The flashcards below were created by user ineedacar on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. "in the 1500s, Native Americans possessed a wide range of comlex cultures." Each of the following gives evidence to support this statement EXCEPT:
    Native Americans' susceptibility to European diseases.
  2. Which of the following best describes the way Europeans treated Native Americans in the 1500s and 1600s?
    Native Americans were regarded as inferior people subject to Christian domination.
  3. Which of the following sources would be most useful in studying the development of Democratic institutions in the early colonial period?
    the Mayflower Compact
  4. The issue of religious toleration figured prominently in the founding of colonies by all of the following EXCEPT:
    James Oglethorpe
  5. Which of the following documents would be most useful in examining the origins of constitutional government in colonial America?
    the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut.
  6. The cheif purpose of mercantilism policies was to?
    strengthen the economy and power of the parent country.
  7. The Boston Tea party had which of the following causes?
    Parliament's efforts to improve the profits of the British East India Company.
  8. The sentiment expressed in this phrase from the Declaration of Independence, "...that whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [securing life, liberty, and property], it is the right of the people to alter and abolish it..." best expresses the political philosophy of
    John Locke
  9. Which of the following is a correct statement about the American colonies before the outbreak of the Revolutionary War?
    Except for a few radicals, Americans generally accepted the policies of George III's ministers.
  10. in his pamphlet Common Sense, Thomans Painedefended the idea of American Independence on the grounds that
    poeple should not pledge allegiance to a king and a corrupt government
  11. Enlightenment philosphers believed in all of the following ideas EXCEPT:
    God is the primary authority for government
  12. in the 1780s all of the following contributed to dissatisfaction with the Articles of Confederation EXCEPT:
    states refusing to honor the Treaty of Paris
  13. In his interpretation of the Constitution the historian Charles Beard focused on the imprtance of
    economic interests of a wealthy elite
  14. In 1788 the federalists promised to add a bill of rights to the Constitution in order to
    persuade state convetions to ratify the Constituiton
  15. According to efferson's Declatation of Independence, governemts recieve their authority and power from
    the people
  16. the ideas expressed in the preceding expert from the Declaation of Independence are consistent with the writing of which pair of enlightenment thinkers?
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and John Rousseau
  17. Statement: "The Articles of Confederation succeded in guiding the United States through its first decade." Each of the following actions support this statement EXCEPT:
    Congress regulated interstate trade
  18. The US Constitution is a "bundle of compramises" Which of the following does NOT reflect support for this statement?
    A national court system separate from the legislature.
  19. "The new state constitutions enacted during the Revolutionary War reflect the Patriots' emphasis on individual liberty." Each of the following actions support this statement EXCEPT:
    the abcence of any provision for the abolition of slavery
  20. Which of the following statements accurately describes an arguement of the Anti-Federalists?
    The Constitution lacked a Bill of rights.
Card Set:
2012-06-10 00:52:41

APUSH Final multiple choice.
Show Answers: