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Updated on Jan 2, 2019. Posted on Apr 5, 2017

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

Only the strong survive.

  1. What did the Mayflower Compact do?

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

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  3. What is mercantilism?

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    Having a bunch of gold is important, too.

  4. What year was the Boston Massacre?

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  5. The Federalist Papers were written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and who?

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  6. What 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

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

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    AKA King Andrew.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. What is the 14th Amendment?

  15. What did the Compromise of 1877 do?

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  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. Ida Tarbell is a famous example of what?

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    Wrong! 

    She wrote The History of the Standard Oil Company.

  19. The Scopes trial was primarily about what?

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    Williams Jennings Bryan got his clocked cleaned, remember.

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

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