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Declaration of Independence
1 When,
2 it becomes
3 for
4 to dissolve
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,
When in the course of human events,
2 it becomes
it becomes necessary
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Colonists
Benjamin Franklin
King George
A document that said that the colonists wanted to be independ…
A group of people who come to settle in another country.
Said that the colonists should be free from England. He helpe…
The king of England.
Declaration of Independence
A document that said that the colonists wanted to be independ…
Colonists
A group of people who come to settle in another country.
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
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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
6 terms
Declaration of Independence
Declaration
Distinguished
assent
naturalization
a formal or explicit statement or announcement
excellent, noted, eminent, famous
to give in, yield
to introduce or to adopt
Declaration
a formal or explicit statement or announcement
Distinguished
excellent, noted, eminent, famous
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
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
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…
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
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
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
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…
Declaration of Independence:
Impel
Endowed
Unsurpations
Envinces
Push into motion.
Provided, supplied, or equipped with (especially as by inheri…
Unlawful seizures of rights or privileges.
Reveal the presence of a quality or feeling.
Impel
Push into motion.
Endowed
Provided, supplied, or equipped with (especially as by inheri…
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
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
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
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
5 terms
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Second Continental Congress
Equality
Militia
A document that stated the American colonies were breaking aw…
The meeting of delegates from the American colonies that bega…
Having the same rights and privileges as everyone else.
Mostly untrained part-time soldiers who gave military service…
Declaration of Independence
A document that stated the American colonies were breaking aw…
Second Continental Congress
The meeting of delegates from the American colonies that bega…
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
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.
Declaration of Independence
The purpose of the Declaration was to
According to the declaration, people m…
The Declaration states that government…
According to the Declaration the right…
tell King George we were breaking away
make sure individual rights are protected
the consent of the people
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
The purpose of the Declaration was to
tell King George we were breaking away
According to the declaration, people m…
make sure individual rights are protected
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
Parliament
Common law
Colony
Charter
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
a body of rulings made by judges or very old traditional laws…
A land controlled by another nation
A document that gives the holder the right to organize settle…
Parliament
A body of representatives that makes laws for a nation
Common law
a body of rulings made by judges or very old traditional laws…
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
47 terms
Declaration of Independence
abolish
breach
colony
Continental Congress
to outlaw or get rid of
a break; a "breach of law" is an act that goes against a law
a state owned and ruled by another country; the 13 American c…
gatherings of delegates from the American colonies
abolish
to outlaw or get rid of
breach
a break; a "breach of law" is an act that goes against a law
22 terms
Declaration of Independence
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
JOHN HANCOCK
SECOND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS
THOMAS JEFFERSON
A document, written by Thomas Jefferson, listing the wrongs d…
President of the Second Continential Congress and the first s…
A 1775 convention of delegates the colonies that created a Co…
A delegate from Virginia to the Second Continental Congress w…
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
A document, written by Thomas Jefferson, listing the wrongs d…
JOHN HANCOCK
President of the Second Continential Congress and the first s…
10 terms
Declaration of Independence
colony
independence
alliance
grievances
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
Being free; being able to govern one's self.
Agreement between nations to help and protect each other.
Formal complaints against someone or something
colony
A group of people in one place who are ruled by a parent coun…
independence
Being free; being able to govern one's self.
10 terms
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
All men are created equal
people are born with their rights
document that outlined the reasons why American colonies want…
drafted the Declaration of Independence
The fundamental principle of the American government
According to the Declaration of Independence, how to people e…
Declaration of Independence
document that outlined the reasons why American colonies want…
Thomas Jefferson
drafted the Declaration of Independence
17 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…
23 terms
The Declaration of Independence
Declaration
Self-Evident
Salt-Peter
Liberty
A formal opinion in writing... Signed in 1776 by US revolutionar…
Obvious
An ingredient used in making gun powder
Freedom from arbitrary or despotic government
Declaration
A formal opinion in writing... Signed in 1776 by US revolutionar…
Self-Evident
Obvious
23 terms
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Preamble
natural rights
social contract
A 1776 document stating that the 13 English colonies were fre…
Introduction
the belief that individuals are born with basic rights that c…
An agreement between the people and their government signifyi…
Declaration of Independence
A 1776 document stating that the 13 English colonies were fre…
Preamble
Introduction
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