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This document, written in 1215, limited the powers of the king of England.
a) English Bill of Rights
b) Magna Carta
c) U.S. Constitution
d) Articles of Confederation

This document forbade colonists to settle west of the Appalachians (to avoid conflict with the Natives).
a) Proclamation of 1763
b) Treaty of Paris 1763
c) Emancipation Proclamation
d) Washington's Farewell Address

This document ended the American Revolutionary War.
a) Treaty of Paris 1763
b) Treaty of Paris 1783
c) Treaty of Ghent
d) Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

This document did not give the central government a lot of powers because the framers wanted to avoid tyranny (abuse of power).
a) Fundamental Order of Connecticut
b) Mayflower Compact
c) U.S. Constitution
d) Articles of Confederation

This document set an orderly process to add states to the new territory gained after the French and Indian War, and also future land acquired by the U.S.
a) Monroe Doctrine
b) Northwest Ordinance
c) Land Ordinance
d) Albany Plan of Union

This document discouraged European countries from interfering with the Western Hemisphere. If they do, the U.S. will defend North and South American nations.
a) Northwest Ordinance
b) Land Ordinance
c) Monroe Doctrine
d) Treaty of Paris 1783

This document, created by Thomas Hooker, was one of the first constitutions in the colonies. It stated that people had the right to elect governors, judges, and a legislature.
a) English Bill of Rights
b) Magna Carta
c) Articles of Confederation
d) Fundamental Orders of Connecticut

This document was an agreement that established self-government and gave the leaders the power to enact laws for the good of the colony.
a) Mayflower Compact
b) Albany Plan of Union
c) English Bill of Rights
d) Declaration of Independence

This document explained reasons for separation, listed grievances with the King George's methods, and stated that the colonies were independent states.
a) Declaration of Independence
b) Emancipation Proclamation
c) U.S. Constitution
d) Gettysburg Address

This document lays out the plans for government, protects the rights of citizens, and includes amendments that can be changed to meet society's needs.
a) Articles of Confederation
b) Magna Carta
c) U.S. Constitution
d) Monroe Doctrine

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