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Unit 2 SAQ (The Colonies)

2 min readnovember 17, 2021


AP US History 🇺🇸

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AP US History Short-Answer Question on The Colonies

👋 Welcome to the APUSH Unit 2 SAQ (The Colonies). These are shorter questions, but you'll still want to grab some paper and a pencil, or open up a blank page on your computer. After you finish, you can see how you did with Unit 2 SAQ (The Colonies) Answers.
⏱ The AP US History exam has a mixture of free-response questions and allotted times. For these types of questions, there will be 3 SAQs, and you will be given 40 minutes to complete the SAQ section. (This means you should give yourself ~13 minutes to go through each practice SAQ.)
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Confine your response to the period 1607 to 1754.
(a) Briefly describe the difference between the development of society in New England (such as Massachusetts Bay) and that of the southern colonies (such as Virginia or the Carolinas).
(b) Briefly describe ONE specific historical similarity between the development of societies in New England and those of the southern colonies.
(c) Briefly explain one specific reason for the differences in the development of societies in the New England and the southern colonies.

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