Declaration of Independence
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
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    Benjamin Franklin
    Samuel Adams
    Thomas Jefferson
    Paul Revere
  • Question 2
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    Q. The Preamble is...
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    in the beginning of the Declaration...
    the conclusion.
    in the middle.
    not in the Declaration.
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q. According to the Declaration of Independence, what truth was "self-evident"?
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    All men are created equal
    Rights are given by good kings
    Government exists to protect us from ourselves
    Only a democracy can protect our rights
  • Question 4
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    Q. The words self-evident means what?
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  • Question 5
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    Q. What are our natural rights according to Jefferson?  (He got the idea from John Locke, but he changed the last right.)
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    Freedom of speech, religion, and press
    Life, liberty, and property
    Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
    Voting, rebelling, and health
  • Question 6
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    Q. According to the Declaration of Independence, where does government get its power?
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    From the King
    From the Supreme Court
    From God
    From the people
  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q. Why was the Declaration of Independence written?
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    To stop taxes from the British Empire.
    To make a United States army.
    To gain independence from the British Empire
    To install their own king in America
  • Question 8
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    Q. The List of Grievances were the part of the Declaration that
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    detailed the colonists' complaints with King George.
    listed a man's natural rights.
    introduced the Declaration.
    concluded the Declaration, declaring America a free country.
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. Why is July 4, 1776 an important date in U.S. history?
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    Common Sense was published.
    The Olive Branch Petition sent to King George III.
    The American Revolution ends.
    The Declaration of Independence is signed.
  • Question 10
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    Q. To Great Britain, the signing of the Declaration of Independence was
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    an act of loyalty.
    an act of treason.
    an act of bravery.
    an act of insanity.
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