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A booklet that Thomas Paine wrote to convince the colonists to join the Patriots and want independence.
Soldiers in the Continental Army that could be ready to fight in the blink of an eye.
Age Of Reason
A period in time when people realized that they should be treated fair with all of the same rights.
The general of the Continental Army.
The location of both the First and Second Continental Congress.
King George III
The king of Great Britain and the colonies.
A member of the Second Continental Congress who edited the first draft of the Declaration of Independence.
The author of the booklet Common Sense.
Second Continental Congress
A group of delegates from each of the colonies that formed the Declaration of Independence.
Crimes against your country that are punishable by death.
A group of untrained soldiers that are part of the Continental Army.
The army of the Patriots.
Declaration of Independence
The document that stated reasons for the separation of the colonies from Great Britain.
July 4th, 1776
The day that the Declaration of Independence was approved.
The author of the Declaration of Independence.
Someone who disagrees with the views of Great Britain.
Someone who agrees with the views of Great Britain.