AP US History Practice Multiple-Choice Questions: Period 3: 1754–1800

Questions 1-3 refer to the following information.

"And We do further declare it to be Our Royal Will and Pleasure, for the present as aforesaid, to reserve under our Sovereignty, Protection, and Dominion, for the use of the said Indians, . . . all the Lands and Territories lying to the Westward of the Sources of the Rivers which fall into the Sea from the West and North West as aforesaid.

"And We do hereby strictly forbid, on Pain of our Displeasure, all our loving Subjects from making any Purchases or Settlements whatever, or taking Possession of any of the Lands above reserved, without our especial leave and Licence for that Purpose first obtained."

—Royal Proclamation of 1763 (excerpt)

1. A primary impetus for the British king issuing the proclamation, excerpted above, was

2. The Royal Proclamation of 1763 had the effect of

3. The Royal Proclamation of 1763 could best be understood in the context of

Questions 4-6 refer to the following information.

—Benjamin Franklin, "Magna Britannia: Her Colonies Reduc'D," 1767

4. The main point of the cartoon above is that

5. The primary intended audience for this cartoon was

6. The sentiment reflected in the image was also reflected in which of the following?

Questions 7-9 refer to the following information.


"Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be lawful for the President of the United States at any time during the continuance of this act, to order all such aliens as he shall judge dangerous to the peace and safety of the United States, or shall have reasonable grounds to suspect are concerned in any treasonable or secret machinations against the government thereof, to depart out of the territory of the United Slates, within such time as shall be expressed in such order, which order shall be served on such alien by delivering him a copy thereof, or leaving the same at his usual abode, and returned to the office of the Secretary of State, by the marshal or other person to whom the same shall be directed."

—An Act Concerning Aliens (excerpt), 1798.

7. The legislative act, excerpted above, enjoyed widespread public support, despite opposition from Democratic–Republican leaders, because, in part,

8. Leaders of the Democratic–Republican Party responded to legislative acts, such as the one excerpted, by

9. The governmental action allowed for in the excerpt is similar to government actions taken