AP US History Practice Test 19

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Questions 1-4 refer to the following information.

"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here. . . . Moreover, I am cognizant of the interrelatedness of all communities and states. I cannot sit idly by in Atlanta and not be concerned about what happens in Birmingham. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. Never again can we afford to live with the narrow, provincial 'outside agitator' idea. Anyone who lives inside the United States can never be considered an outsider anywhere in this country. . . ."

—Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," April 16, 1963

1. On which of these documents is Susan B. Anthony basing her appeal for women's equality?

2. Which other nineteenth-century reform movement made similar arguments to those written here by Susan B. Anthony?

3. Susan B. Anthony and others in the women's rights movement had a major influence on the ratification of which of the following?

4. The language of this passage by Susan B. Anthony demonstrates which of the following continuities in U.S. history?

Questions 5-8 refer to the following information.

"One-half of the people of this nation to-day are utterly powerless to blot from the statute books an unjust law, or to write there a new and a just one. The women, dissatisfied as they are with this form of government, that enforces taxation without representation,—that compels them to obey laws to which they have never given their consent,—that imprisons and hangs them without a trial by a jury of their peers, that robs them, in marriage, of the custody of their own persons, wages and children,—are this half of the people left wholly at the mercy of the other half, in direct violation of the spirit and letter of the declarations of the framers of this government, every one of which was based on the immutable principle of equal rights to all."

—Susan B. Anthony, "I Stand Before You Under Indictment" (speech), 1873

5. Which of the following statements best represents the criticism of Andrew Carnegie found in this cartoon?

6. Which of the following was another common criticism of Andrew Carnegie?

7. Which of the following was NOT designed to empower the government to regulate the increasing wealth and power of the industrialists in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries?

8. The actions taken by Andrew Carnegie that were critiqued in the cartoon reflected the thinking of which of the following concepts?

Questions 9-11 refer to the following information.

9. According to this official from the Freedmen's Bureau, how had southern society reacted to the end of the Civil War?

10. The Fourteenth Amendment attempted to eliminate the societal conditions described in this passage by

11. Which of the following events of the twentieth century reflects a continuation of the attitudes of southern whites as described in this passage?