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MEGA English: Analyzing U.S. Historical Documents Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Approximately how long did Lincoln speak?

Question 2 2. What was the reason Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address?

Question 3 3. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

Question 4 4. When was the Declaration of Independence approved?

Question 5 5. What is NOT true of the Declaration?

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Question 6 6. Who was Publius?

Question 7 7. Which of the following best describes the Articles of Confederation?

Question 8 8. How was the railroad both an asset and a detriment to the frontier?

Question 9 9. How did the Homestead Act successfully populate the frontier?

Question 10 10. What was the purpose of the Reconstruction Amendments?

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Question 11 11. Which is event is correctly paired with the associated territory?

Question 12 12. What did the 14th amendment do?

Question 13 13. What did the 13th amendment do?

Question 14 14. Which of the following best describes the U.S. Preamble's inclusion of the phrase 'We the People?'

Question 15 15. How are the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments referred to?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following people published a famous Farewell Address in a Philadelphia newspaper in 1796?

Question 17 17. How can a proposition to amend the Constitution legally be accomplished?

Question 18 18. How did the principle of the consent of the governed impact the Declaration of Independence?

Question 19 19. Which person was the first to settle on the frontier in the mid-19th century?

Question 20 20. The 'Letter' gave reasons why

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Question 21 21.

Which sentence appropriately summarizes this quote from the 'Turner Thesis'?

The existence of an area of free land, its continuous recession, and the advance of American settlement westward explain American development.

Question 22 22. What was the first set of government rules adopted by the United States?

Question 23 23. Interpret the Monroe Doctrine from the perspective of the European powers.

Question 24 24. Which of the following did George Washington most likely see as the biggest threat to the unity of the U.S.?

Question 25 25. What did the 15th amendment do?

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Question 26 26. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Question 27 27. Why did people not favor the Constitution?

Question 28 28. Why was it unusual that the first draft of the Declaration opposed slavery?

Question 29 29. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 30 30. Four of the first five presidents came from Virginia, and their collective decisions shaped the United States government for centuries to come. Which is NOT an action this group of leaders took?

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