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UNITED STATES HISTORY
2010 SCORING GUIDELINES
? 2010 The College Board.
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Question 1 ? Document-Based Question
In what ways did ideas and values held by Puritans influence the political, economic, and social
development of the New England colonies from 1630 through the 1660s?
The 8?9 Essay
? Contains a well-developed thesis that analyzes the ways in which Puritan ideas and values
influenced the political, economic, and social development of the New England colonies from 1630
through the 1660s.
? Presents an effective analysis of the ways in which Puritan ideas and values influenced the
political, economic, and social development of the New England colonies:
o Discussion of the influence of Puritan ideas and values on the political, economic, and
social development of the New England colonies may be somewhat imbalanced.
o Discussion of one factor may be embedded in the discussion of other factors.
? Effectively uses a substantial number of documents.
? Supports thesis with substantial and relevant outside information.
? May contain minor errors but is clearly organized and well written.
The 5?7 Essay
? Contains a thesis addressing the ways in which Puritan ideas and values influenced the political,
economic, and social development of the New England colonies from 1630 through the 1660s.
? Has limited analysis of the ways in which Puritan ideas and values influenced the political,
economic, and social development of the New England colonies:
o Discussion of the influence of Puritan ideas and values on the political, economic, and
social development of the New England colonies may be imbalanced.
o Discussion of one factor may be embedded in the discussion of other factors.
? Effectively uses some documents.
? Supports thesis with some relevant outside information.
? May have errors that do not seriously detract from the quality of the essay.
? Shows acceptable organization and writing; language errors do not interfere with comprehension.

The 2?4 Essay
? Contains a limited or undeveloped thesis.
? Deals with the question in a general manner; simplistic, superficial treatment of the subject.
? Merely paraphrases quotes or briefly cites documents.
? Contains little outside information or information that is inaccurate or irrelevant.
? May have major errors.
? May be poorly organized and/or written.
The 0?1 Essay
? Contains no thesis or a thesis that does not address the question.
? Exhibits inadequate or incorrect understanding of the question.
? Has little or no understanding of the documents or ignores them completely.
? Has numerous errors.
? Is written so poorly that it inhibits understanding.
The ? Essay
? Is blank or completely off topic. AP?
UNITED STATES HISTORY
2010 SCORING GUIDELINES
? 2010 The College Board.
Visit the College Board on the Web: www.collegeboard.com.
Question 1 ? Potential Outside Information
?An hour?s idleness is as bad as an hour?s
drunkenness?
Anglican Church
Antinomianism
Apprenticeship
Arabella covenant (Arbella)
Archbishop William Laud
Banishment of Roger Williams (1635)
Bay Psalm Book
Bible (Holy) Commonwealth
Blue Laws (sumptuary laws)
?Body of Liberties,? 1641
Bradstreet, Anne
Calvin, John
Charter colony
?City on a hill? (?light upon a hill?)
Congregational Church
Congregational rule
Connecticut
Conversion experience
Coverture
Dame schools
?Damned if you do, damned if you don?t?
Davenport, John
Deserving poor
Direct democracy
?Drunkenness?
Dyer, Mary
?Elect?
Eliot, John
Establishment of public education
?Fall of the cow? ? economic recession, 1640s
Freedom of religion
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
General Court
?General Fundamentals? of Plymouth
?God?s barn?
?God versus cod?
Gorton, Samuel
Great Puritan migration, 1630?1643
Halfway Covenant/Cambridge Agreement
Harvard College
Heresy/heretics
High population density (compact settlements)
Homogeneous makeup of New England
Hooker, Thomas
Hutchinson, Anne (banished in 1638)
?Idle hands are the devil?s workshop?
Increase Mather (1639?1723)
Jeremiads
King Charles I
King Philip (Metacom)
Magistrates
Majority rule
Mason, John
Massachusetts Bay Company
Massachusetts School Laws of 1642 and 1647
Massachusetts tribe
Meetinghouse
Narragansetts
New England Confederation
New England Primer
New England town meetings
?New England Way?
New Hampshire
New Haven
Old Deluder Satan Law
Original sin
Paternalism
Patriarchal family
Pequot Wars (1637?)
Pilgrims (separatists/nonconformists)
Plymouth Plantation
Praying towns
Predestination
Profit motive (reasonable profit)
Protestant work ethic
Providence Plantation
Public education
Puritan Utopia
Pynchon, William
Quakers
Quasi-theocracy
Rhode Island
Rogue?s Island
?Sacred cod?
Salutary neglect
Separation of church and state
Shipbuilding
Social reciprocity
Standish, Miles
Theocracy
Town meetings
Township education system
Trade and Navigation Acts
Visible saints
Wampanoags
West Indian tradeAP?
UNITED STATES HISTORY
2010 SCORING GUIDELINES
? 2010 The College Board.
Visit the College Board on the Web: www.collegeboard.com.
Question 1 ? Potential Outside Information (continued)
Puritan Beliefs and Values
? Predestination:
o Doctrine of original sin.
o Man is saved by God?s grace alone.
? Success and good