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Analyzing Seminal US Documents: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.9 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. From what document did Lincoln borrow the phrase 'all men are created equal?'

Question 2 2. Which event is correctly paired with the associated territory?

Question 3 3. The police have raided your house, but they do not have a warrant or the legal authority to do so. Why is this prohibited by the fourth amendment?

Question 4 4. When was the Gettysburg Address given?

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

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Question 6 6. The 'Letter' gave reasons why

Question 7 7. 'The Bill of Rights guarantees the rights of U.S. citizens as much, or more, than the citizens any other country. It does this in a way that had never been done before. The Bill of Rights is also important because {Blank}'

Question 8 8. Under Article III of the Constitution, which situation would the Judicial Branch be concerned with?

Question 9 9. The Second Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 10 10.

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.

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Question 11 11. What was the reason Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address?

Question 12 12. In the Gettysburg Address, what does the phrase 'a new birth of freedom' mean?

Question 13 13. Why did people not favor the Constitution?

Question 14 14. The Eighth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 15 15. Which amendment provides a blanket of protection for Americans?

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Question 16 16. The Fifth Amendment guarantees which of the following?

Question 17 17. Interpret the Monroe Doctrine from the perspective of the European powers.

Question 18 18. In his letter, Reverend King describes his deep disappointment with

Question 19 19. Article I of the Constitution establishes _____.

Question 20 20. Dr. King was in Birmingham, Alabama because

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Question 21 21. U.S. Senators are up for election every

Question 22 22. What did the 13th amendment do?

Question 23 23. 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?

Question 24 24. How was the railroad both an asset and a detriment to the frontier?

Question 25 25. 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s

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Question 26 26. Which person was the first to settle on the frontier in the mid-19th century?

Question 27 27. Who was Publius?

Question 28 28. What did the 14th amendment do?

Question 29 29. Before and during the American Revolution, colonists were required to provide housing to soldiers at any time. Which amendment in the Bill of Rights protects current U.S citizens from this challenge?

Question 30 30. Who wrote the first draft of the Declaration?

Analyzing Seminal US Documents: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.9 Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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