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Handout B: Vocabulary and Context Questions – Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832)


Excerpts from the Antilon-First Citizen Letters

  1. Vocabulary: Use context clues to determine the meaning or significance of each of these words and write their definitions:
    1. disabled/disabilities
    2. resolve
    3. speculative
    4. approbation
    5. papist
    6. knaves
    7. sects/denominations
    8. malice
    9. basest
  2. Context: Answer the following questions.
    1. When were these documents written?
    2. Where were these documents written?
    3. Who wrote this document?
    4. What type of document is this?
    5. What was the purpose of this document?
    6. Who was the audience for these documents?