Declaration of Independence
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Which compliant is listed here
    "He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people."
    answer choices
    quartering soldiers 
    dissolving legislatures 
    suspending trial by jury 
    limiting judicial power
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Why is July 4, 1776 an important date in U.S. history?
    answer choices
    Common Sense was published.
    The Olive Branch Petition sent to King George III.
    The American Revolution ends.
    The Declaration of Independence is signed.
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q. According to the Declaration of Independence, what truth was "self-evident"?
    answer choices
    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
    45 seconds
    Q. According to the Declaration of Independence, where does government get its power?
    answer choices
    From the King
    From the Supreme Court
    From God
    From the people
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. The List of Grievances were the part of the Declaration that
    answer choices
    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
    45 seconds
    Q. What are our natural rights according to Jefferson?  (He got the idea from John Locke, but he changed the last right.)
    answer choices
    Freedom of speech, religion, and press
    Life, liberty, and property
    Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
    Voting, rebelling, and health
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. The Preamble is...
    answer choices
    in the beginning of the Declaration...
    the conclusion.
    in the middle.
    not in the Declaration.
  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q. The words self-evident means what?
    answer choices
    confusing
    obvious
    wrong
    self-aware
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Who wrote a pamphlet called "Common Sense"?
    answer choices
    George Washington
    Thomas Paine
    Thomas Jefferson
    Patrick Henry
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the connection between natural rights and government? 
    answer choices
    government is meant to provide services 
    people have the right to alter government 
    people have certain unalienable rights
    government is meant to protect rights
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the king got rid of colonial legislatures what might be the natural right(s) violated?

    answer choices

    property

    liberty

    life

    pursuit of happiness

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A specific grievance in the Declaration of Independence reads ...


    "He has obstructed the Administration of Justice..."


    Which natural rights are violated (choose all that apply)?

    answer choices

    Liberty

    Life

    Pursuit of Happiness

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