AP EXAM QUESTIONS
2001 PART B
The Jacksonian Period (1824-1848) has been celebrated as the era of the "common man." To what extent
did the period live up to its characterization? Consider TWO of the following in your response.
2002 FORM A, PART A
"Reform movements in the United States sought to expand the democratic ideals." Assess the validity
of this statement with specific reference to the years 1825-1850.
2004 FORM B, PART B
To what extent and in what ways did the roles of women change in American society between 1790 and 1860? Respond
with reference to TWO of the following areas:
2006 FORM A, PART A
Discuss the changing ideals of American womanhood between the American Revolution (1770's) and the outbreak of the Civil
War. What factors fostered the emergence of "republican motherhood" and the "cult of domesticity?" Assess the
extent to which these ideals influenced the lives of women during this period. In you answer be sure to consider issues
of race and class.
2007 FORM A, PART B
In what ways did the Second Great Awakening in the North influence TWO of the following?
The cult of domesticity
hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,..." Declaration of Independence, 1776