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Important Documents & Speeches in US History Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why did the colonies declare themselves free from England?

Question 2 2. In his document, John Lind accused the colonies of really being angry because of:

Question 3 3. In his official statement and address of Parliament, King George III hoped:

Question 4 4. When was the Gettysburg Address given?

Question 5 5. When he gave the Gettysburg Address, approximately how long did Lincoln speak?

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Question 6 6. From what document did Lincoln borrow the phrase 'all men are created equal?'

Question 7 7. Which of the following was a grievance by King George III?

Question 8 8. Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

Question 9 9. Which section of the Declaration of Independence outlines the general beliefs of government that justifies a rebellion?

Question 10 10. What freedoms are promised in the first Amendment?

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Question 11 11. Throughout the Bill of Rights, many promises were made concerning prosecution and trials. Which one of these was NOT a right given?

Question 12 12. What historical document declared the colonies no longer a part of the British Empire?

Question 13 13. Which of these was NOT a goal of the Constitution?

Question 14 14. What is the direct purpose of the Bill of Rights in the Constitution?

Question 15 15. What did the US Constitution do for the early Americans?

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Question 16 16. What was the first set of government rules adopted by the United States?

Question 17 17. What was the result of the Federalist Papers?

Question 18 18. Which of the following did the Federalist Letters NOT address?

Question 19 19. Which of the following was an effect of the Emancipation Proclamation?

Question 20 20. What was the main reason that the focus on slavery started?

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Question 21 21. What did the Emancipation Proclamation grant?

Question 22 22. How were the states described in the Articles of Confederation?

Question 23 23. How many representatives were each state given in Congress?

Question 24 24. What were the Articles of Confederation?

Question 25 25. What is the Judicial Branch of the government responsible for?

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Question 26 26. Which is NOT true about the legislative branch?

Question 27 27. The Constitution begins with _____.

Question 28 28. Who was John Lind?

Question 29 29. In the Gettysburg Address, what does the phrase 'a new birth of freedom' mean?

Question 30 30. What committee was formed to address the grievances by King George III?

Important Documents & Speeches in US History Chapter Exam Instructions

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