US History & Government - June 2010


Base your answer to question 1 on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies.

1 This map shows the western limit on colonial settlement that resulted from the

(1) founding of Jamestown
(2) Proclamation of 1763
(3) Monroe Doctrine
(4) Compromise of 1850

2 Climatic conditions in the southern colonies most directly influenced the development of

(1) democratic institutions
(2) a canal system
(3) the plantation system
(4) the coal industry

3 Which heading best completes the partial outline below?

(1) Ideas of Social Darwinism
(2) Basis of British Mercantilism
(3) Contributions to American Literature
(4) Influences on United States Constitutional Government

4 The main reason the Articles of Confederation were replaced as the basis of the United States
government was that they

(1) lacked provision for a national congress
(2) declared that political protests were unconstitutional
(3) placed too many restrictions on the activities of state governments
(4) failed to give the central government enough power to govern effectively

Base your answers to questions 5 and 6 on the passage below and on your knowledge of social

We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. — Preamble to the United States Constitution

5 In this passage, the authors are stating that

(1) both men and women should have equal voting rights
(2) state governments created the United States government
(3) sovereignty belongs to the people of the nation
(4) people obtain their rights from their monarch

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