This test bank includes nine 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 35 questions which cover AP US History Period 8 (1945-1980) and are aligned to the revised College Board Curriculum Framework
and to the nine historical thinking skills
emphasized on the revised AP test.
Stimuli for the questions in the bank include excerpts from:
*Harry S. Truman, Truman Doctrine, 1947
*Southern Manifesto, 1956
*Gamal Abdel Nasser, speech to United Arab Republic, 1956
*Michael Harrington, ‘the Other America,’ 1962 & John Dominis, ‘Portraits from an Appalachian Battleground,’ 1964
*Malcolm X, ‘Message to the Grassroots,’ 1963
*Tonkin Gulf Resolution, 1964 & War Powers Resolution, 1973
*NOW Statement of Purpose, 1966
*Nicholas Cullather, ‘Operation PBSUCCESS: the US and Guatemala,’ 1994
*Joseph Califano, Jr. and Michael D. Tanner, secondary sources on the Great Society
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 zipped/compressed folder that will include all four formats.
Other available test banks include:
Periods 1 and 2 (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)
All questions copyright 2016/2017 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 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.