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  1. -Drafted by Thomas Jefferson, edited by the Continental Congress.
    -Argued that humans have natural rights, guaranteed to them at birth.
    -Blamed King George for the problems leading up to the Revolution.
    -Declared the United States independent from Great Britain.
  2. - British forces attacked the Americans.
    - The British suffered more casualties then the Americans.
    - The British won when the colonists were forced to retreat, due to their lack of gun powder.
    - The King declared New England and eventually all of the colonies in a state of rebellion.
  3. -The colonies' final offer of peace to King George.
    -Agreed to be loyal to King George if the government would address their wishes (repeal the Coercive Acts and end taxation without representation).
    -This petition was rejected once Britain heard about Breed's Hill.

3 True/False questions

  1. Appointment of Washington- Appointed commander of the Continental Army because for his leadership skills.
    - A symbol of the colonists' fight for independence.


  2. Second Continental Congress-Met in 1775, when King George did not agree to the colonist's demands.
    -The Congress drafted and signed the Declaration of Independence, which declared war and that the colonists should be free of Britain.
    -The Congress appointed Washington as commander of the Continental Army and wrote the Articles of Confederation.


  3. Treaty of Paris- Increased social equality, increased church-state separation, and elevated the status of women.
    - Put an end to certain inheritance practices (primogeniture and entail) and the practice of putting a person in jail for debt.
    - Reduced the qualifications for owning property, voting, and holding office.