Advance Placement US History Exam Practice!

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This is a practice test for students preparing for the AP US History exam. It has got questions from the historical events of the United States, and history requires to be remembered. Let's see how much do you remember about the past.


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  • 1. 
    ACCORDING TO THE DOCTRINE OF "POPULAR SOVEREIGNTY." THE SLAVERY QUESTION DECIDED BY  
    • A. 

      CONGRESS

    • B. 

      THE POPULAR VOTE IN EACH TERRITORY

    • C. 

      A SUPREME COURT RULING.

    • D. 

      AN EXECUTIVE ORDER

    • E. 

      A NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE

  • 2. 
    COLONIAL OPPOSITION TO THE STAMP ACT TOOK ALL OF THE FOLLOWING FORMS EXCEPT
    • A. 

      TARRING AND FEATHERING TAX COLLECTORS

    • B. 

      A BOYCOTT AGAINST BRITISH GOODS

    • C. 

      A MEETING OF A SPECIAL CONGRESS TO ASK FOR A REPEAL OF THE TAX

    • D. 

      WEARING "HOMESPUN" CLOTHING.

    • E. 

      THE DUMPING OF BRITISH TEA INTO THE BOSTON HARBOR.

  • 3. 
    PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN PUBLICLY JUSTIFIED HIS USE OF THE ATOMIC BOMB ON HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI BY
    • A. 

      ASSESSING THE RISK OF SOVIET DOMINATION OF ASIA IF THE BOMB HAD NOT BEEN USED.

    • B. 

      CALCULATING THE LOSS OF AMERICAN LIFE IN CONVENTIONAL MILITARY INVASION OF JAPAN.

    • C. 

      USING THE FEAR OF FASCISM AS JUSTIFICATION FOR THE DESTRUCTION.

    • D. 

      SEEKING REVENGE ON JAPAN FOR THE SURPRISE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR.

    • E. 

      RELEASING THE CONTENTS OF NSC-68.

  • 4. 
    HENRY CLAY'S "AMERICAN SYSTEM" SOUGHT TO  
    • A. 

      OPEN TRADE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE.

    • B. 

      STRENGTHEN THE U.S ECONOMY

    • C. 

      DIVIDE THE REPUBLICAN PARTY

    • D. 

      LOWER PROTECTIVE TARIFFS TO ENCOURAGE FOREIGN INVESTMENT

    • E. 

      ESTABLISH A TWO-TERM LIMIT FOR PRESIDENT