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AP® United States History
2004 Free-Response Questions

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Part A
(Suggested writing time—45 minutes)
Percent of Section II score—45
Directions: The following question requires you to construct a coherent essay that integrates your interpretation of
Documents A-H and your knowledge of the period referred to in the question. High scores will be earned only by essays that both cite key pieces of evidence from the documents and draw on outside knowledge of the period.
1. In what ways did the French and Indian War (1754-63) alter the political, economic and ideological relations between Britain and its American colonies?
Use the documents and your knowledge of the period 1740-1766 in constructing your response.
Document A

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Document B
Source: Canassatego, Chief of the Onondaga Nation of the Iroquois Confederacy, speech to representatives of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, 1742.
We know our Lands are now become more valuable. The white People think we do not know their Value; but we are sensible that the Land is everlasting, and the few Goods we receive for it are soon worn out and gone. . . . We are not well used with respect to the lands still unsold by us. Your People daily settle on these Lands, and spoil our Hunting. We must insist on your
Removing them, as you know they have no Right to settle.

Document C
Source: George Washington, letter to Robert Orme, aide-de-camp to General Edward