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Declaration of Independence quiz

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Thomas Jefferson
T_o_a_s Je_ _e_ _on
Benjamin Franklin
Be_ _a_in F_a_ _ _in
John Adams
Jo_n A_a_s
Roger Sherman
Ro_er S_e_ _an
Robert Livingston
Ro_e_t Li_i_ _ _ _on
preamble
all men are created equal
preamble
their unalienable rights are endowed by their Creator
preamble
men have the power to abolish destructive governments and institute new ones
preamble
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
preamble
governments are instituted among men and have powers from the consent of men
preamble
Prudencewill say that governments long established should not be changed for light reasons
preamble
when there is a train of abuses, it is the peoples duty to throw off the government
intro
separate the powers in the earth by the Laws of Nature and Nature's God
list of grievances
quartering large bodies of troops among us
list of grievances
for transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offenses
list of grievances
for imposing taxes without our consent
list of grievances
for cutting off our trade with the rest of the world
list of grievances
by waging war against us
list of grievances
transporting foreign mercenaries to compleat the works of death
list of grievances
abolishing the free system of english laws in a neighboring province
list of grievances
abolishing our most valuable laws and taking away our charters
intro
first section is called
preamble
second section is called
list of grievances
third section is called
prior to redress the grievances
last section is called
prior to redress the grievances
warned our British brethren the attempts of the Legislature
prior to redress the grievances
Enamies in War, in Peace Friends
prior to redress the grievances
we have reminded them of our settlement here
prior to redress the grievances
we have rights as any other Independent States have the right to do
prior to redress the grievances
thes United Colonies ought to be Free and Independent States
prior to redress the grievances
the political connection between the colonies and the British Crown is to be totally dissolved
John Hancock
first person to sign the declaration, or the president of the Continental Congress
Thomas Jefferson
writer of the Declaration
the five drafters
what is the name of the group of five in fron t of the desk, handing the draft
false
true or false. people that signed the Declaration got away with it
George Mason
Who inspired most of Jefferson's words?
August 2, 1776
when was the Declaration signed
King George the III
who was the list of grievances directed towards
lives, fortunes, and sacred honor
what did the signers pledge each other?

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