United States History

All the following turned people in the United States against the Vietnam War EXCEPT:

(A) the Kent State and Jackson State massacres
(B) publication of the Pentagon Papers
(C) disclosure of the bombing of Cambodia
(D) repeal of the Tonkin Gulf Resolution
(E) revulsion against the horrors of war as shown on television news broadcasts
United States History

By 1920 the United States had acquired partial or total control over all the following EXCEPT:

(A) The Monroe Doctrine
(B) The Platt Amendment
(C) The Hawaiian constitution
(D) The Hay–Bunau-Varilla Treaty
(E) The Open Door Policy
United States History

All the following advances were made in race relations in the United States between 1940 and 1960 EXCEPT:

(A) In Brown Vs. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court declared that segregated public schools were unconstitutional.
(B) Public transportation was desegregated.
(C) Major league baseball was desegregated.
(D) The Chinese Exclusion Act was repealed.
(E) A voting rights act was passed.
United States History

The Articles of Confederation

(A) were ratified by 9 of the 13 states and then became law
(B) fixed the amount of the Revolutionary War debt Congress would have to repay
(C) did not provide for an executive or judicial branch of the national government
(D) established a strong central authority over the individual states
(E) apportioned representation of each state according to its population
United States History

Why had Great Britain failed to enforce the Navigation Acts before 1763?

(A) Smuggling had made the colonies, and therefore Britain, wealthier.
(B) The royal governors in the colonies were disloyal to British interests.
(C) Britain had no interest in what went on in the American colonies.
(D) British representatives found it impossible to enforce laws that so many colonists were determined to ignore.
(E) The colonists threatened the lives and property of the people paid to enforce the Navigation Acts.
United States History

Most of the noncitizens who settled in Western European countries in the second half of the twentieth century originally came to Western Europe to

(A) consolidate the European Economic Community agreements
(B) find employment
(C) do graduate work in the universities
(D) participate in the democratic political process
(E) avoid forced military conscription in their native land
United States History

All the following were important influences on the framers of the Constitution EXCEPT:

(A) the Magna Carta
(B) the English Bill of Rights
(C) the Roman republic
(D) The Spirit of the Laws
(E) the Federalist Papers
United States History

African Americans traveled west after the Civil War for all the following reasons EXCEPT:

(A) the lightbulb
(B) the telephone
(C) the air brake
(D) the cotton gin
(E) the typewriter
United States History

2015 AP U.S. History Practice Exam Multiple-Choice Questions 5

Questions 4 – 7 refer to the graph below.

The migrants represented by the graph most typically settled in which of the following regions of the United States?

(A) The Northeast
(B) The Southeast
(C) The Southwest
(D) The West Coast
United States History

In the late 1870s, the Republican Party was divided primarily over the issue of

(A) the gold standard
(B) civil-service reform
(C) racial segregation
(D) women’s rights
(E) raising taxes