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Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievence
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
35 terms
The Declaration of Independence
Declaration
Grievance
Self-Evident
Salt-Peter
A formal opinion in writing... Signed in 1776 by US revolutionar…
A complaint
Obvious
An ingredient used in making gun powder
Declaration
A formal opinion in writing... Signed in 1776 by US revolutionar…
Grievance
A complaint
33 terms
Declaration of Independence
entitle
impel
endowed
unalienable
to deserve something, you earned it
make you do something, force you
given
not able to be taken away
entitle
to deserve something, you earned it
impel
make you do something, force you
41 terms
Declaration of Independence
1
2
3
4
When in the course of human events,
it becomes necessary
for one people
to dissolve the political bands which have connected them wit…
1
When in the course of human events,
2
it becomes necessary
12 terms
Declaration of Independence
self-evident
equal
endow
unalienable
obvious, clear, apparent
to be considered the same as
to freely or naturally provide with something
impossible to take away or give up
self-evident
obvious, clear, apparent
equal
to be considered the same as
17 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievance
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
12 terms
Declaration of Independence
self-evident
equal
endow
unalienable
obvious, clear, apparent
to be considered the same as
to freely or naturally provide with something
impossible to take away or give up
self-evident
obvious, clear, apparent
equal
to be considered the same as
12 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievance
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
25 terms
Declaration of Independence
Who led the Continental (Patriot) Army
What was the main impact of the docume…
What did the Declaration of Independen…
What three main rights did the Declara…
George Washington
It persuaded many colonist that it was time to declare indepe…
Why it was time for the colonies to separate from Great Brita…
The right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Who led the Continental (Patriot) Army
George Washington
What was the main impact of the docume…
It persuaded many colonist that it was time to declare indepe…
13 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
Britain
John Hancock
John Locke
He wrote the Declaration of Independence
Country they declared freedom from
He had the largest signature on the Declaration
Thomas Jefferson was inspired by his ideas.
Thomas Jefferson
He wrote the Declaration of Independence
Britain
Country they declared freedom from
14 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
Grievence
Unalienable Rights
Author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
A complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
Means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
Author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
13 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievence
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
11 terms
Declaration of Independence
Grievances
Unalienable Rights
George Washington
July 4, 1776
Complaints listed in the Declaration of Independence
Rights that cannot be taken away by the governement
General and Commander in chief chosen to lead the Patriot Arm…
The day the Declaration of Independence was signed.
Grievances
Complaints listed in the Declaration of Independence
Unalienable Rights
Rights that cannot be taken away by the governement
14 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
Grievance
Unalienable Rights
Author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
A complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
Means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
Author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
10 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievence
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
39 terms
Declaration of Independence
Proclamation Act of 1763
Sugar Act 1764
Stamp Act 1765
Townshend Acts 1767
Act passed by Parliament that prohibited colonists from settl…
Placed tax on sugar, coffee, indigo, and molasses.
Placed tax on all legal documents (contracts, wills, newspape…
Passed by Parliament, put a tax on glass, lead, paper, and tea.
Proclamation Act of 1763
Act passed by Parliament that prohibited colonists from settl…
Sugar Act 1764
Placed tax on sugar, coffee, indigo, and molasses.
15 terms
Declaration of Independence
Grievances
Unalienable Rights
Lexington & Concord
Battle of Saratoga
Complaints listed in the Declaration of Independence
Rights that cannot be taken away by the governement
First battle of the Revolutionary War. Shot hear round the Wo…
Turning Point in the War... France became our allies
Grievances
Complaints listed in the Declaration of Independence
Unalienable Rights
Rights that cannot be taken away by the governement
37 terms
The Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Grievance
Laissez-Faire
Taxation
A formal opinion or grievance in writing... Signed in 1776 by US…
A complaint
Hands off policy where government allows the market to correc…
How Britain proposed to pay for the French and Indian war at…
Declaration of Independence
A formal opinion or grievance in writing... Signed in 1776 by US…
Grievance
A complaint
15 terms
Declaration of Independence
Abolish
Liberty
Proclamation
Duty
to put an end to something
the quality or state of being free
an official, formal public announcement
a tax
Abolish
to put an end to something
Liberty
the quality or state of being free
33 terms
Declaration of Independence
entitle
impel
endowed
unalienable
to deserve something, you earned it
make you do something, force you
given
not able to be taken away
entitle
to deserve something, you earned it
impel
make you do something, force you
13 terms
Declaration of independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
Common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
13 terms
declaration of independence
parliament
common law
colony
charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
A legal system based on custom and court rulings... a system of…
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A constitution... A document that gives the holder the right to…
parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings... a system of…
22 terms
The Declaration of Independence
Natural Rights
Equality
Unalienable Rights
Consent of the Governed
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
As a political value, the idea that all people are of equal w…
natural rights that belong to everyone and cannot be taken away
the idea that government derives its authority by sanction of…
Natural Rights
Rights inherent in human beings, not dependent on governments…
Equality
As a political value, the idea that all people are of equal w…
10 terms
Declaration of independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
Common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
13 terms
declaration of independence
parliament
colony
common law
charter
British law-making body (congress)
a country or area under the full or partial political control…
Judge made law
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
parliament
British law-making body (congress)
colony
a country or area under the full or partial political control…
13 terms
Declaration Of Independence
Parliament
Common Law
Colony
Charter
Britain's law-making assembly... A body of representatives that…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings... A system of…
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
Britain's law-making assembly... A body of representatives that…
Common Law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings... A system of…
13 terms
Declaration Of Independence
Parliament
common law
colony
charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
13 terms
Declaration of independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
the body of representatives from the whole country, had the r…
A system of law based on precedent and customs
A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
A constitution
Parliament
the body of representatives from the whole country, had the r…
Common law
A system of law based on precedent and customs
13 terms
declaration of independence
parliament
common law
colony
charter
a body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
A legal document giving certain rights to a person or company
parliament
a body of representatives that makes laws for a nation... Britai…
common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
13 terms
Declaration of independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A territory that is legally tied to a sovereign state rather…
A constitution
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
Common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
14 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievance
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
13 terms
The Declaration of Independence
abolish
assent
Declaration of Independence
delegates
cancel; put an end to
to agree
Signed in 1776 by US revolutionaries; it declared the United…
A person who is chosen or elected to represent a person or gr…
abolish
cancel; put an end to
assent
to agree
13 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievence
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
10 terms
Declaration of Independence
self-evident
natural rights
endow
unalienable rights
obvious, clear, apparent
rights that people are born with
to freely or naturally provide with something
that cannot be taken away
self-evident
obvious, clear, apparent
natural rights
rights that people are born with
15 terms
Declaration of Independence
boycott
repeal
quarter
intolerable
when people refuse to buy, sell, or trade a product
cancel
allow a soldier to live in your house
something that makes you angry; unbearable
boycott
when people refuse to buy, sell, or trade a product
repeal
cancel
12 terms
Declaration of Independence
self-evident
equal
endow
unalienable
obvious, clear, apparent
to be considered the same as
to freely or naturally provide with something
impossible to take away or give up
self-evident
obvious, clear, apparent
equal
to be considered the same as
10 terms
Declaration of Independence
colonies
represent
legislature
loyal
areas of land controlled by another more powerful country
acting on behalf and in the best interest of another person o…
branch of government responsible for writing laws
supporting a person or a cause
colonies
areas of land controlled by another more powerful country
represent
acting on behalf and in the best interest of another person o…
Declaration of Independence
mission statement
pursuit
self-evident
creed
expresses the purpose of the organization
the act of chasing or seeking
obvious; requiring no proof or explanation.
A statement of belief
mission statement
expresses the purpose of the organization
pursuit
the act of chasing or seeking
14 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
Grievence
Unalienable Rights
Author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
A complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
Means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
Author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
Britain
John Hancock
John Locke
He wrote the Declaration of Independence
Country they declared freedom from
He had the largest signature on the Declaration
Thomas Jefferson was inspired by his ideas.
Thomas Jefferson
He wrote the Declaration of Independence
Britain
Country they declared freedom from
13 terms
Declaration of independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation Britai…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation Britai…
Common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
12 terms
Declaration Of Independence
Common Law
Colony
Charter
Compact
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Hard, dense bone tissue that is beneath the outer membrane of…
Common Law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
Colony
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
13 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievence
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
13 terms
Declaration of Independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
British law-making body (congress)
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
British law-making body (congress)
Common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
17 terms
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
2nd Continental Congress
grievance
unalienable rights
author of the Declaration of Independence
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
a complaint or resentment, as against an unjust or unfair act
means a natural right that everybody gets from birth that can…
Thomas Jefferson
author of the Declaration of Independence
2nd Continental Congress
Approved the creation of a Continental Army and the Declarati…
13 terms
Declaration of Independence
self-evident
unalienable
pursuit
institute
adj. obvious, clear, apparent
adj. impossible to take away or give up
n. an attempt to find or achieve something
v. to set up, to establish
self-evident
adj. obvious, clear, apparent
unalienable
adj. impossible to take away or give up
13 terms
declaration of independence
parliament
common law
colony
charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
A legal system based on custom and court rulings... a system of…
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A constitution... A document that gives the holder the right to…
parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings... a system of…
12 terms
Declaration of Independence
declare
independence
obvious
pursue
to tell, say, speak
freedom
clear, everyone knows, of course
chase, goal
declare
to tell, say, speak
independence
freedom
13 terms
declaration of independence
parliament
common law
colony
charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
A system of law based on precedent and customs
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A legal document giving certain rights to a person or company
parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
common law
A system of law based on precedent and customs
13 terms
Declaration of independence
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation Britai…
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation Britai…
Common law
A legal system based on custom and court rulings
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