EOC US History Practice Test #3

EOC US History Practice Test #3 End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. This test is designed to provide students with an opportunity to test their understanding and knowledge of United States history, preparing them for the EOC US History exam, which is often a requirement for high school graduation in many states.

Practice Test #3, like other practice tests, would typically include a variety of question types, including multiple-choice, short-answer, and document-based questions. These questions would cover a broad range of topics spanning US history, such as the founding of the nation, the early republic, the Civil War and Reconstruction, the World Wars, the Cold War era, the Civil Rights Movement, and recent history.

EOC US History Practice Test #3

The practice test may also include source analysis questions where students interpret primary and secondary source documents to answer questions. This helps to test critical thinking skills and the ability to use evidence to support historical arguments.

EOC US History Assessments Test 3
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EOC US History Practice Test #3

EOC US History Practice Test #3
End of Course EOC Assessment Test

Total Items: 40
Time Limit: 60 minutes
Score: You can find your test score as a percentage at the end of the test!
Note: The real test may consist of 50 to 65 MCQs

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Which of these statements expresses an official U.S. government policy of the 1850s?

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Use this excerpt to answer the question.

“The great rule of conduct for us in regard to foreign nations is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. So far we have already formed engagements and let them be fulfilled with perfect good faith. Here let us stop.”

In his Farewell Address, President George Washington warned future Americans about the problems that could result from

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When the U.S. government needed 10,000 rifles for the army, Eli Whitney applied for the contract. He took several guns, dismantled them, put the pieces in a box, and shook it. He then randomly selected the pieces he needed, assembled one rifle, and fired it. What did he demonstrate?

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Use the quote below to answer the question.

“You have secured to us the free navigation of the Mississippi. You have procured an immense and fertile country: and all these great blessings are obtained without bloodshed.”

This quotation refers to

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The nullification confrontation of 1832-1833 between President Andrew Jackson and South Carolina Senator John C. Calhoun concerned

6 / 40

How did the completion of the Erie Canal in 1825 impact New York City?

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Which of the following was a belief held by John Brown (1800–1859)?

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The new Republican Party of the 1850s drew much of its northern base from

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Use the information below to answer the question.

“I hold that in the present state of civilization, where two races of different origin, and distinguished by color, and other physical differences, as well as intellectual, are brought together, the reaction now existing in the slave holding states between the two is, instead of an evil, a good—a positive good.”
—1837

Who expressed these ideas?

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The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 served to restrict

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Which of the following Constitutional amendments MOST directly addresses the issue of limiting the authority of the federal government?

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Attempts to escape religious persecution were key factors in the original settlement of which American colonies?

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Use the information below to answer the following question

Which trail was taken MOST often by people whose goal was to start communities?

14 / 40

Use the map below to answer the question.

What was the status of Area 2 immediately prior to statehood?

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Because of the passage of the Stamp Act in 1765, many colonists began to believe that

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One major compromise at the Constitutional Convention settled the difference between large states and small states over the issue of

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Use the information below to answer the question.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are established among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”

—Thomas Jefferson,
The Declaration of Independence,
1776

Thomas Jefferson was restating the ideas expressed in the Two Treatises on Government by British philosopher

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One result of the French and Indian War (1754–1763) was that dominance in North America was achieved by

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What was one way that the development of the colonies responded to the fact that Florida was a Spanish colony?

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When southern states’ representatives were contributing to drafting the Constitution, they tended to argue that

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Use the quotation below to answer the question.
“. . . In contemplating the causes which may disturb our union, it occurs as matter of serious concern that any ground should have been furnished for characterizing parties by geographical discriminations—Northern and Southern, Atlantic and Western—whence [from which] designing men may endeavor to excite belief that there is a real difference of local interests and views . . .”

George Washington
Farewell Address,
September, 1796

Based on this advice to the nation by President Washington, delivered upon his retirement, which of the following statements BEST reflects his principal concerns for the future of the United States?

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Demands for the calling of a Constitutional Convention in 1787 reflected the growing belief that the

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The rush among European powers to establish colonies in the Americas can BEST be described as

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Most anti-Federalists changed from opponents to supporters of the Constitution after they were promised

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A Native American living in the Ohio River valley region would have which of the following views about the Proclamation of 1763 that forbade colonists from entering the region?

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Study the information below and use it to answer the following question.

In President Kennedy’s inaugural address he included the section, “To our sister republics south of the border, we offer a special pledge . . . a new alliance for progress . . . Let all our neighbors know that we shall join with them to oppose aggression or subversion anywhere in the Americas. And let every other power know that this Hemisphere intends to remain the master of its own house.”

What previous American president’s policy was President Kennedy using for support for his position?

27 / 40

Use this passage to answer the question.

“A treaty and agreement betwixt the
commissioners for the United Colonies of
New England on the one part and . . .
[the] Sagamores of the Narraganset and
Niantic Indians on the other part made
and concluded at Boston in the
Massachusetts the xxviith of the sixth
month 1645.”

This passage suggests that Sagamores were

28 / 40

Use the time line to answer the question below.

Which of these statements can be supported by information on the timeline?

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Use the information below to answer the question.

I Montgomery bus boycott, 1955-1956
II Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, 1963
III Passage of the Civil Rights Act, 1964
IV Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision, 1954

Which lists these four events in the correct chronological order?

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Which of the following actions would have been supported by Northern manufacturers and opposed by Southern planters?

31 / 40

Use the flow chart below to answer the question

Which of the following “effects” should appear where you see the question mark in the flowchart related to the American Civil War and its aftermath?

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When Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly and carry a big stick,” he was trying to gain support for

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Which of the following statements BEST explains the dramatic increase in African Americans in colonial America between 1730 and 1750?

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Which of the following statements BEST explains the dramatic increase in African Americans in colonial America between 1730 and 1750?

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 Use the quotes below to answer the question.

“The slaveholding states will no longer
have the power of self-government, or
self-protection, and the federal
government will become their enemy. . . .”
—South Carolina legislature,
Declaration of the Causes of
Secession, 1860
“The Union is older than any of these
states, and, in fact, it created them as
states.”
—Abraham Lincoln, 1861

These quotes represent two sides in which important conflict in American history?

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Which of the following was one of the original thirteen colonies?

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Over the last 100 years, the United States has experienced significant improvements in transportation and technology. As a result, urban centers of today differ from those of the 1800s in that modern cities

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The Constitutional Convention of 1787 in Philadelphia occurred in which century?

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In 1933, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt initiated a comprehensive government program intent on reversing the widespread economic hardships caused by the Great Depression. Roosevelt’s plan for economic relief, recovery, and reform is called

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…governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of government becomes destructive to these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute a new government…” This excerpt expresses the basic concept of which document?

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