But that’s not what the APUSH scorers believed; after all, you only have 40 minutes. They stated the following (again, from the College Board website): (a) 1 point: This well-written response earned a point for identifying increased immigration in the given time period as a result of the potato famine in Ireland.
(b) 1 point: The response earned a point as it connects xenophobia to the fear that “immigrants would disrupt American culture” thereby leading to the Know-Nothings.
The cartoon was drawn in 1871 by Thomas Nast for Harper’s Weekly, a Northern magazine.
In this cartoon, we see Columbia, the feminine symbol of the United States, protecting a Chinese man against a gang of Irish and German thugs. America means fair play for all men.” Source Stanford History Education Group.
That being said, she does not have a favorite historical time period (so don't bother asking).
In addition to history, she enjoys writing, practicing yoga, and scouring Craigslist for her next DIY project or midcentury modern piece of furniture.Source: Gene Smiley, “Recent Unemployment Rate Estimates for the 1920s and 1930s,”Journal of Economic History, June 1983. (b) Briefly describe ANOTHER contributing factor to the unemployment rates depicted in this table.(c) Briefly describe ONE reason for the falling unemployment rates in 1941.After all, what is this 3% limit on immigration this student is responding to? As stated by the College Board, the makers of the APUSH exam, this student earned 1 point for part (a) – “This brief response earned a point for identifying that due to the Industrial Revolution “more and more factory jobs were available,” causing “an influx of immigration.” – 1 point for part (b) – “The response earned a point for…stating that “ ‘true Americans’” developed “negative feelings towards immigrants.” – but earned 0 points for part (c) – “No point was awarded for this response because it incorrectly asserts that a “3% limit applied to immigration” during this period.” Let’s look at another example that got all 3 points.Your default assumption may be that this second response is longer, and therefore, it earned more points.(c) One reason for the falling unemployment rates in 1941 was the increase in wartime industry.The US supplied war materials to their allies before entering World War II in December 1941.Magoosh blog comment policy: To create the best experience for our readers, we will approve and respond to comments that are relevant to the article, general enough to be helpful to other students, concise, and well-written!:) If your comment was not approved, it likely did not adhere to these guidelines.(b) Democrats, like Stephen Douglas, would likely disagree with the opinions presented in this political cartoon because they believed compromise over slavery was the way to keep the union together.(c) An obvious outcome of the tensions presented in this cartoon was the Civil War; a continuing outcome of the tensions could also be the conflict that has come to be known as “Bleeding Kansas.” (a) Nast is responding to the finishing of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1869 that brought in an influx of Chinese immigrants and the xenophobic attitudes that Chinese workers endured as a result of their immigration.