therefore...which announce our Separation from Great BritainWe, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America... do…. declare, that these united colonies are, and of right ought to be free and independent states; that they are separated from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that allpolitical connection between them and the state of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as free and independent states, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which independent states may of right do.Written a petition b.Waged a war c.None of the abovePetition: to write a list of requests & explain the reasons for these requests in a document; usually it is presented to a government 2.According to lines 1 - 3, what have colonists done before this Declaration of Independence to address their concerns? Circle the best answer below. 3.According to lines 11-16, which of the following is true?Circle the best answer below.6.After having examined this source - why do you think thisdocument is called the “Declaration of Independence”? Name: _______________________________Date: __________ Saunders/Mrs. McNerneyUS History/Gov. _____
Do Now:What is a revolution? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________American Revolution: 2Intolerable Acts________________________ colonies as they realized _____________________________ could happen to anyone.Food & _________________________ smuggled into MA from all over ____________________________.Response to the Intolerable ActsThese were by far the _____________________ of the acts passed. Those living in ___________________ and Massachusetts would lose _______________________ from the Boston Port Act. Almost all ________________________ stopped and food became hard to come by and ____________________________. The _________________________ throughout the 13 colonies were furious and called for a _____________________________.No Taxation without RepresentationA ____________________ saying at this time period was: o“No taxation without ____________________________!” because they were being ________________ but had no ________________-._________________________ and had no say in how the _________________________ were being governed. First Continental CongressFirst ________________________ Congress meets in 1774 in Philadelphia where ________________________ from all the colonies except _____________________ discuss actions against Britain. They _______________________ to ban all trade with Britain until the Intolerable Acts were _________________________. They also asked each colony to start __________________________ and training ____________________.Lexington and Concord (April 19, 1775)___________________________ of militia (Minutemen) compels Governor Gage to send 700 British soldiers to ______________________ rebel leaders and ________________________ arms.William ___________________ and Paul ______________________, “The British are coming!”8 _____________________________ die and 1 Redcoat wounded at _____________________________.“Shot __________________ ‘round the world” at ___________________________.Second Continental Congress______________________ of Breed’s Hill and _____________________ Hill (June 1775)oBritish _______________________ costing 1,154 of 2,200o_______________________ lost 311Olive _____________________ Petition (July 1775)o_____________________ sent to George III_______________________ Continental Army and WashingtonoGeorge III ________________________ colonies in open rebellion_______________________ Act: blockade of American ports; declaration of __________________Declaration of Independence_______________________ laws of Nature.
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