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Part A: Multiple Choice
Terms in this set (14)
The idea of natural rights is best defined as...
rights every person is born with, cannot be taken away
The political ideas of Thomas Jefferson were greatly influenced by...
In the pamphlet Common Sense, the author argues that colonies should...
have a violent break w/ Britain
The introduction to the Declaration of Independence is sometimes called...
According to Locke, people formed governments...
to protect their natural rights
The phrase "Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness," as found in the Declaration of Independence, refers to...
What was a major advantage of the American side in the Revolutionary War?
Patriot forces were fighting on their own territory
The results of the Battle of Saratoga...
convinced the French to help out the Americans in this war
The British ended their siege of Boston when...
George Washington put cannons on top of Dorchester Heights
One of the Patriots' greatest advantages in the war was that...
they were fighting on their own territory
The battles of Trenton and Princeton were important because they...
boosted Patriot morale
Once the colonists brought their cannons to Dorchester Heights, the British...
focused on New York and Philadelphia
The battle of Yorktown resulted in...
the signing of the treaty of Paris
According to the Treaty of Paris, the new United States would control
all the land from the New England to the Mississippi River and north to the Great Lakes
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Part B: Fill in the Blanks
Part C: Names
Part D: Short Answers
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