Declaration of Independence
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  • Question 1
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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.
  • Question 2
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    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 3
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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 4
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    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 5
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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 6
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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 7
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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 8
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    Q. The words self-evident means what?
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    confusing
    obvious
    wrong
    self-aware
  • Question 9
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    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
    30 seconds
    Q. Who wrote a pamphlet called "Common Sense"?
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    George Washington
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Jefferson
    Patrick Henry
  • Question 11
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    Q. How do natural rights, as described in the Declaration of Independence, differ from other rights?
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    People are born with natural rights.
    People can vote to choose natural rights
    Natural rights are given only to citizens.
    Natural rights come from the government.
  • Question 12
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    Q. What was the Declaration of Independence all about?
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    For America and Britain to become allies
    For Britain to become part of Germany
    To proclaim that America's 13 Colonies were no longer part of the British Empire
    For America to take over Britain
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