List of Previous DBQ Topics Already Asked (1973-2003)

 

 

Years Covered

                                    Topic

Exam

 

 

 

1607-1700

Early English Colonization

1993

1750-1776

Colonial Unity & Identity

1999

1750-1780

Democracy in Wethersfield, CT

1976

1781-1789

Articles of Confederation

1985

1789

Alien & Sedition Acts

1977

1801-1817

Jefferson & Madison: Constructionists?

1998

1820-1839

Jacksonian Democrats

1990

1815-1825

Nationalism & Sectionalism in the Era of Good Feelings

2002(B)

1790-1839

Jackson and Indian Removal

1980

1825-1850

Antebellum Reform Movements

2002

1776-1876

Northern Middle Class Women

1981

1850-1861

The Constitution & Crises of the 1850s

1987

1859-1863

John Brown

1982

1860

Lincoln & the Crittenden Compromise

1974

1865-1877

Social & Political Changes of Reconstruction

1996

1840-1899

The Settlement of the West

1992

1865-1900

Federal Government and Lassiez-Faire

1979

1875-1900

Labor in the Gilded Age

2000

1800-1900

Agrarian Unrest & the Populists

1983

1877-1915

Booker T. Washington vs. W.E.B. DuBois

1989

1830-1914

American Expansionism/Imperialism

1994

1899

Ratification of the Treaty of Paris in 1899

1975

1890-1925

Evolution of Women in American society

1997

1900-1919

Prohibition

1978

1917-1921

The Senate Defeat of the Versailles Treaty

1991

1900-1920

Effectiveness of Progressive Era Reformers

2003(B)

1920-1929

Change and Tension in the Roaring Twenties

1986

1924

Immigration Act of 1924

1973

1928-1945

Hoover & FDR: Liberal or Conservative?

1984

1929-1941

The New Deal and Expansion of Government

2003

1939-1947

The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

1988

1948-1961

Eisenhower’s Success in the Cold War

2001

1960-1969

The Civil Rights Movement

1995

 


Possible DBQ Topics for 2004 and Beyond