Analyzing Seminal U.S. Documents: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.9 Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What historical document declared the colonies no longer a part of the British Empire?

Question 2 2. Throughout the Bill of Rights, many promises were made concerning prosecution and trials. Which one of these was NOT a right given?

Question 3 3. Which of the following did the Federalist Letters NOT address?

Question 4 4. What freedoms are promised in the first Amendment?

Question 5 5. Who was John Lind?

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Question 6 6. Dr. King admired men like Jesus and Abraham Lincoln for their

Question 7 7. What were the Articles of Confederation?

Question 8 8. In his document, John Lind accused the colonies of really being angry because of:

Question 9 9. Who represented and signed The Treaty of Paris on behalf of the colonies?

Question 10 10. 'Letter from Birmingham Jail' is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s

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Question 11 11. What did the Emancipation Proclamation grant?

Question 12 12. Which section of the Declaration of Independence outlines the general beliefs of government that justifies a rebellion?

Question 13 13. Which is NOT true about the legislative branch?

Question 14 14. What was the result of the Federalist Papers?

Question 15 15. The 'Letter' gave reasons why

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Question 16 16. In his official statement and address of Parliament, King George III hoped:

Question 17 17. What was King George III's immediate reaction to the Declaration of Independence?

Question 18 18. Why were the Bill of Rights written?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is true about the President?

Question 20 20. Which power was NOT given to the federal government in the Articles of Confederation?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following was an effect of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 22 22. The Constitution begins with _____.

Question 23 23. What was the main reason that the focus on slavery started?

Question 24 24. What was the first set of government rules adopted by the United States?

Question 25 25. Which of the following statements about the Civil War is NOT true?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following events did NOT come before the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 27 27. The Treaty of Paris ended the Revolutionary War and:

Question 28 28. Why did the colonies declare themselves free from England?

Question 29 29. What is the Judicial Branch of the government responsible for?

Question 30 30. Dr. King was in Birmingham, Alabama because

Analyzing Seminal U.S. Documents: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.9 Chapter Exam Instructions

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