History Test Study Guide
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Who is the Primary author of the declaration of independence?
Part 3 of Declaration of Independence contained a list of...
How many committee members were appointed to draft the declaration of independence?
The declaration of independence states that all people are created equal...... true or false?
John Locke Jean Jaques and -------- were key philosophers that influenced jefferson
George Washington was a member of the committee of 5....true or false?
John Locke was a member of the committee of 5......true or false?
John Adams was a member of the Committee of 5... true or false?
How many signers were on the Declaration of Independence?
Rights that cannot be taken away are called....
Self evident means...
To impel is to
Urge someone to do something
The first part of the declaration of independence states....
To obtain something from a specific source
A formal written request
To change something from its original condition
The Declaration of independence was officially ratified on...
July 4 ,1776
Rights that are not able to be taken away from you
List the members of the above group assigned to write the Declaration of Independence.
John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, Roger Sherman
The principle that the authority of a state (country) and its government is created and sustained by the consent of its people, through their elected representatives, who are the source of all political power.
An agreement made with a community or government to secure mutual protection of rights and well being.
Rights that people have under natural law (rights at birth) such as life, liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness
The duty of the people of a nation to overthrow a government that acts against their common interests and/or threatens the safety of the people without probable cause.
Right to Revolution
What is the 2nd part of the Declaration of Independence?
A theory of good government and individual
What is the 4th part of the Declaration of Independence?
The Actual Declaration
When something of importance is granted or given to someone.
When something is established, started, or set into motion.
To give permission for something to happen.
The right to freedom.
The illegal or wrongful seizure of something or illegally taking away something from another person
A reference to "the people."
To terminate something or to bring it to an end.
A ruler or government who is cruel, harsh or brutal in their treatment of the people.
Having control over someone else. A prolonged treatment of cruelty of someone or something.
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