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Themes & Concepts in American Historical Documents

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Which was not a major theme of Washington's Farewell Address?

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1. Who gave the 'Four Freedoms' Speech?

2. The Gettysburg Address was given to commemorate the lives of soldiers who died in which war?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this short quiz, you'll need to understand how to analyze U.S. historical documents. Specific topics you should be familiar with include major themes in Washington's Farewell Address and who gave the ''Four Freedoms'' Speech.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • Individual who gave the ''Four Freedoms'' Speech
  • Information about George Washington
  • Individual who wrote ''Letter from Birmingham Jail''
  • Major themes in Washington's Farewell Address
  • Which war The Gettysburg Address references

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the individual who wrote ''Letter from Birmingham Jail''
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on analyzing U.S. historical documents
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the war The Gettysburg Address references

Additional Learning

For more information, review the accompanying lesson titled Themes & Concepts in American Historical Documents. The lesson was designed to cover the following objectives:

  • Recall what the Declaration of Independence is and when it was created
  • Identify the freedoms that are a part of the ''Four Freedoms'' Speech
  • Explore the impact ''Letter from Birmingham Jail'' had on the Civil Rights Movement
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