10 terms

Declaration of Independence Vocabulary

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Unalienable
Not to be transferred.
Despostism
Absolute power.
Insurrection
A rebellious commotion
Providence
The care of God over created beings
Tyranny
Unresisted and cruel power.
Magnanimity
Elevation of soul
Allegiance
The duty of subjects to the government
Endowed
to enrich with any excellence
Naturalization
The act of investing aliens with the privileges of native subjects
Usurpation
Forcible, unjust, illegal seizure or possession