Documents/Institutions STAAR QUIZ:

  1. Documents written in the 1215 that limited the power of king and listed rights of citizens
    magna carta
  2. document written in 1689 that gave power to parliament and listed more rights of English citizens
    English Bill of Rights
  3. established in 1619 as the first representative assembly in the 13 colonies
    Virginia House of Burgesses
  4. written in 1620 to set p a government system for all aboard the Mayflower. It was the first example of self government in North America
    Mayflower Compact
  5. established Democracy in Connecticut, first written constitution in North America.
    Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
  6. plan proposed by Ben Franklin that would unite the colonies under one Government. The plan was rejected.
    Albany Plan of Union
  7. King George III told colonists that they could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains. IT was ignored
    Proclamation of 1763
  8. Formal declaration written by Thomas Jefferson and signed on July 4, 1776
    Declaration of Independence
  9. Document that formally ended the American Revolution. This made the Mississippi River the western boundary of the U.S.
    Treaty of Paris 1783
  10. Firsts constitution for the U.S. it had many weaknesses that were highlighted by Shays Rebellion
    Article of confederation
  11. Document written in 1787 that established the U.S. 's system of government. It created 3 branches of government
    U.S. Constitution
  12. Series of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay. That emphasized the need for ratification of the Constitution
    Federalist Papers
  13. created a system of territories to apply for statehood
    Northwest Ordinance
  14. Speech given by George Washington in which he warned the countries not to form alliances with foreign countered and to not allow political parties to tear apart the country
    Washington's Farewell Address
  15. Speech given by president James Monroe that more European countries not to try colonized in the western hemisphere. If they did, the U.S. would view as an act of war.
    Monroe Doctrine
  16. Speech given in 1861 that stated the North not interfere with slavery in the states that already had it, but would protect the Constitution and the union
    Lincoln's First Inaugural Address
  17. Speech given in 1865 that focused on ending slavery and bringing the south back into the Union
    Lincoln's second inaugural Address
  18. Speech in which Lincoln that freed all slaves in the rebelling states on January 1, 1863
    Emancipation Proclamation
  19. Dedication of Gettysburg battlefield as a national burial site. In this speech, Lincoln redefined the emphasis of the war as a war against slavery
    Gettysburg Address
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