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Study Guide for final, part 2 (Re[osted for APUSH Exam review)

We already listed the documents. Here is the study guide:
Study Guide APUSH Semester 1 2012

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Study guide for Final Exam– pt 1 (Reposted for semester 1 review)

PART 1!!

Know the definitions or explanations and the SIGNIFICANCE!!!

Documents covered: Declaration of Independence; Manifest Destiny documents; apologies and accounts of slavery; Washington’s Farewell Address; Seventh of March speech; Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments; Common Sense; Uncle Tom’s Cabin; A Model of Christian Charity; Bill of Rights; Civil War Amendments; Freeport Doctrine; Gettysburg Address;

Important People: Nathaniel Bacon; Jonathan Edwards; Ben Franklin; Alexander Hamilton; Thomas Jefferson; Anne Hutchinson; Patrick Henry; James Madison; John Marshall; Metacom; Mississippian culture; Thomas Paine; Pilgrims/Separatists; Puritans; Daniel Shays; Tecumseh; George Washington; Roger Williams; John Peter Zenger; indentured servants; Andrew Jackson; Henry Clay; John Calhoun; William Lloyd Garrison; abolitionists; Aaron Burr; Steven Douglas; Abraham Lincoln; transcendentalists; George Fitzhugh; Daniel Webster; Susan B. Anthony; Elizabeth Blackwell; Dorothea Dix; Ann Lee; Shakers; Mormons; Federalists; Anti-federalists; Whigs, Know Nothings; Free Soilers; Republicans; James K. Polk; Roger Taney; Joseph Smith; doughfaces; fire-eaters; Patriots/Loyalists; Butternuts/mountain whites; Irish; Scots-Irish

Important Legal Terms/Treaties: Treaty of Tordesillas;Bill of Rights; Maryland Act of Toleration; Stamp Act (and reaction to it); Treaty of 1778; Great Compromise; Proclamation of 1763; 3/5 Compromise (and long-term impact); Quebec Act; Treaty of Paris of 1783; Tea Act; Declaratory Act; Electoral College system; treaty of Guadelupe-Hidalgo; checks and balances; judicial review; Northwest Ordinance/ Land Ordinance of 1785; Fundamental Orders; slave codes; Embargo Act; Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions; Alien and Sedition Acts; Louisiana Purchase; Intolerable Acts; Mayflower Compact; full faith and credit clause; writ of habeas corpus; elastic/”necessary and proper” clause; Marbury v. Madison; Dred Scott decision and significance; South Carolina exposition; nullification; compact theory/contract theory; states’ rights; salutary neglect; birthright citizenship; ex parte Merryman; ex parte Milligan; Electoral College; “advise and consent”

AP Test Study materials page- go and download

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Essay topics for 5th period Final

This could be worth some extra credit on your final. You are welcome to research these online, but your words must be your own. If there is any suspicion that written responses have been plagiarized, they will be discarded. The more specifics you offer, the more points you may earn, as well as for the depth of your analysis.

Written responses

You may choose between:

A Explain and analyze the impact of the 2nd Great Awakening on American society.

B. Explain and analyze how the struggle over Reconstruction demonstrated the struggle for supremacy between the executive and legislative branches of government.

Essay topics for Final 1st hour

This could be worth some extra credit on your final. You are welcome to research these online, but your words must be your own. If there is any suspicion that written responses have been plagiarized, they will be discarded. The more specifics you offer, the more points you may earn, as well as for the depth of your analysis.

Written responses

You may choose between:

A Explain and analyze the innovations that women contributed in the Civil War era, especially in the field of medicine.

B. Explain and analyze the impact of the presidency of Andrew Jackson in American politics and government. In what ways did his presidency represent a political shift and realignment?

Essay topic for Final for 2nd hour

This could be worth some extra credit on your final. You are welcome to research these online, but your words must be your own. If there is any suspicion that written responses have been plagiarized, they will be discarded. The more specifics you offer, the more points you may earn, as well as for the depth of your analysis.

Written responses

You may choose between:

A Explain and analyze the struggle to ensure that freedmen would receive the same civil rights as other citizens fr0m 1866 to 1872. Make sure you include all relevant specific terms and that you underline them or highlight them.

B. Explain and analyze the long-term impact of technological innovations of the Civil War era, both on the conduct of the war and in the post-war era.