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CLEP History of the United States I: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Which American Indian tribe did Jackson force to leave their land, even though they had adopted 'white' ways?

Question 2 2. What role did William Henry Harrison play in the War of 1812?

Question 3 3. Which of the following accurately describes Republicanism in the American Enlightenment?

Question 4 4. Which of the following was a part of the Slave Code?

Question 5 5. Why does the Fourth Amendment prevent the police from invading your home without a warrant or other legal authority to do so?

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Question 6 6. What was the significance of the Reconstruction era for African Americans?

Question 7 7. What was unusual about the first draft of the Declaration and Independence regarding slavery?

Question 8 8. Which region was most strongly influenced by the Second Great Awakening?

Question 9 9. Which answer best categorizes Franklin Pierce's policies as president?

Question 10 10. Which of the following was NOT part of the Compromise of 1850

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Question 11 11. The theory most scholars believe best explains how the first group of people came to the Americas is _____.

Question 12 12. The Incas came from what is today _____

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements about so-called copperheads and bushwhackers is true?

Question 14 14. Why did King George II create the colony of Georgia by signing James Oglethorpe's charter?

Question 15 15. John Brown led a raid on a government arsenal in Harpers Ferry, _____.

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Question 16 16. Why was being taxed by the British a problem for the colonists?

Question 17 17. The American Enlightenment emphasized all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 18 18. Which of the following situations was a result of the American Revolution?

Question 19 19. Why did some Americans fight for the Loyalists after 1775?

Question 20 20. Which of the following was NOT a goal of Lincoln's Reconstruction plan?

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Question 21 21. With which statement would Radical Republicans have most likely agreed?

Question 22 22. De Tocqueville and Beaumont's visit to the United States was under the guise of investigating American _____l, but the real reason they came was _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following regarding the 1828 election is FALSE?

Question 24 24. Amerigo Vespucci's biggest legacy was _____.

Question 25 25. In the complex social system in New Spain, why were Creoles considered lower ranking than Peninsulares?

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Question 26 26. How did Hamilton and the Federalists & Jefferson and the Republicans influence the US Federal Government?

Question 27 27. Which power did the central government not have under the Articles of Confederation?

Question 28 28. An honorable Southern gentleman did NOT feel the need to defend _____ as a priority.

Question 29 29. Which best describes the federal government's position on building transportation networks?

Question 30 30. Which is NOT a common criticism of the Emancipation Proclamation?

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Question 31 31. Why did General Lee initially go towards the Appomattox Courthouse in April 1865?

Question 32 32. What conflict sparked the Battle of Fort Sumter?

Question 33 33. Which of the following correctly shows the events in the order in which they occurred?

Question 34 34. Why did American exports increase by 585% between 1792 and 1807?

Question 35 35. What was the purpose of normal schools in the year 1823?

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Question 36 36. Tyler's attempt to annex Texas during his presidency _____.

Question 37 37. How and why did Henry Clay impact the political career of John Tyler?

Question 38 38. Finding a Northwest Passage was the hope of many European merchants and monarchs including the _____.

Question 39 39. The colonists of Jamestown faced numerous serious issues during the early years of their settlement, some of which were _____.

Question 40 40. Which was NOT part of the Boston Tea Party event?

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Question 41 41. During the Second Great Awakening an influential revivalist was known for his preaching on being 'born again.' What was his name?

Question 42 42. How does Fetterman's Massacre compare to the massacre at Wounded Knee?

Question 43 43. How did Adams differ from Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe?

Question 44 44. Because a Peninsular was born in Spain and a Creole was born in the Americas, in the Spanish colonial system...

Question 45 45. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

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Question 46 46. Which was America's first coeducational college?

Question 47 47. Why did General Grant consider the battle in the Wilderness a success?

Question 48 48. Why did Republicans have an advantage in the 1860 presidential election?

Question 49 49. What was significant about the election of 1800?

Question 50 50. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the Oregon Trail?

CLEP History of the United States I: Study Guide & Test Prep Final Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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