This test bank includes fourteen original stimulus-sets of multiple-choice questions, which are written in the stimulus style which came into use on the 2015 AP US History test. Each stimulus set includes a short primary- or secondary- source excerpt, and 2-5 questions over the excerpt. The bank includes a total of 40 questions. (This is a NEW bank of questions over Periods 1 & 2 added in August of 2018; these questions are in addition to the Periods 1 and 2 Volume I bank (1491-1754)
, which was written in 2014.)
The questions cover AP US History Periods 1 (1491-1607) and 2 (1607-1754) and are related to Exploration and Colonization.They are aligned to the revised College Board Curriculum Framework
and to the historical thinking skills
emphasized on the revised AP test.
Stimuli for the questions in the bank include excerpts from:
*images of maize cultivation in preColumbian southwest
*secondary source--Columbian Exchange
*Vasco de Gama, account of a trip around Africa to India
*image of social hierarchy in Spanish colonies
*Ordinance and Constitution of the Virginia Company
*John Easton, account of a meeting with leader of the Wampanoag Indians
*account of a 17th century French trader
*William Bull, description of Stono Rebellion
*Benjamin Franklin, description of George Whitefield's preaching
*Marquis de la Galissioniere, letter to French king on causes of French & Indian War
*Gottlieb Mittelberger, description of indentured servitude
*map of colonial economies
*images of colonial advertisements
*Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the Social Contract
When you purchase the product, you will receive the same bank in four formats: Microsoft Word (editable), Examview Bank (editable), Examview Test (editable) and PDF (non-editable). This is intended to make it quick and easy for you to customize the questions to suit your class. You will receive a zip file which includes all of the formats of the banks.
Keywords: 2014-2015 APUSH test, Advanced Placement United States History, AP US History, APUSH multiple choice, revised AP test, stimulus questions, test bank.
All questions copyright 2018 by Carrie Floyd Cagle. Purchase of the product includes permission to use and edit questions for use on paper unit tests within a classroom, and to make one copy of the test per student. Copyright does not include the right to use questions for electronic testing, any kind of posting online, or sharing with other teachers (please purchase an additional license for that). Also, please protect the security of these questions and do not post them online. When teachers do that, other teachers’ work and classroom test security is compromised.
Other available test banks include:
Periods 1 and 2 Volume I (1491-1754)
Period 3 (1754-1800)
Period 4, Pt I (1800-1815)
Period 4, Pt II (1815-1848)
Period 5 (1844-1877)
Period 6 (1865-1890)
Period 7, Pt I (1890-1914)
Period 7, Pt II (1914-1945)