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AP U.S History Quiz

Question 1 of 10


In an effort to thwart Progressive state legislation, the Supreme Court reinterpreted

Select one of the following:

  • It's original ruling in Plessy v. Ferguson

  • The Theory of Social Darwinism

  • It's earliest antitrust suit in the E.C Knight v. United States case

  • The property clause of the Sixteenth Amendment

  • The "due process" clause of the Fourteenth Amendment


Question 2 of 10


"Stagflation,” an economic problem characterized by high inflation at a time of slow economic growth, plagued the administration of

Select one of the following:

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • Richard M. Nixon

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

  • Harry S. Truman

  • Ronald Reagan


Question 3 of 10


The Constitution provided for both the federal governments and the states to share the power to

Select one of the following:

  • Coin money

  • Regulate Interstate Commerce

  • Establish Post Offices

  • Control the State Militias

  • Admit New States


Question 4 of 10


The Nineteenth Amendment achieved one of the goals of the Progressives by

Select one of the following:

  • Granting women the right to vote

  • Establishing Prohibition

  • Providing for the direct election of senators

  • Ensuring citizenship rights for African-Americans

  • Establishing term limits for elected officials


Question 5 of 10


The primary goal of the antebellum Liberty part was to

Select one of the following:

  • Ensure women's suffrage

  • Prevent the expansion of slavery into new territories

  • Oppose industrial capitalism and ensure the rights of factory workers

  • Limit foreign immigration to Northern cities

  • Promote free transportation on the new railroads spreading throughout the nation


Question 6 of 10


The onset of the Panic of 1837 and Great Depression shared which of the following causes?

Select one of the following:

  • Over speculation on the stock market

  • The lack of standardized currency

  • Overproduction of war goods

  • Unregulated banking systems

  • Over speculation in western land sales


Question 7 of 10


Reflecting a new focus on individualism, which of the following authors created the character of “Natty Bumppo,” a rugged frontiersman who struggled against the disorders of his society?

Select one of the following:

  • Frederick Jackson Turner

  • Henry David Thoreau

  • James Fenimore Cooper

  • Henry Wadsworth

  • Theodore Dwight Weld


Question 8 of 10


In April 1775, “the shot heard round the world” occurred at Lexington when British soldiers clashed with Massachusetts minutemen. The reason that General Gage dispatched troops to Lexington and concord was to

Select one of the following:

  • Arrest radical leaders and seize stockpiled weapons

  • Save Governor Thomas Hutchinson after the Boston Tea Party

  • Enlist the support of the colon's committee of correspondence

  • Suppress violent reactions to the Stamp Act

  • Help benedict Arnold escape capture


Question 9 of 10


The Bank War pitted Nicholas Biddle, Henry Clay, and the National Republicans against President Andrew Jackson and Secretary of Treasury Roger B. Taney ultimately. Ultimately, Jackson and Taney destroyed the bank by:

Select one of the following:

  • Revoking the Bank Charter in 1828

  • Proving that the creation of the B.U.S was unconstitutional

  • Placing deposits of federal tax money in state banks

  • Failing to enforce Marshalls decision in Fletcher v. Peck


Question 10 of 10


Many colonial assemblies imposed taxes to support official churches. All of the following colonies had established churches except:

Select one of the following:

  • Massachusetts

  • Virginia

  • Georgia

  • New Hampshire

  • Rhode Island