SS.7.C.1.4 VOCAB

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consent of the governed
an agreement made by the people to establish a government and abide by its laws
Declaration of Independence
a document written in 1776 that listed the basis for democratic government and the grievances of the colonists
liberty
an individual's right to be free
pursuit of happiness
whatever an individual defines as making them happy
unalienable rights
basic rights of the people that may not be taken away
natural rights
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that cannot be taken away by governments