HELP with AP US history questions Howard Zinn Chapters 4 and 5?

does anyone have the answers to these questions, it'd really be a big help. or if you know where to find them.


Study Questions

1. What is the thesis of this chapter?

2. According to Zinn, how did the creation of the United States benefit the upper class?

3. Describe the disproportionate distribution of wealth in Boston, Philadelphia, and New York.

4. Why were both Loyalists and leaders of the Revolution concerned about the lower classes in Philadelphia.

5. What major issues fueled the Regulator movement?

6. What was General Gage's observation vis-à-vis/regarding the leaders of the movement against the Stamp Act?

7. What advice did colonial leaders including -- Samuel Adams and James Otis -- give to the people concerning the Townshend Acts?

8. What class did the leaders of the Sons of Liberty come from? What was their goal?

9. What was the significance of Patrick Henry's oratory?

10. What was one of John Adam's concerns vis-à-vis Thomas Paine's Common Sense?

11. According to Zinn, who does Paine really represent?

12. What groups of Americans were deprived of the ideals set forth in the Declaration of Independence?

13. What is the irony Zinn tries to convey concerning John Locke?

14. Explain the statement: "Tyranny is Tyranny, let it come from whom it may."?

ZINN CHAPTER 5: Part I -- pp. 76-88

Study Questions

1. What support did the Revolutionary War effort have among the colonial population?

2. What impact did slavery have on the war effort in the South?


3. What incentives did the Revolutionary War leaders use to attract recruits?

4. What was the American Navy's position vis-à-vis impressment?

5. Why did Robert Morris' plan to assuage the concerns of financial contributors to the Continental Congress anger the common soldier?

6. What was the British strategy concerning slavery in the South?


7. How is the general perception that the Revolution engendered the separation of church and state challenged by Zinn?

8. How did land confiscated from Loyalists reflect the Revolution's effect on class relations?

9. How does Edmund S. Morgan's summary of the class nature of the Revolution challenge the popular perception of the Revolution and its ideals? How does Richard Morris' statement also challenge popular perception?

10. Explain Carl Degler's assertion that "no new social class came to power throughout the door of the American revolution."

11. What was the impact of America's victory on the Native Americans?

12. Explain Jennings' statement: The Revolution was a "multiplicity of variously oppressed and exploited peoples who preyed upon each other."

ZINN CHAPTER 5: Part II -- pp. 88-101

Study Questions

1. What is Charles Beard's thesis in An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution vis-à-vis the Founding Fathers and the creation of the Constitution?

2. What was the source of resentment in western towns of Massachusetts against the legislature in Boston?

3. How did disgruntled western farmers seek to improve their shaky economic situation?

4. What was Daniel Shays's objective?

5. What was Thomas Jefferson's view of popular uprisings? Contrast his view with those of the established leadership.

6. Why does Zinn state that democracy's problem in post-Revolutionary America was not primarily due to Constitutional limitations on voting?

7. How is Zinn critical of Madison's argument in Federalist X.

8. Why does Zinn assert that despite party differences among Federalists and Democratic-Republicans they were both fundamentally similar?

9. How does Zinn characterize the Constitution's compromises?

10. How does Zinn refute one of Beard's critics, Robert E. Brown?

11. How does the Constitution illustrate the complexity of the American system?

12. How does the Constitution's contract clause or tax clause favor rich over poor?

13. How does Zinn argue the First Amendment is not as stable as one might assume?

14. How does Zinn contrast the government's enforcement of the First Amendment and the power to tax?

15. How does Zinn refute Bernard Bailyn's view of the creation of the Constitution.


you know what... i know what this is because i have the same questions as you have for a history class. i know that these questions are for the summer assignments for a US AP history class. yeah, i caught you.

do every one a favor and study to fix this economy of America. now, stop cheating and work on your questions by your self!

by the way, i bet you are from Adolfo Camarillo High School ahahahahahah.

Aug 18 at 2:22