Declaration of Independence

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Name the three rights of the Declaration.

1. pursuit of happiness
2. liberty
3. life

Who was the Declaration written by?

Thomas Jefferson

Who authorized the Declaration?

Second Continental Congress

When was the Declaration signed and adopted in?

1776

True or False- The Declaration was written to start the American Revolution.

False

True or False- The Second Continental Congress had the task of carrying out the American Revolution.

True

True or False- The Declaration of Independence is not a constitution.

True

True or False- The Declaration of Independence was written in Washington, D.C.

False

True or False- The principles of the Declaration of Independence were used in writing the U.S. Constitution.

True

True or False- The Declaration of Independence was signed after the U.S. Constitution was written.

False

What does unalienable mean?

Incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another

What is a declaration?

Announcement, a statement

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