NOTE – THE COMPLETE ESSAYS AND EXAMS CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOARD OF REGENTS WEBSITE. THIS IS MERELY A BRIEF SUMMARY OF WHAT THE ESSAYS WERE ABOUT. DBQ – Presidential proposals and battles with Congress: Polk and Mexican War, Reconstruction, FDR and Supreme Court decisions. US foreign policies in the Thematic essay civil war Hemisphere.
DBQ – Conflicts between the three branches of government: Jackson vs. Describe reform movements from 1820-1933 and evaluate their success. DBQ – Causes and effects of the Spanish-American War, Korean War, and Persian Gulf War. Causes and degree of success concerning economic policy.
DBQ – Controversial Presidential decisions: FDR and Japanese Internment, Lincoln and suspending habeas corpus, and George W. Explain the circumstances surrounding the formation of two organizations, and discuss the degree to which their reform efforts were successful. Select two foreign policy decisions which were controversial. Explain why they were both opposed and supported.