Declaration of Independence
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  • Question 1
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    Which document addressed colonial concerns about English policies?

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    Declaration of Independencce

    Mayflower Compact

    U.S. Constitution

    Bill of Rights

  • Question 2
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    The stamp is from the front page of a 1765 newspaper.


    What was the significance of the stamp on the newspaper?

    answer choices

    It demonstrated that Parliament ignored the colonists' media communications.

    It demonstrated that Parliament controlled the colonists' press outlets

    It represented the colonists' opposition to English tax policies.

    It represented the colonists' fulfillment of English tax policies.

  • Question 3
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    The political cartoon was created by Benjamin Franklin in 1754.


    Which action did colonists use this cartoon to support?

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    Declaring independence from the British monarchy.

    Declaring loyalty to the British monarchy.

    Dissolving colonial legislatures.

    Dissolving colonial charters.

  • Question 4
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    READ the quotes are from historical documents.


    What is the relationship between these concepts?

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    Both declare to the world why the colonists wanted freedom from England.

    Both represent actions taken by the colonists to enforce English policies.

    Both are in response to English policies imposed upon the colonists.

    Both are responses by England to the actions of the colonists.

  • Question 5
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    The diagram describes a cause that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.


    Which action completes the diagram?

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    Colonial agriculture trade increases.

    Colonial religious devotion increases

    Colonial demand for political change increases

    Colonial demand for military assistance increases

  • Question 6
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    Why did Parliament eventually REPEAL the Stamp Act, which taxed goods such as newspapers and playing cards?

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    The colonists established a blockade against British goods.

    The colonists were able to produce their own goods.

    The colonists started destroying British goods.

    The colonists began boycotting British goods.

  • Question 7
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    The passage is from a historical document.


    Which document contains this passage?

    answer choices

    Declaration of Independence

    Articles of Confederation

    English Bill of Rights

    U.S. Constitution

  • Question 8
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    The passage is from a historical document.


    What is the main idea of this passage?

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    Only citizens can enjoy the rights guaranteed by a government

    People have rights that cannot be denied by any government

    Government must equally distribute power among people

    Government is necessary to promote equality

  • Question 9
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    The passage is from a historical document.


    Based on the passage, where should governments get their power?

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    from the legislative branch

    from the executive branch

    from elected leaders

    from the public

  • Question 10
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    READ the diagram


    Which statement completes the diagram?

    answer choices

    It is the role of government to determine natural rights.

    It is the role of government to protect natural rights.

    People establish natural rights.

    People possess natural rights.

  • Question 11
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    The passage was written by Thomas Paine in his 1776 book, Common Sense.


    Based on this passage, with which complaint against the king from Declaration of Independence would Thomas Paine agree?

    answer choices

    persecuting immigrant groups

    taking away religious rights

    taking away political rights

    persecuting racial groups

  • Question 12
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    What is one way that the ideas stated in the Declaration of Independence are evident today?

    answer choices

    equal employment opportunities

    voting rights amendments

    selective service

    term limits

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