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NY Released Regents Exam - US History and Government (Jun 2018)

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High School
Social Studies (2017)
New York State Learning Standards

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High School
Social Studies (2017)
New York State Learning Standards

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US1
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  • Q1
    What was a main reason large plantations developed in the South during the colonial period?
    Cotton could only be grown in wetlands.
    Southern mountains led to the development of isolated, self-sufficient farms
    British laws promoted the growth of slavery in the South.
    The climate in the South provided longer growing seasons.
    60s
    US3
  • Q2
    In the 1780s, the national government under the Articles of Confederation established its authority in the Northwest Territory by
    rejecting Native American Indian claims of sovereignty
    providing a system for the formation of new states
    extending the nation's border to the Rocky Mountains
    settling the border dispute with Mexico
    60s
    US5
  • Q3
    A fundamental principle of a republican form of government is that
    governments are not responsible for protecting individual rights
    legislation must be passed by the elected representatives of the people
    hereditary rulers are the legitimate possessors of political power
    laws should be created directly by the citizens
    60s
    US5
  • Q4
    What was a major argument used by the Antifederalists to oppose ratifying the Constitution?
    Congress was given the power to tax exports.
    The executive branch lacked the power to maintain order.
    The proposed Constitution contained no bill of rights.
    Only the national government could coin money.
    60s
    US5
  • Q5
    The judicial branch of government can check the legislative branch of government by
    vetoing bills passed by Congress
    calling special sessions of Congress
    declaring laws unconstitutional
    reducing congressional budgets
    60s
    US5
  • Q6
    The belief expressed in this statement was put into law by the
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    creation of the Articles of Confederation
    signing of the Mayflower Compact
    establishment of a federal system of government
    addition of the first amendment to the United States Constitution
    60s
    US5
  • Q7
    This clause was used by Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton to justify
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    imposing an embargo on trade with Great Britain
    establishing the Bank of the United States
    sending troops to end the Whiskey Rebellion
    creating a federal postal system
    60s
    US1
  • Q8
    Which two areas of the map made up the United States in 1803 as a result of the Louisiana Purchase?
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    A and D
    A and B
    B and D
    E and G
    60s
    US3
  • Q9
    Which of these areas was acquired as a result of the Mexican-American War?
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    G
    B
    A
    F
    60s
    US3
  • Q10
    Which development in transportation is Governor Clinton describing?
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    Erie Canal
    railroads
    National Road
    steamboats
    60s
    US1
  • Q11
    An example of the use of the unwritten constitution is the
    bicameral legislature
    electoral college
    amendment process
    president's cabinet
    60s
    US1
  • Q12
    Which generalization is supported by the information in the chart?
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    The South exported more manufactured goods than the North.
    The North had greater economic strength than the South.
    The South would be better able to transport an army than the North.
    The North would have more difficulty supplying an army than the South.
    60s
    US4
  • Q13
    Which government action most directly prompted the publication of this poster?
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    issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation
    rejection of the Wilmot Proviso
    adoption of the Missouri Compromise
    passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act
    60s
    US5
  • Q14
    At the start of the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln stated that the major reason for fighting the war was to
    enforce the terms of the Compromise of 1850
    punish the Confederate states for leaving the Union
    break the South's economic ties to Great Britain
    uphold the Constitution by preserving the Union
    60s
    US1
  • Q15
    Passage of the Homestead Act in 1862 encouraged settlement of the Great Plains by
    placing Native American Indians on reservations
    providing free land to farmers
    supplying land to build transcontinental railroads
    removing barriers to Asian immigration
    60s
    US1

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