to throne

    • B. 

      The Development of American colonies' governments

    • C. 

      The debt of the French and Indian war

    • D. 

      Necessity to revisit benefits of mercantilism

  • 4. 
    After 1763, British Imperial Systems threatened:
    • A. 

      Boston Smugglers

    • B. 

      Farmers wanting to settle in Ohio River valley

    • C. 

      Newspaper editors and lawyers

    • D. 

      Land speculators with interest West of Appalachians

    • E. 

      Spanish traders

  • 5. 
    Who is most associated with "city upon a hill"
  • 6. 
    The Federalist Papers were written in response to bitter disputes in what state?
  • 7. 
    During William Henry Harrison's presidential campaign, he was made to look like a:
    • A. 

      Black Man

    • B. 

      Rich Southern Planter

    • C. 

      War General

    • D. 

      Poor western farmer

  • 8. 
    Andrew Jackson differed from all the presidents who preceded him in that he:
    • A. 

      Had an affair with his wife

    • B. 

      Hailed from the west

    • C. 

      Was from the North

    • D. 

      Advocated States Rights

  • 9. 
    Who was the leader of the Radical Republicans during Reconstruction?
    • A. 

      Charles Sumner

    • B. 

      John C. Fremont

    • C. 

      Thaddeus Stephens

    • D. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • E. 

      Frederick Douglass

  • 10. 
    Massive wave of religious revival that spread through the British colonies of North America during the mid-18th century. Emphasized individuality and may have helped spark the revolution fervor. What is being described?
  • 11. 
    Economic concept that the world has limited resources and countries should accumulate the most to become most powerful; let to extensive colonization. Based on the idea, prosperity of a nation is dependent upon its supply of capital. What is being described?
  • 12. 
    The Black codes did all of the following except what to the blacks?
    • A. 

      Forbidding them to sit on juries

    • B. 

      Limiting their right to testify against white men

    • C. 

      Forbid them from carrying weapons in public places

    • D. 

      Allowing them to vote

    • E. 

      Forbid them from working in certain occupations

  • 13. 
    Who's the father of the constitution?
    • A. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • B. 

      James Monroe

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 14. 
    The Kentucky and Virginia resolutions were composed by Jefferson and Madison in response to what?
    • A. 

      Embargo Act

    • B. 

      Coercive Acts

    • C. 

      Alien and Sedition Acts

    • D. 

      Tariff of Abominations

    • E. 

      XYZ Affair

  • 15. 
    What supreme court established the doctrine of judicial review of laws made in Congress?
    • A. 

      Fletcher vs Peck

    • B. 

      Marbury Vs Madison

    • C. 

      Gibbons VS Ogden

    • D. 

      Albert Vs Homosexuality

    • E. 

      Marshall Vs Virginia

  • 16. 
    What was the first man-made canal in US; stimulated large canal construction and connected east and west?
    • A. 

      Erie Canal

    • B. 

      Michigan Canal

    • C. 

      Panama Canal

    • D. 

      Alaskan Canal

    • E. 

      Miri's

  • 17. 
    What is the name of this piece's school of painting in the US?
    • A. 

      American Realism

    • B. 

      Emblematic Portraits

    • C. 

      Luminism

    • D. 

      American Impressionist School of Art

    • E. 

      Hudson River School