Breaking Free

Who said, "I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death!"?
Patrick Henry
Who was chosen by the Second Continental Congress to command the new Continental Army?
George Washington
What persuaded many colonists that the time has come to declare independence?
Common Sense
What persuaded King George to make peace with the colonies?
Olive Branch Petition
What was written to explain why it was time for the colonies to separate from Britian?
Declaration of Independence
All people are born with certain rights that include the ..
right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
The day on which the Declaration of Independence was approved in 1776 is celebrated today as?
Independence Day
What event took place in June 1775?
Battle of Bunker Hill