2002DBQ-EraOfGoodFeelings

2002DBQ-EraOfGoodFee - 2002 AP UNITED STATES HISTORY FREE-RESPONSE QUESTIONS(Form B UNITED STATES HISTORY S ECTION I1 Part A(Suggested writing

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2002 AP@ UNITED STATES HISTORY FREE-RESPONSE QUESTIONS (Form B) UNITED STATES HISTORY SECTION I1 Part A (Suggested writing time--45 minutes) Percent of Section I1 score45 Directions: The following question requires you to construct a coherent essay that integrates your interpretation of Documents A-I your knowledge of the period referred to in the question. High scores will be earned only by essays that both cite key pieces of evidence from the documents and draw on outside knowledge of the period. 1. Historians have traditionally labeled the period after the War of 1812 the "Era of Good Feelings." Evaluate the accuracy of this label, considering the emergence of nationalism and sectionalism. Use the documents and your knowledge of the period 1815-1825 to construct your answer. Document A Source: John Randolph, Congress, 18 16 Sir, I am convinced that it would be . . . unjust, to aggravate the burdens of the people for the purpose of favoring the manufacturers; for this government created and gave power to Congress to regulate commerce and equalize duties on the whole of the United States, and not to lay a duty but with a steady eye to revenue. With my goodwill, sir, [no] one interest in the country [should be] sacrificed by the management of taxation to another. . . . The agriculturalists bear the whole brunt of the war and taxation, and remain poor, while the others run in the ring of pleasure, and fatten upon them. Document B Source: John C. Calhoun, Congress, February 4, 1817 Let it not be forgotten, let it be forever kept in mind, that the extent of the republic exposes us to the greatest of calamities-disunion, We are great, and rapidly-I was about to say
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course HISTORY 21 taught by Professor Alexander during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.

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2002DBQ-EraOfGoodFee - 2002 AP UNITED STATES HISTORY FREE-RESPONSE QUESTIONS(Form B UNITED STATES HISTORY S ECTION I1 Part A(Suggested writing

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