APUSH Period 3 Multiple Choice
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In the decades before the American Revolution, the English colonial westward movement:
disrupted the existing French-Indian fur trade
'as they moved west in the decades before the revolution English colonists antagonized the Indians who lived there and disrupted their fur trading with the French'
The Proclamation of 1763 prohibiting colonial migration west of the Appalachians resulted from all of the following except:
Parliament's decision to punish the colonies for refusing to pay taxes.
'Parliament didn't pass the Proc. of '63 to punish the colonists, it was passed before the colonies started resisting taxes'
Which of the following was a primary reason why Indian tribes attempted to form advantageous alliances with other tribes and European countries during the mid-to-late 1700s?
They wanted to limit the movement of white settlers.
Which of the following set of historical events is in the correct chronological order?
Stamp Act, Committees of Correspondence, Boston Tea Party, Intolerable Acts
Which of the following is not correctly identified?
The Declaratory Act -- reasserted the supremacy of the British king over the colonies
'Declaratory Act was Parliament saying they could pass whatever taxes they wanted to over the colonies, they just weren't at the time'
Which of the following contributed the least to the growing colonial sentiment toward independence in the 1770s?
Frustration over the British government's refusal to send troops to protect the colonies from Indian attacks.
'There were troops there, they were just ticking the colonists off even more'
Despite England's superior military, industrialized economy, and larger population, the colonists were ultimately able to succeed in their war for independence because they possessed all of the following except:
overwhelming popular support.
'more than a few American colonists had an extreme distaste for the war'
Which of the following is properly matched?
Jay's Treaty- the British promised to abandon their forts in the NW, which averted another war.
The XYZ Affair, Sedition Act, and Convention of 1800:
demonstrated the challenges America faced as result of the French Revolution and the spread of its ideals.
The Alien and Sedition Acts did all of the following except:
ease popular fears of an imminent war with France by quieting public criticism and opening direct negotiations with the French government.
'it actually did the exact opposite'
Which of the following Enlightenment thinkers is correctly matched?
John Locke -- natural rights
Thomas Paine's "Common Sense" was:
a widely read criticism of continued British rule of the colonies
The Articles of Confederation suffered from all of the following weaknesses except:
prohibiting amendments to the original articles
'it wasn't prohibited, it was just annoyingly difficult'
Which of the following exposed the inability of the federal government under the Articles of Confederation to put down civil unrest and promoted calls for a new, stronger central government?
Which of the following compromises at the constitutional convention was least likely the result of regional and sectional differences in the United States?
The Great Compromise, which provided for a bicameral legislature with states receiving proportional representation in the House and Senate.
All of the following contributed to the ratification of the Constitution except:
the unanimous support of all of the major patriot leaders and founding fathers.
'many of the major patriot leaders and founding fathers were anti-federalists'
Which of the following was not a provision of Hamilton's financial plan?
taxing the states to pay off the war debt
Who famously admonished her husband to "Remember the Ladies"?
After ratification, constitutional compromises remained the most controversial in what area?
Which of the following was an outcome of the American Revolution?
It inspired a number of other independence movements
'i.e. the French and Haitian Revolutions'
The march of the Paxton Boys demonstrated:
many western settler's desire for Indian lands.
Which of the following groups of immigrants heavily settled along the western frontier of Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia and later led to the Paxton and Regulator uprisings?
During the second half of the 1700s, the Spanish:
settlements provided for significant cultural blending.
The Northwest Ordinance of 1787, considered by many the only great achievement of the Articles of Confederation Congress apart from the Declaration of Independence, did all of the following except:
set aside large reservations for Indian tribes in the area, guaranteeing a generation if mostly peaceful relations with American Indians.
Which of the following best describes the outcome of the Battle of Fallen Timbers?
The US Army won a decisive victory, effectively cutting off Indian resistance in the NW Territory for almost 20 years.
In the 1790s, the United States successfully negotiated free navigation of the Mississippi River with:
The Democratic-Republicans favored:
In which area did the Federalists and Democratic-Republicans most agree?
Which of the following most clearly contributed to the growing regional differences over the issue of slavery in the late 1700s?
The invention of the cotton gin by Eli Whitney, which greatly increased the profitability of cotton growing.
Which of the following best describes "republican motherhood"?
It encouraged women to instill virtues and civic values into their sons.
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