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Multiple Choice [ Part I ]

U.S. History REGENTS ... State ESSAY TOPICS

Thematic Essay [ Part II ]

DBQ Essay [ Part III a ] the Short Answer Questions [ Part III b ] the Essay

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June 2001

Equality

Foreign Policy

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August 2001 January 2002 June 2002 August 2002

US Constitution

Progressive [Reform] Movement LINK to August 2001 U.S. History Exam

Equal Rights

Civil Liberties & US Supreme Court Cases

US Constitution: - Checks & Balances

Immigration

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Territorial Expansion

Womens' Rights

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January 2003 June 2003 August 2003 January 2004 June 2004 August 2004 January 2005 June 2005 August 2005 January 2006 June 2006 August 2006 January 2007 June 2007 August 2007 January 2008

US Supreme Court Cases (2) the Cold War

Social change Foreign Policy

Railroads ... the impact of

Civil [Human] Rights: - Women African-Americans

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US Constitution: the Amendments

Geography & US Govt. actions

Reform movements

Foreign Policy [How the United States Government deals with other Nations ]

Reform movements

the Cold War

Education ... (educational opportunities)

the Civil War & Reconstruction

Westward Expansion

Progressive Reformers

Foreign Policy: between

World War I & World War II

the Great Depression

Domestic issues .. Controversial Geography

.. which Divided people

the impact of

Turning Points

the Role of the Mass Media

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Migration of people

Geography & US Govt. actions

the Cold War the Vietnam War

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Industrialization

Womens' Rights

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People & Problems War

Government, Technology & Economics

Reform

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Exam DATE:

Multiple Choice [ Part I ]

U.S. History REGENTS ... State ESSAY TOPICS

Thematic Essay [ Part II ]

DBQ Essay [ Part III a ] the Short Answer Questions [ Part III b ] the Essay

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June 2008

Change: Individuals ... other than Presidents

Domestic Crises: the Civil War - the Bonus (Army) March (1932) - Little Rock, Arkansas (1957)

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August 2008

Economy ... Government role

Automobile

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January 2009

Migration of people

US Supreme Court decisions "Warren Era"(20th century)

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June 2009 August 2009 January 2010 June 2010 August 2010

Individual Rights: Constitutional Principles - Federal and/or - State Government action

Industrialization:

Economic, Social or Political impact

between

the end

of the Civil War

& the

end of World War I

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US Supreme Court Cases (2)

Presidential Leadership: - George Washington - Abraham Lincoln - FDR

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Reform: - Individuals - his/her writings - Groups - their writings

Geography: Water ... impact on US History

LINK to January 2010 U.S. History Exam

Technology:

-

Impact on Economy ...

- Positive vs Negative

REFORM MOVEMENTS: - Womens' Rights - Temperance (alcohol) - Child Labor

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Presidential Actions

Geography: Positive & Negative Impacts

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January 2011

US Supreme Court Decisions The Cold War & Citizen's Constitutional Rights & US Foreign Policy

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June 2011

Amendments to the US Constitution: This essay is "wide open". You can write on any two [2] of the 26 Amendments.

The Catch: If you plan on

receiving a "3, 4 or 5"

for your essay

you MUST back up

your statements with

"historic FACTS".

CHANGE: How much did the United States change between 1920 & 1930?

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...

August 2011 January 2012

Geography & events

Democracy

US Supreme Court Cases (2)

The Civil War ... outcomes [Reconstruction]

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June 2012

US Foreign Policy & Presidential decisions

CHANGE: ... - Abolitionist movement - Labor movement - Women's suffrage movement

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Exam DATE:

Multiple Choice [ Part I ]

U.S. History REGENTS ... State ESSAY TOPICS

Thematic Essay [ Part II ]

DBQ Essay [ Part III a ] the Short Answer Questions [ Part III b ] the Essay

Clicking on a "LINK to" below will take you to the STATE EXAM page . Once there click on "EXPAND ALL" [top of the page] This will reveal links to the ENTIRE EXAM + the ANSWER KEY to the Multiple Choice Questions + "sample" Thematic & DBQ essays ... which are RATED as "5, 4", "3". "2", "1" & "0" ... ... For instance "What does the State consider to be a "5" Essay or a "2" Essay? NOTE: Exams from June 2001 - August 2003 are already "Expanded"

August 2012

Industrialization [post (after) the Civil War] : - Two (2) problems

Civil Liberties

[Human Rights] Limitations :

- Espionage & Sedition [1917-1918] - Executive Order 9066 ...Japanese-American Relocation

[1942]

- Patriot Act [2001]

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January 2013

Government [Congressional] Legislation: - Laws

the 1950s Korean War the Montgomery, Alabama boycott - Launching of "Sputnik"

-

-

bus LINK to January 2013 U.S. History Exam

June 2013 August 2013

FOREIGN POLICY: - Mexican-American War

[1846-1848] (World War II ... [1941 - 1945]) or (pre-World War II & World War II [1930s - 1945])

These were not suggested by the State.

- the Marshall Plan [1947-1952] - the Cuban Missile Crisis [1962]

CIVIL LIBERTIES (HUMAN RIGHTS) ... US SUPREME COURT CASES : - Dred Scott v. Sanford [1857] - Plessy v. Ferguson [1896] - Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka [1954]

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CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES

FOREIGN POLICY

- & con] :

The Cold War:

Ratification of

- the Marshall Plan[1947 - 1952] US Constitution

- Cuban Missile Crisis [1962],

- Purchase of

- President Nixon's visit to China the Louisiana Territories,

[1972]

- Expansion of Slavery

into "the Territories"

[pro -

the

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January 2014

GEOGRAPHY ... TERRITORIAL ACQUISITION

(How we got it) [How it became part of the United States of

America]

- Ohio River Valley [1783], - Louisiana Territory [1803] - California [1848] - Hawai'i [1898] - Puerto Rico [1899]

COMPARING

How

US PRESIDENTS Guided the

United States during War:

- President Woodrow Wilson [World

War 1],

- President Franklin D. Roosevelt

[World War II]

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June 2014

Two [ 2 ]

SOCIAL CONDITIONS

with

"passages" written by:

US SUPREME COURT CASES - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

- The History behind them,

"Letter from Birmingham Jail",

- How the Court Ruled, - How the Court's ruling affected

- Rachel Carson "Silent Spring"

the United States:

- Betty Friedan

"The

Dred Scott v. Sanford [1857]

Feminine Mystique"

"Freak out"

Do not if you

Plessy v. Ferguson [1896]

see a name

you have

Schenck v. United States [1919] Korematsu v. United States [1944]

not heard of, haven't read wrote.

or if you what he/she The State gave

Mapp v. Ohio [1961] Miranda v. United States [1966]

you

three [3] documents

on each author.

You should be able to figure out

Tinker v. Des Moines (Iowa) [1968] "the social condition"

Roe v. Wade [1973]

each writer was talking about from the documents.

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Exam DATE:

Multiple Choice [ Part I ]

U.S. History REGENTS ... State ESSAY TOPICS

Thematic Essay [ Part II ]

DBQ Essay [ Part III a ] the Short Answer Questions [ Part III b ] the Essay

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August 2014

TECHNOLOGY -

How it transformed (changed)

American life:

- Cotton gin

... ... Plantation econonmy

- Railroads

... ... local & national markets

Automobile

... ... population distribution Television [or the Internet] ... ... political campaigns CAUTION: Many students

"generalize"

when they write an essay dealing with a topic like this. It often results in a score

US FOREIGN POLICY - War:

- Korea [1950 - 1953]

-

Vietnam [1955 - 1973]

-

Persian Gulf [1990 - 1991]

of "3" if that high.

You MUST bring in "Historical Facts & Events for a "3, 4, or 5".

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January 2015 June 2015 August 2015

Congressional Legislation [LAWS]: - Missouri Compromise [1820] - Fugitive Slave Act [1850] - Homestead Act [1862] - Civil Rights Act [1964] - Title IX of the Education Amendments [1972]

CIVIL LIBERTIES

HUMAN[

RIGHTS]:

-

Abraham Lincoln's suspension

of habeas corpus

-

Franklin D. Roosevelt's relocation

of Japanese-Americans,

- George W. Bush's

signing of the Patriot Act

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REFORM ORGANIZATIONS: - American Anti-Slavery Society

[1833]

- National Woman Suffrage Association [1869] - Woman's Christian Temperance Union [1874] - American Federation of Labor [1886] - Populist Party [1890] - Anti-Defamation League [1913] - United Farm Workers [1966] - National Organization for Women [1966]

US PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS: - Andrew Jackson's "Indian Removal Policy" Theodore Roosevelt's "support for consumer protection" - Lyndon Johnson's "support for Civil Rights"

-

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US FOREIGN POLICY:

(How the United States

deals with other nations)

-

James K. Polk's

sends troops to

the Rio Grande [1846]

- William McKinley's decision to annex

GROUPS

WHICH

the Philippines [1898]

HAVE IN THE PAST ... or

- Woodrow Wilson supports

CONTINUE IN THE PRESENT

the Treaty of Versailles

TO FACE PROBLEMS

[1919-1920]

- IN AMERICAN SOCIETY:

Franklin D. Roosevelt

- African Americans

-

sends aid to Great Britain

Industrial Workers

-

before US Enters World War II Persons with Disabilities

[1939 - 1941]

- Harry Truman

defends South Korea

[1950 - 1953]

- George W. Bush's

decision to invade Iraq [2003]

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Exam DATE:

Multiple Choice [ Part I ]

U.S. History REGENTS ... State ESSAY TOPICS

Thematic Essay [ Part II ]

DBQ Essay [ Part III a ] the Short Answer Questions [ Part III b ] the Essay

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January 2016

FOREIGN POLICY:

Latin America & the Caribbean CONFLICTS BETWEEN

- Monroe Doctrine [1823]

BRANCHES OF THE

US

- Declaration of War on Mexico GOVERNMENT:

-

[1846]

President Andrew Jackson's refusal

- Acquisition of

to enforce

a

(How we got it) the Panama Canal [1904]

Supreme Court decision, - The Senate's debate

- the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine [1904]

over the Treaty of Versailles, -Tthe Investigation by Congress of

- the Good Neighbor Policy [1933] - Cuban Naval Blockade [1962]

President Nixon's role the Watergate affair

in

- North American Free Trade

Agreement {NAFTA} [1994]

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REFORM MOVEMENTS: - Abolition Movement - Woman's Suffrage Movement - the Temperance Movement [Prohibition ... the 18th & 21st Amendments] - the Consumer Protection Movement - the Labor Movement - the Conservation Movement

US FOREIGN POLICY

- Protecting National Security &

National Interests:

-

the Spanish American War [1898]

- the Korean War [1950- 1953]

-

the Persian Gulf War [1991]

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ECONOMIC POLICY Government Actions: - Creation of the Bank of the United States [1790] - Pacific Railway Act {Transcontinental Railroad} [1862] - Homestead Act [1862] - Sherman Anti-Trust Act [1890] - Federal Income Tax {the 16th Amendment} [1913] -Tennessee Valley Authority {TVA} [1933] - Social Security System {FICA} [1935] - Interstate Highway Act [1956] - North American Free Trade Agreement [1993]

MIGRATION OF PEOPLE:

-

Westward Settlers [1800s]

- African American moverment

to northern cities [early 20th century]

- Movement of People

to the Sunbelt [since World War 2]

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INFLUENCE OF MASS MEDIA: . "Common Sense" ... ... Thomas Paine .."Uncle Tom's Cabin" ... ... Harriet Beecher Stowe .. Yellow journalism ... ... William Randolph Hearst ... ... & Joseph Pulitzer . "How the Other Half Lives" ... ... Jacob Riis . "The Jungle" ... ... Upton Sinclair . Fireside chats ... ... Franklin D. Roosevelt

CONFLICTING VIEWPOINTS -

Between the US CONGRESS

&

the PRESIDENT

of the

United States:

- Mexican American War

&

President James K. Polk,

-

Reconstruction

&

Presidents Abraham Lincoln &

Andrew Johnson,

- Supreme Court decisions

&

President Franklin D. Roosevelt

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June 2017

August 2017

January 2018

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