34. Washingtonʼs Proclamation of Neutrality, Whiskey Rebellion, Washingtonʼs Farewell Address, 1796 – ELECTION OF 1796 = PARTY POLITICS 37. XYZ Affair, Alien & Sedition Acts, Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions, – 1799, DEATH OF WASHINGTON 40. Election of Midnight judges, 1801
FRQ 1983 What evidence is there for the assertion that the basic principles of the Constitution were firmly grounded in the political and religious experience of America’s colonial and revolutionary periods? 1991 “The Bill of Rights did not come from a desire to protect the liberties won in the American Revolution, but rather from a fear of powers of the new federal government.” Assess the validity of the statement Analyze the degree to which the Articles of Confederation provided an effective form of government with respect to any TWO of the following. – Foreign relations – Economic conditions – Western lands 2003 Evaluate the extent to which the Articles of Confederation were effective in solving the problems that confronted the new nation.
2005b To what extent was the American Constitution a radical departure from the Articles of Confederation? 2006b “The United States Constitution of 1787 represented an economic and ideological victory for the traditional American political elite.” Assess the validity of that statement for the period 1781 to Analyze the reasons for the Anti-Federalists’ opposition to ratifying the Constitution. 2009b Analyze how the ideas and experiences of the revolutionary era influenced the principles embodied in the Articles of Confederation. 2011b Analyze the ways in which the political, economic, and diplomatic crises of the 1780s shaped the provisions of the United States Constitution.
1972 “There is no American history separate from the history of Europe.” Test this generalization by examining the impact of European events on the domestic politics of the United States from 1789 to “Between 1783 and 1800 the new government of the United States faced the same political, economic and constitutional issues that troubles the British government’s relations with the colonies prior to the Revolution.” Assess the validity of this generalization To what extent did political parties contribute to the development of national unity in the United States between 1790 and 1840 ? 2013 Analyze the ways in which the United States sought to advance its interests in world affairs between 1789 and 1823.
DBQ 2009 From 1775 to 1830, many African Americans gained freedom from slavery, yet during the same period the institution of slavery expanded. Explain why BOTH of those changes took place. Analyze the ways that BOTH free African Americans and enslaved African Americans responded to the challenges confronting them.
1981 How and why did the lives and status of Northern middle-class women change between 1776 and 1876? 2013 Analyze the causes of growing opposition to slavery in the United States from 1776 to In your response, consider both underlying forces and specific events that contributed to the growing opposition.
2006 Discuss the changing ideals of American womanhood between the American Revolution (1770’s) and the outbreak of the Civil War. What factors fostered the emergence of a “republican motherhood” and the “cult of domesticity”? Assess the extent to which these ideals influenced the lives of women during this period. In your answer be sure to consider issues of race and class. APUSH Test Writers
UNIT 5: REPUBLICANS, JEFFERSON, AND THE WEST ( ) A View of New Orleans Taken from the Plantation of Marigny, John B. de Woiseri, 1803.
42. Marbury v. Madison, Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark expedition, Trial of Aaron Burr, Jefferson's embargo, War of 1812 ( ) 48. Hartford Convention, Treaty of Ghent, Battle of New Orleans, 1815
51. The American System, Era of Good Feelings, McCulloch v. Maryland, Adams-Onis Treaty, Missouri Compromise, First Lowell factory opened, Monroe Doctrine, Election of 1824
FRQ 2006b In what ways and to what extent was industrial development from 1800 to 1860 a factor in the relationship between northern and southern states? 2007 In what ways did the Second Great Awakening in the North influence TWO of the following? – Abolitionism – Temperance – The cult of domesticity – Utopian communities 2008 Analyze the impact of the market revolution (1815–1860) on the economies of TWO of the following regions. – The Northeast – The Midwest – The South 2012 Analyze how western expansion contributed to growing sectional tensions between the North and the South. Confine your answer to the period from 1800 to Compare the expansionist foreign policies of Presidents Thomas Jefferson and James K. Polk. To what extent did their policies strengthen the United States? 1975 “The Era of Good Feeling ( ) marked the appearance of issues that transformed American politics in the next twenty years.” Assess the validity of this generalization.
DBQ 2010b The issue of territorial expansion sparked considerable debate in the period 1800–1855. Analyze this debate and evaluate the influence of both supporters and opponents of territorial expansion in shaping federal government policy. 2002b Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the “Era of Good Feelings.” Evaluate the accuracy of this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism. Use the documents and your knowledge of the period 1815–1825 to construct your answer. 2011b Explain the ways that participation in political campaigns and elections in the United States changed between 1815 and 1840, and analyze forces and events that led to these changes “Reform movements in the United States sought to expand democratic ideals.” Assess the validity of this statement with specific reference to the years 1825–1850.