AP U.S. History Exam 1.54. The changes in the population shown on the map led to debate over...what?
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led to debate over... what?
And here are your potential answers.
All right. Check out the little mastheads here. Blue, green, white, and what all that means.
[ mumbles ]
All right, well immigration has always been a large
part of the American story, but the latest wave -
displayed on the map right here - really rocked the boat for some people.
So did the changes in population shown in the image lead
to debate over B - prayer in public schools?
Well, this issue is certainly contentious, but it has
more to do with separation of church and state
rather than separation of people from their home country.
So cross out B.
Could these demographic shifts have led to debate over C -
fair trade acts and policy?
Well, fair trade policy stemmed from conversations
between the U.S. and other countries, not the U.S. and
those countries' newly arrived immigrants.
That takes C off the market, too.
Did this change in population lead to debate over D -
voter registration laws?
Well, you can only register to vote if you're actually
a U.S. citizen. The debate over these laws involves
way more than the rise in immigration.
Which means the demographic shift shown in the map
led to debate over A - the national identity.
So with a growing number of immigrants arriving in the U.S.,
a question of America's who, what, when, where, and why
moved to the forefront of the national conversation.
So the answer is A. This question of identity
continues to be a source of contention today among Americans,
adding yet another layer of teenage anxiety to
life's big mysteries.
[ sigh ]