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Chapter Six Remediation (due THURSDAY 10/29)
Directions:

Below are the questions that APUSH scored lower than 60% proficiency.

1. Copy all question stems (BUT NOT ALL OF THE ANSWER CHOICES) in their entirety (include the question number).

2. Write out the correct answer with a BLOCK CAPITAL preceding your answer.

3. When finished, go back and copy your answer choices (with question numbers) in numbered answer key in the top left corner of the front page. It’ll make it easier for me to check.

Last name, First Name

Period
Chapter Number

1. E 1. Which of the following quotes best relates the feelings of “average Joes”?

2. F E) You the real MVP

3. A 2. "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do….

4. R F) Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem



5. ETC….

Score 70% or higher and you will receive a 10% boost to your quiz score. Score less than 70% but more than 51% and you will receive that percentage of the boost. Score 50% or lower and you just wasted both of our time.


1.

In The Federalist, No. 10, James Madison maintained that the constitutional government would

A)

prevent any one faction from becoming dominant.

B)

eliminate the need for political parties.

C)

protect the rights of individual states against abuses by the central government.

D)

bring focus and order to American foreign policy.




2.

Which of the following was true under the Articles of Confederation?

A)

Bills required a unanimous vote to become laws.

B)

Most of the power remained with the states.

C)

Congress could tax the states and individuals, if necessary.

D)

Amendments could be passed with a majority of states approving.




3.

The Patriots succeeded in the American Revolution mainly because

A)

about one-third of the population strongly supported the war and were willing to finance the fighting through inflation.

B)

British officers committed an incredible series of blunders.

C)

guerrilla fighters in the Patriot militias wore down British troops, even though the Continental army rarely won a battle.

D)

the number of Loyalists and Indians who supported the British was never very large.



4.

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes what occurred at Valley Forge in the winter of 1777–1778?

A)

Of the 30,000 troops encamped at Valley Forge, one-third deserted and another third died of malnutrition or disease before the winter was over.

B)

Even though the Continental army was ill-equipped, the British troops in nearby Philadelphia also struggled to find adequate food and shelter during the harsh winter.

C)

Through the training of Baron von Steuben, the Continental army emerged as a much tougher and better-disciplined force.

D)

The sufferings of the Continental army were largely a myth, disseminated to win sympathy for the Patriot cause; actually, the Continental troops suffered relatively little.




5.

Pennsylvania's democratic constitution of 1776

A)

was widely admired by Patriots in other states, but wartime conditions made it impossible for them to adopt all of its features.

B)

was ignored by leading Patriots in other states whose attention was focused on local concerns.

C)

alarmed leading Patriots in other states, most of whom did not believe in democracy.

D)

was viewed skeptically by Patriots in other states until John Adams wrote a book demonstrating how reasonable and workable it was.

HI. IF YOU DON’T DO THE ANSWER KEY THAT MAKES IT EASIER FOR ME TO GRADE I’LL BASICALLY KNOW THAT YOU’RE COPYING FROM SOMEONE ELSE. BUT IT WILL STILL HAPPEN. MAYBE YOU’LL SAY YOU DIDN’T SEE IT. LOL. ANYWAYS, THANKS FOR MAKING THE EFFORT. I’M HAPPY WITH HOW YOU GUYS ARE DOING. IT WILL GET BETTER. IT TAKES TIME TO ACCLIMATE.



When finished, go back and copy your answer choices (with question numbers) in numbered answer key in the top left corner of the front page. It’ll make it easier for me to check.


6.

The Philadelphia convention established that

A)

no state could reclaim a slave who had taken refuge in a free state.

B)

slavery would be phased out gradually within twenty years after ratification of the Constitution.

C)

Congress could make no law regulating the importation of slaves until 1808.

D)

slavery would be abolished twenty years after ratification of the Constitution.




7.

Which of the following was a British victory in the South during the Revolutionary War?




A) Yorktown B) King's Mountain C) Camden D) Cowpens




8.

What happened to the property of Loyalists during the Revolution?

A)

The Continental Congress auctioned off most of the lands to raise money for the army.

B)

Most of the lands of wealthy Loyalists were seized by local governments and redistributed among Patriot tenant farmers.

C)

Most Loyalist property was not seized because doing so would violate America's republican principles.

D)

Most state governments seized Loyalist lands and redistributed them among Patriot landowners.




9.

Of the following Patriots, who was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention?




A) Thomas Jefferson B) John Adams C) Sam Adams D) James Madison




10.

The Land Ordinance of 1785 and the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 did all of the following except

A)

sell land in large blocks that only well-to-do farmers and land speculators could easily afford.

B)

set out a rectangular-grid system of surveying land.

C)

set aside money from land sales for public schools.

D)

specified that western lands would be preferentially sold to property-less persons.




11.

The British response after the Battle of Saratoga was

A)

to ally itself with Spain.

C)

to seek a negotiated settlement.

B)

to double the size of its army in the colonies.

D)

rioting in London as the people demanded a victory.




12.

At the Battle of Long Island in August 1776,

A)

British troops forced the Americans to retreat to Manhattan Island.

B)

General Washington and the Continental army won their first major victory over British forces.

C)

General Howe obtained the unconditional surrender of the Continental troops and General Washington barely escaped.

D)

Benedict Arnold surrendered a strategic fort to the British, helping them to win the battle and almost capture General Washington.




13.

The Continental army

A)

numbered 75,000 men at its peak.

B)

consisted mainly of yeomen farmers and well-to-do young Patriots.

C)

enlisted most of its recruits from the lower ranks of society, poor native-born youths, and older foreign-born men.

D)

had better morale and discipline than the British army because it was fighting for a patriotic cause.




14.

Which of the following statements most accurately characterizes postwar trends in American trade?

A)

In the absence of British trade restrictions, the production of tobacco and indigo boomed.

B)

The war had destroyed many American merchant ships, which reduced the export of tobacco and other farm goods.

C)

American exports plummeted amid a severe postwar depression.

D)

Domestic industries, which during the war supplied products unavailable from Britain, flourished.




15.

Which of the following was a weakness that the Patriots faced at the beginning of the Revolutionary War?

A)

Lack of a strong, central government

C)

No reliable source of tax revenue

B)

Militias that refused to march to distant battles

D)

A poorly trained army

HI. IF YOU DON’T DO THE ANSWER KEY THAT MAKES IT EASIER FOR ME TO GRADE I’LL BASICALLY KNOW THAT YOU’RE COPYING FROM SOMEONE ELSE. BUT IT WILL STILL HAPPEN. MAYBE YOU’LL SAY YOU DIDN’T SEE IT. LOL. ANYWAYS, THANKS FOR MAKING THE EFFORT. I’M HAPPY WITH HOW YOU GUYS ARE DOING. IT WILL GET BETTER. IT TAKES TIME TO ACCLIMATE.



When finished, go back and copy your answer choices (with question numbers) in numbered answer key in the top left corner of the front page. It’ll make it easier for me to check.


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