Advance AP US History Practice Test -II

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Advance AP US History Practice Test -II

Welcome learner, here comes an advanced level AP US History practice test for you. It will help you prepare for your next AP US History exam. Well, this quiz is going to be quite long, so take your notebook out and note down what answers you get wrong. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The term Reconstruction refers to the
    • A. 

      Period immediately following the Civil War

    • B. 

      The attempt to rebuild Atlanta

    • C. 

      The treatment of African Americans after the Emancipation Proclamation

    • D. 

      The Gettysburg struggle

    • E. 

      The attempt to change Confederate ideas about slavery

  • 2. 
    A minimal Reconstruction policy was favored by
    • A. 

      President Lincoln

    • B. 

      Congress

    • C. 

      Northern states

    • D. 

      The Supreme Court

    • E. 

      Republican senators

  • 3. 
    The man who became president of the United States after Lincoln's assassination was
    • A. 

      Robert Smalls

    • B. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • D. 

      William H. Seward

    • E. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 4. 
    Which of the following required 50 percent of southern voters to take an oath of loyalty to the Union before the southern states could regain their status as states?
    • A. 

      Wade Davis Bill

    • B. 

      Fourteenth Amendment

    • C. 

      Fifteenth Amendment

    • D. 

      Loyalty Act

    • E. 

      Tenure of Office Act

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following constitutional amendments abolished slavery?>
    • A. 

      Thirteenth

    • B. 

      Fourteenth

    • C. 

      Fifteenth

    • D. 

      Sixteenth

    • E. 

      Seventeenth

  • 6. 
    Black Codes showed that
    • A. 

      Southerners were willing to allow African Americans legal equality

    • B. 

      Southerners wanted African Americans to return to positions of servility

    • C. 

      Southerners were interested in improving the education of the freedmen

    • D. 

      The freedmen would be allowed to vote and participate in the political process

    • E. 

      The idea of 'seperate but equal' was already established

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following constitutional amendments abolished slavery?>
    • A. 

      Thirteenth

    • B. 

      Fourteenth

    • C. 

      Fifteenth

    • D. 

      Sixteenth

    • E. 

      Seventeenth

  • 8. 
    Which of the following constitutional amendments attempted to give civil rights to the former slaves?
    • A. 

      Thirteenth

    • B. 

      Fourteenth

    • C. 

      Fifteenth

    • D. 

      Sixteenth

    • E. 

      Seventeenth

  • 9. 
    Andrew Johnson was indicted by the House for his violation of the
    • A. 

      Civil RIghts Act of 1866

    • B. 

      Tenure of Office Act

    • C. 

      Wade Davis Bill

    • D. 

      Fourteenth Amendment

    • E. 

      Loyalty Act

  • 10. 
    For the South, recovery from devastation of the Civil War
    • A. 

      Would be a quick and easy process

    • B. 

      Would be long and difficult

    • C. 

      Was resisted by white society

    • D. 

      Depended on a new economic system

    • E. 

      Was complete by 1870

  • 11. 
    Andrew Johnson was indicted by the House for his violation of the
    • A. 

      Civil RIghts Act of 1866

    • B. 

      Tenure of Office Act

    • C. 

      Wade Davis Bill

    • D. 

      Fourteenth Amendment

    • E. 

      Loyalty Act

  • 12. 
    The federal agency designed to assist former slaves in making the economic adjustment to freedom was known as the
    • A. 

      Freedman's Bureau

    • B. 

      Department of Education

    • C. 

      African American Rights Association

    • D. 

      Liberty Association

    • E. 

      Southern Reconstruction Agency

  • 13. 
    Northerners who moved South during Reconstruction were called
    • A. 

      Scalawags

    • B. 

      Copperheads

    • C. 

      Klansmen

    • D. 

      Carpetbaggers

    • E. 

      Redeemers

  • 14. 
    As early as 1863, Lincoln proposed a plan for restoring southern state governments based on _______ percent of the voting population of 1860 taking a loyalty oath to the Union.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      50

  • 15. 
    Northerners who moved South during Reconstruction were called
    • A. 

      Scalawags

    • B. 

      Copperheads

    • C. 

      Klansmen

    • D. 

      Carpetbaggers

    • E. 

      Redeemers

  • 16. 
    The invention in the 1790s that permitted the great expansion of cotton cultivation was the
    • A. 

      Railroad

    • B. 

      Cotton gin

    • C. 

      Cotton reaper

    • D. 

      Steel plow

    • E. 

      Mechanical seed planter

  • 17. 
    As early as 1863, Lincoln proposed a plan for restoring southern state governments based on _______ percent of the voting population of 1860 taking a loyalty oath to the Union.
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      25

    • E. 

      50

  • 18. 
    Slavery would not have lasted as long as it did except for
    • A. 

      The place it held in the southern economy

    • B. 

      The South's lack of moral sensitivity

    • C. 

      The willingness of slaves to submit to the system

    • D. 

      The North's lack of interest in the problem

    • E. 

      The constant supply of slaves from Africa

  • 19. 
    About _________ percent of whites in the South in 1860 were large landowners wth dozens of slaves.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      40

    • E. 

      50

  • 20. 
    Slavery would not have lasted as long as it did except for
    • A. 

      The place it held in the southern economy

    • B. 

      The South's lack of moral sensitivity

    • C. 

      The willingness of slaves to submit to the system

    • D. 

      The North's lack of interest in the problem

    • E. 

      The constant supply of slaves from Africa

  • 21. 
    About _________ percent of whites in the South in 1860 were large landowners wth dozens of slaves.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      40

    • E. 

      50

  • 22. 
    In the South, social prestige and influence were determined by
    • A. 

      Birth order and family heritage

    • B. 

      Ties to prominent, English families

    • C. 

      The ownership of slaves

    • D. 

      The region of the South where one lived

    • E. 

      The amount of land one owned

  • 23. 
    Most African Americans experienced slavery
    • A. 

      On farms

    • B. 

      In mines and small factories

    • C. 

      In small southern towns

    • D. 

      On plantations

    • E. 

      In large southern cities

  • 24. 
    Most African Americans experienced slavery
    • A. 

      On farms

    • B. 

      In mines and small factories

    • C. 

      In small southern towns

    • D. 

      On plantations

    • E. 

      In large southern cities

  • 25. 
    In the South, social prestige and influence were determined by
    • A. 

      Birth order and family heritage

    • B. 

      Ties to prominent, English families

    • C. 

      The ownership of slaves

    • D. 

      The region of the South where one lived

    • E. 

      The amount of land one owned

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