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Handout D: Vocabulary and Context Questions (Jay’s Treaty)

Vocabulary and Context Questions

Directions: Using a dictionary and/or context clues, define each word. Then answer the questions that follow.


  1. utmost
  2. relative
  3. mode
  4. exclusively
  5. vested
  6. concur
  7. promulgated
  8. obligatory
  9. validity

Context Questions

  1. Who wrote this document?
  2. When was the document written?
  3. Who is the audience for this document?
  4. What is the purpose of this document?

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