AP US History Practice Test 24

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Time 12 minutes

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Questions 1-4 refer to the following information.

I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat: if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not? During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, "Logan is the friend of the white man." I had even thought to have lived with you but for the injuries of one man. Colonel Cresap, the last spring, in cold blood and unprovoked; murdered all the relations of Logan, not even sparing my women and children. There runs not a drop of my blood in the veins of any living creature. This called on me for revenge. I have sought it: I have killed many; I have fully glutted my vengeance. For my country, I rejoice at the beams of peace. But do not harbor a thought that mine is the joy of fear. Logan never felt fear. He will not turn on his heel to save his life. Who is there to mourn for Logan? Not one.

—Address attributed to Logan, an Indian leader, 1774

1. Which of the following best expresses the perspective of Logan in the passage above?

2. Which of the following most directly expresses why Logan's Address became very popular in the early United States?

3. Which of the following in later years would be most likely to see themselves in Logan's position?

4. A sympathetic reader of Logan's Address in the early years of the United States would be most likely to support which of the following Indian policies?

Questions 5-8 refer to the following information.

Political cartoon, 1832

5. Which of the following groups would be most likely to support the perspective of the cartoon?

6. The cartoon most likely refers to which of the following policies of Andrew Jackson?

7. Though a supporter of "strict construction" of the Constitution, Jackson was notable for which of the following?

8. Andrew Jackson saw himself as a champion of which of the following continuities in United States history?

Questions 9-12 refer to the following information.

The 1980s have been born in turmoil, strife, and change. This is a time of challenge to our interests and our values and it's a time that tests our wisdom and skills.

At this time in Iran, 50 Americans are still held captive, innocent victims of terrorism and anarchy. Also at this moment, massive Soviet troops are attempting to subjugate the fiercely independent and deeply religious people of Afghanistan. These two acts—one of international terrorism and one of military aggression—present a serious challenge to the United States of America and indeed to all the nations of the world. Together we will meet these threats to peace.…

Three basic developments have helped to shape our challenges: the steady growth and increased projection of Soviet military power beyond its own borders; the overwhelming dependence of the Western democracies on oil supplies from the Middle East; and the press of social and religious and economic and political change in the many nations of the developing world, exemplified by the revolution in Iran.

Each of these factors is important in its own right. Each interacts with the others. All must be faced together, squarely and courageously. We will face these challenges, and we will meet them with the best that is in us. And we will not fail.

—Jimmy Carter, State of the Union Address, January 23, 1980

9. Which of the following has some of its roots in the conditions discussed by Jimmy Carter in this passage?

10. The problems that Carter faced in 1980 can best be compared to those of which of the following?

11. The situation Carter described led most directly to which of the following?

12. Which of the following best expresses Carter's approach to foreign policy in the passage above?