SAT Subject US History Practice Question 640: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 640

81. The Fundamental Orders of Connecticut of 1639 can be described as which of the following?

A. A set of strict religious guidelines
B. Precepts of the Puritans
C. A royal charter that established a hierarchy of authority
D. A peace treaty with the local Native Americans
E. The first written constitution in the colonies

Correct Answer: E

Explanation:

The Fundamental Orders set out how the colony would be governed.

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