Declaration of Independence Analysis ObjectiveWhat did the Declaration of Independence actually declare? Note to teachers: This page is an optional checklist for students to use as they are moving through this curricular resource. This checklist can help them self-regulate their pacing and help them see how much progress they have made. Teachers can choose to omit or include this in the documents distributed to students. Student Checklist:To achieve the objective listed above, you will have to complete of this assignment. Keep track of your work using the checklist below: ❏Pre Analysis: View Video ❏Answer pre-analysis questions ❏Preamble - Read❏Preamble - Analysis questions ❏Grievances - Read ❏Grievances - Analysis questions ❏Denunciation - Read ❏Denunciation - Analysis questions Background on the Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphiaon July 4, 1776. The document announced that the thirteen American colonies were at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain, and that they regarded themselves as a newly independent nation. The document has four main parts - an introduction, a preamble that outlines a general philosophy of government, an indictment or list of particular charges or grievances against the King of England, and finally a denunciation that made the case for independence. Document Pre-Analysis: Watch this videoand answer the two guiding questions below. 1)Who are the colonists addressing this song towards? Cite one piece of evidence from the video that led you to reach this conclusion. This song is Being addressed towards King George 3 since all the complaints are address towards the king the singer who is the colonists is expressing his emotions towards someone who is far away who would be King George 3 2)
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- Spring '18
- Emily Drum
- Test, United States Declaration of Independence