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AP U.S. History Quotes

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. He that will not work - shall not eat






2. Whatever makes men good Christians makes them good citizens.






3. The only goodIndian is a deadIndian






4. Who is James K. Polk?






5. We are all Federalists - we are all Republicans..






6. Taxation without representation is tyranny






7. Log Cabin and hard Cider - Van Van He's a used up man! - Tippecanoe and Tyler Too! - Polk - 5440 or Fight! Re-annexation of Texas and Re-occupation of Oregon






8. We have an illness only gold will cure (speech to Montezuma)






9. He that will not work - shall not eat






10. We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men and women are created equal -Seneca Falls Convention






11. Remember the Ladies






12. all we ask is to be let alone






13. Log Cabin and hard Cider - Van Van He's a used up man! - Tippecanoe and Tyler Too! - Polk - 5440 or Fight! Re-annexation of Texas and Re-occupation of Oregon






14. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union - and is not either to save or to destroy slavery -letter






15. We have made partners of the women in this war. Shall we admit them only a partnership of suffering and sacrifice and toil and not to a partnership of right?






16. Take away the heritage of a people - and they are easily persuaded.






17. ...We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain that this nation - under God - shall have a new birth of freedom; and that gov of the people - by the people - shall not perish from the earth (Gettysburg Address)






18. all we ask is to be let alone






19. ON the first day of January in the Year of our Lord - one thousand and eight hundred and sixty three - all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state - the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States






20. Vote or Die.






21. John Marshall has made his choice - now let him enforce it






22. you shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thrones - you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold (Dem. nomination)






23. Vote or Die.






24. We have an illness only gold will cure (speech to Montezuma)






25. Go West - young man - and grow up with the country






26. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union - and is not either to save or to destroy slavery -letter






27. We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men and women are created equal -Seneca Falls Convention






28. In all things purely social we can be as separate as fingers - yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress (Atlanta Compromise Speech)






29. The only goodIndian is a deadIndian






30. For we must consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill (and that) the eyes of all people are upon us...






31. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.






32. In all things purely social we can be as separate as fingers - yet one as the hand in all things essential to mutual progress (Atlanta Compromise Speech)






33. God who gave us life - gave us liberty. And can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed the conviction that these liberties are a gift of God? I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just - and that His justice cannot sle






34. Remember the Ladies






35. Taxation without representation is tyranny






36. Whatever makes men good Christians makes them good citizens.






37. Go West - young man - and grow up with the country






38. Don't swap horses in the middle of the stream






39. penny saved is a penny earned






40. ...We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain that this nation - under God - shall have a new birth of freedom; and that gov of the people - by the people - shall not perish from the earth (Gettysburg Address)






41. We are all Federalists - we are all Republicans..






42. I know not what course others may take - but as for me - give me liberty or give me death!






43. Millions for Defense! But not one cent for tribute (XYZ affair)






44. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.






45. John Marshall has made his choice - now let him enforce it






46. Government - even in its best state - is but a necessary evil; in its worst state - an intolerable one. Government - like dress - is the badge of lost innocence; the palaces of kings are built upon the ruins of the bowers of paradise.






47. America for Americans!






48. penny saved is a penny earned






49. For we must consider that we shall be as a City upon a Hill (and that) the eyes of all people are upon us...






50. ON the first day of January in the Year of our Lord - one thousand and eight hundred and sixty three - all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state - the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the United States