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Handout B: Vocabulary and Context Questions – Richard Henry Lee (1732-1794)


Letters from the Federal Farmer to the Republican

  1. Vocabulary: Use context clues to determine the meaning or significance of each of these words and write their definitions:
    1. consolidated
    2. vicinage
    3. inalienable
    4. explicitly
    5. ascertained
    6. ambitious
    7. props
  2. Context: Answer the following questions.
    1. When was this document written?
    2. Where was this document 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 this document?