states that England officially recognizes the colonies to be in rebellion and that they will take all steps necessary to bring the traitors to justice
Colonists sends of a ___as one last try to negotiate with the British and get an answer 6 weeks later.
said that the Americans owed no allegiance to either the Parliament or the King; 500,000 copies were cold.
if the colonies do not declare their independence, then England had a right to put the colonists to death if they captured them because they were not a ____ country
Committee of Five men
The Congress creates a _____ _____ _____ ____ who were now in charge of writing the Declaration of Independence
was originally supposed to write the Declaration of Independence; asked jefferson to do if because he was ten times the writer than he was and that people would vote against it because they didnt like him,
was a slave owner but disagreed with slavery; wrote a paragraph in the Declaration that Slavery should be abolished.
Jefferson asked ___ ___ for advice because not all of the states agreed to these terms; he told Jefferson to take the paragraph out about slavery and worry about it another time.
If the paragraph about slavery stayed in the Declaration of Independence the ____ ____ could have been avoided
Jefferson tried to explain as best he can the philosophical principles of the war and of the DOI
life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
what Jefferson said that every human being had the right to (natural rights) ; was also inspired by John Locke.
Then goes on to say that the _____ ___ was violating the natural rights of the colonists.
a government is supposed to work for its people and if the government fails to properly work for its people then the people are allowed to ____ the government.