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APUSH Questions!

jeanyyoonjeanyyoon Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
edited March 2011 in History & Social Sciences
Hi, I have some questions that I can't understand...
Could you give explanation/justification for each answer?
Thnx! XD

1. Which of following was widely-held belief among Founding Fathers?
Answer: (b) widespread ownership of property is a bulwark of republican gov't.

2. Which of following was LEAST likely to respond with enthusiasm to the religious fervor of Great Awakening?
Answer: (a) established merchants in cities like Boston, Philadelphia.

3. In the late 19th century,controversy over the social and religious implications of Darwinian theory, all of following popular beliefs were felt to be threatened by Darwin EXCEPT the
Answer: (c) reality of change in the world

4. Which of following was true of American labor movements in late 19th century?
Answer: (e) it was involved in a number of violent strikes
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Replies to: APUSH Questions!

  • dark knightdark knight . Posts: 775 Member
    Question 1: The virtue of agrarian life was the key tenet of eighteenth-century republicanism. So it follows that Jefferson and other proponents of republicanism would view widespread ownership of property a bulwark of republican government.
  • dark knightdark knight . Posts: 775 Member
    Question 2: The First Great Awakening most affected farmers, slaves, Baptists, and of course Puritan ministers. Urban merchants could have been affected but they would have been the LEAST likely to be affected by the First Great Awakening. The merchants in Philadelphia and Boston were far more interested in making a profit, building a business, and avoiding British mercantile policies.
  • dark knightdark knight . Posts: 775 Member
    3. Darwinism confirmed/supported belief in the reality of change.
    4. The 1880s and 1890s witnessed a large number of labor strikes. This was especially true during the mid-1890s. Think of the Pullman and Homestead strikes.
  • jeanyyoonjeanyyoon Registered User Posts: 12 New Member
    Some explanation sounds like answer choice...
    but thanks!
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