This test bank includes eleven original stimulus-sets of multiple-choice questions, which are written in the new style which will be used 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.
The questions cover AP US History Period 5 (1844-1877). Questions 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:
--‘Annexation’ by John O’Sullivan, 1845
--map of the Compromise of 1850
--letter from Norman Asing to Governor Bigler, 1852
--Treaty of Medicine Creek, 1854
--American Party platform, 1856
--political cartoon about the election of 1860
--report of the Virginia Joint Committee, 1860
--Louisiana black code, 1865
--sharecropper’s contract, 1867
--Tenure of Office Act, 1867
--Enforcement Act, 1870
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 6 (1865-1890)
Period 7, Pt I (1890-1914)
Period 7, Pt II(1914-1945)
Keywords: 2014-2015 APUSH test, AP US History, APUSH multiple choice, Civil War, manifest destiny, Mexican-American War, nativism, Reconstruction, revised AP test, stimulus questions, test bank, westward expansion.
All questions copyright 2015 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.