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APUSH Period 3-Unit 3 Practice Quiz
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The ideas expressed in the excerpt best reflect which of the following historical processes?
The transmission of Enlightenment ideals across the Atlantic.
The concern in the petition about the effect of taxation is best understood in the continuity with which of the following earlier developments?
The revolt against British imperial control of the North American colonies.
The ratification of the United States Constitution despite the "resistance" described in the excerpt is best understood in the context of which of the following developments?
The agreement by some state delegates to pursue a Bill of Rights
Britain attempted to pay for the debt resulting from the Seven Years' War (French and Indian War) by
increasing taxes on goods bought and sold in the colonies
After the French and Indian War, British political leaders were determined to
require the North American colonies to pay a greater share of the empire's administrative expenses
A major consequence of the French and Indian War of 1754-1763 was the
imposition of new taxes on the British North American colonies
Which of the following is the most likely reason why Adams dates the beginning of the American Revolution to the 1760s?
Renewed efforts by Great Britain to consolidate imperial control over the colonies
Which of the following would have been most likely to agree with the sentiments expressed in the excerpt?
Merchants in New England
The British Crown's response to actions like those in the excerpt was to
declare the American colonies to be in open rebellion
The language and themes of the excerpt were most directly inspired by the
Declaration of Independence
Which of the following statements best explains the change over time in the composition of legislatures depicted in the graph?
The concept of republican self-government encouraged individual talent.
Which of the following most appropriately characterizes the violence exhibited in such episodes as Bacon's Rebellion, the Boston Tea Party, Shays' Rebellion, and the Whiskey Rebellion?
Violence was directed at "outsiders" or representatives of distant authority.
Which of the following statements about conditions under slavery is best supported by the passage above?
Slaves maintained social networks among kindred and friends despite forced separations.
During the War for Independence, the principal reason the American government sought diplomatic recognition from foreign powers was to
facilitate the purchase of arms and borrowing of money from other nations
France negotiated a treaty of alliance with the new American nation in 1778 following
the defeat of the British General Burgoyne at Saratoga
The author claims in the excerpt that antislavery rhetoric in the late eighteenth century was based on
the belief that emancipated people would not be a presence in society
In which of the following ways did slavery change in the late 1700s?
The ideals of the American Revolution prompted some individuals and groups to call for the abolition of slavery.
During and immediately after the Revolutionary era, which of the following resulted most directly from the efforts of women such as those described in the excerpt?
The ideal that women would teach republican values
The Anti-Federalists' view of government power during the 1780s, as described in the excerpt, is best reflected by which of the following?
The existence of many state constitutions that limited executive authority
The purpose of the survey above was to
encourage settlement and to facilitate the sale of land sold in 640-acre lots
The rough map above was used by Thomas Jefferson to
begin planning the division of federal lands into new states
Which of the following contributed most directly to the change in the number of Africans transported to the New World after 1800?
The outlawing of the international slave trade by Great Britain and the United States
The views expressed in the excerpt contributed most directly to
the addition of the Bill of Rights shortly after the Constitution was adopted
The image most directly reflects the belief held by many in 1788 that
a stronger central government was a positive step
Which of the following issues did the framers of the United States Constitution most directly address?
The strengthening of central government powers
Arguments for creating a stronger federal government arose primarily as the result of long-term concerns about the
inability of the national government to maintain order under the Articles
The Constitutional Convention designed the electoral college to
insulate the presidency from the popular will
Which of the following was an important consequence of the debate over the Jay Treaty?
Strong disagreements over policy promoted the development of political parties.
Alexander Hamilton used the clause above to
convince the federal government to create the First Bank of the United States
The agreements made in the excerpt best reflect which of the following concerns in the United States during this period?
How to support western settlers beyond the Appalachian Mountains
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