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Updated on Apr 25, 2020. Posted on Apr 23, 2020

Can You Actually Pass This 11th-Grade AP US History Test?

Good luck!

  1. What is mercantilism?

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    Having a bunch of gold is important, too.

  2. What year was the Boston Massacre?

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  3. The Whig Party was formed in opposition to which president?

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    AKA King Andrew.

  4. What does this political cartoon best represent?

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    AKA the belief that everyone should stay the hell away from North and South America.

  5. The British policy of "salutary neglect" toward the American colonies meant what?

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  6. Americans who advocated for popular sovereignty wanted what?

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    Remember how Preston Brooks beat Charles Sumner over the head with a cane? That was wild.

  7. The Federalist Papers were written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and whom?

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  8. Which Supreme Court case established judicial review?

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    Marbury v. Madison's establishment of judicial review is basically the "mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell" of US history.

  9. What did the Mayflower Compact do?

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  10. What was the most violent slave rebellion that occurred in the United States?

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    Nat Turner, more than 150 other rebel slaves, and 55 to 65 white people were killed.

  11. Which of these statements about the Second Great Awakening is NOT true?

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    Methodists and Baptists actually saw their numbers go up.

  12. What did the Compromise of 1877 do?

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  13. What is the 14th Amendment?

  14. The Trail of Tears forced the relocation of which tribe, leading to the deaths of thousands of Native Americans?

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  15. What was one outcome of Dred Scott v. Sandford?

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    Essentially, slaves were considered the property of their slaveholders, not human beings with individual rights.

  16. Jane Addams' Hull House can be seen as an indirect result of what movement?

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  17. What did W.E.B. Du Bois believe was key to social change for African Americans?

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    Booker T. Washington advocated for vocational skills.

  18. The Scopes Trial was primarily about what?

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    Williams Jennings Bryan got his clock cleaned, remember.

  19. Ida Tarbell is a famous example of what?

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    She wrote The History of the Standard Oil Company.

  20. Brown v. Board of Education reversed which court case?

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