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  • 1
    What are two things John Adams proposed at the Second Continental Congress?
  • 2
    3 natural rights mentioned in the Declaration of Independence
  • 3
    True or False most of the colonists were reluctant to start a war immediately following the events at Lexington & Concord?

  • 4
    What was the outcome of the Battle of Bunker Hill for the colonial militia and the British soldiers?
  • 5
    What was the purpose of the Olive Branch Petition?
  • 6
    When was the Declaration of Independence signed?

  • 7
    How did General Washington find the cannons he needed to attack the British in Boston?
  • 8
    TRUE OR FALSE, To Great Britain, the signing of the Declaration of Independence was an act of treason
  • 9
    How do natural rights, as described in the Declaration of Independence, differ from other rights?
  • 10
    In a draft of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson charged the king with violating the "sacred rights of life and liberty . . . of a distant people [by] carrying them into slavery." why was this passage was removed.

  • 11
    Who drafted the Declaration of Independence?
  • 12
    What was Thomas Jefferson's main job in writing the Declaration of Independence?
  • 13
    Why was the Declaration of Independence written?
  • 14
    Why did Jefferson say that King George III was an unfit ruler?
  • 15
    Name the Patriot that gave a famous speech that ended with the words "give me liberty, or give me death!"?
  • 16
    According to Thomas Jefferson, where does the power to rule come from?

  • 17
    What effect did Common Sense have in the colonies?

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