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  1. -Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, edited by the Continental Congress.
    -Argued that humans have natural rights, guaranteed to them at birth.
    -Blamed King George for the problems leading up to the Revolution.
    -Declared the United States independent from Great Britain.
  2. - Appointed commander of the Continental Army because for his leadership skills.
    - A symbol of the colonists' fight for independence.
  3. - Increased social equality, increased church-state separation, and elevated the status of women.
    - Put an end to certain inheritance practices (primogeniture and entail) and the practice of putting a person in jail for debt.
    - Reduced the qualifications for owning property, voting, and holding office.

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  1. Battle of Saratoga- Prevented the British from splitting New England from the rest of the colonies.
    - As a result Gen. Burgoyne and his army surrendered to the Americans.
    - Proved to France that America could win the war.
    - British offered Americans home rule within the British Empire.

          

  2. Breed's Hill- Ended the Revolutionary War, granted the colonies independence, and gave them territory from Canada's southern border to Florida's northern border.
    - Britain hoped to split the US from its French allies by granting the nation's wishes.

          

  3. Battle of Yorktown- British Gen. Cornwallis waited in Yorktown for supplies and replacements.
    - American Gen. Washington attacked Cornwallis and his troops by land while French Admiral De Grasse blocked their escape by sea.
    - Forced Britain to begin negotiating peace with America.

          

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