FRQ Prompts Here is a list of the prompts for the FRQ review.

We may have time in class to work on all of these but be prepared to complete some of these in class.

1) Assess the impact that indentured servitude and slavery had on colonial America prior to the American Revolution. 2) Assess the impact that economic and social/cultural developments had on shaping colonial life prior to the French and Indian War in colonial America.

3) Evaluate the extent to which the Articles of Confederation were effective in solving the problems that confronted the new nation. 4) How did the debate over the proposed Constitution reflect deep political, economic and social/cultural differences among the colonies? Your response should consider the impact that slavery had on the deliberations in Philadelphia.

5) To what extent was the election of 1800 aptly named the “Revolution of 1800? Consider the political, economic, judicial, and foreign policy developments between 1796-1820. 6) Although the power of the national government increased during the early republic, this development often faced serious opposition. Assess the motives and effectiveness of those opposed to the growing power of the national government by considering the following: Whiskey Rebellion (1794); Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, (1798-1799); Hartford Convention, (1814-1815); Nullification Crisis, (1832-1833) 7) To what extent was the United States becoming increasingly divided politically, economically and socially/culturally between 1820-1860? 8) Identify three or more attempts to resolve the issue of slavery and assess why those attempts were unsuccessful in preventing the Civil War. 9) Analyze the ways in which farmers and industrial workers responded to industrialization in the Gilded Age (1865-1900)

If you wish to include other groups you may do so. 12) Between 1947 and 1980 the country experienced tremendous social changes. Discuss these social changes by focusing on these three groups of Americans: AfricanAmericans. . Hispanics.10) Compare the United States role in world affairs following World War I (1919-1941) with the role it played in world affairs following World War II (1945-1960). 11) Evaluate and compare the effectiveness of Progressive Era reforms as a response to the excesses of the Gilded Age with the New Deal initiatives undertaken by Franklin Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression. and women.

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