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1 Declaring Independence Chapter 5: Lesson 4 Pages

2 Learning Target I can explain two reasons why the government of the United States was formed. (I can explain two reasons why we declared our independence from Britain.) Declaring Independence

3 Individuals & Events that impacted efforts for independence… Declaring Independence

4 1.The ______________________ met on May 10, Declaring Independence

5 1.The Second Continental Congress met on May 10, Declaring Independence

6 1.The Second Continental Congress met on May 10, They took steps to start governing (________) the colonies. Declaring Independence

7 1.The Second Continental Congress met on May 10, They took steps to start governing (running) the colonies. Declaring Independence

8 It authorized (________) the_______ _____________. Declaring Independence

9 It authorized (approved) the printing of money. Declaring Independence

10 It authorized (approved) the printing of money. It set up a _____________ with ____ _________ in charge. Declaring Independence

11 It authorized (approved) the printing of money. It set up a post office with Ben Franklin in charge. Declaring Independence

12 It authorized (approved) the printing of money. It set up a post office with Ben Franklin in charge. Committees were formed to handle relations with _______________ and _____________. Declaring Independence

13 It authorized (approved) the printing of money. It set up a post office with Ben Franklin in charge. Committees were formed to handle relations with Native Americans and foreign countries. Declaring Independence

14 It created the ________________ so the colonies could fight Britain. Declaring Independence

15 It created the Continental Army so the colonies could fight Britain. Declaring Independence

16 It created the Continental Army so the colonies could fight Britain. _________________ was chosen to lead the army. Declaring Independence

17 It created the Continental Army so the colonies could fight Britain. George Washington was chosen to lead the army. Declaring Independence

18 2.Congress sent an ____________ ________ to King George III asking for peace. Declaring Independence

19 2.Congress sent an Olive Branch Petition to King George III asking for peace. Declaring Independence

20 2.Congress sent an Olive Branch Petition to King George III asking for peace. King George ________ the petition and got ready for ____! Declaring Independence

21 2.Congress sent an Olive Branch Petition to King George III asking for peace. King George rejected the petition and got ready for war! Declaring Independence

22 3.In January of 1776, ____________ wrote _____________ calling for a complete break with Britain. Declaring Independence

23 3.In January of 1776, Thomas Paine wrote Common Sense calling for a complete break with Britain. Declaring Independence

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25 The Declaration of Independence… Declaring Independence

26 1.________________ wrote the Declaration of Independence. Declaring Independence

27 1.Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Declaring Independence

28 –Jefferson was inspired by ___________. Declaring Independence

29 –Jefferson was inspired by John Locke. Declaring Independence

30 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to ____________________. Declaring Independence

31 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. Declaring Independence

32 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. People are _____ with these rights. Declaring Independence

33 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. People are born with these rights. Declaring Independence

34 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. People are born with these rights. People form a government to _________ _____. Declaring Independence

35 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. People are born with these rights. People form a government to protect their rights. Declaring Independence

36 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. People are born with these rights. People form a government to protect their rights. If the government does not protect their rights, people can ____________ ___ _________. Declaring Independence

37 John Locke’s ideas: People have the right to life, liberty, and property. People are born with these rights. People form a government to protect their rights. If the government does not protect their rights, people can get rid of the government. Declaring Independence

38 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The ____________ (introduction) Declaring Independence

39 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) Declaring Independence

40 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of _________ Declaring Independence

41 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens Declaring Independence

42 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens –Government is to _______ our rights Declaring Independence

43 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens –Government is to protect our rights Declaring Independence

44 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens –Government is to protect our rights –We must “_______”and replace government that does not protect our rights. Declaring Independence

45 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens –Government is to protect our rights –We must “throw off” and replace government that does not protect our rights. Declaring Independence

46 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens –Government is to protect our rights –We must “throw off” and replace government that does not protect our rights. C.List of Grievances (__________) against Britain D.Declaration of Independence Declaring Independence

47 Four main parts of the Declaration of Independence A.The preamble (introduction) B.Declaration of Natural Rights –Rights of citizens –Government is to protect our rights –We must “throw off” and replace government that does not protect our rights. C.List of Grievances (complaints) against Britain D.Declaration of Independence Declaring Independence

48 Learning Target I can explain two reasons why the government of the United States was formed. (I can explain two reasons why we declared our independence from Britain.) Declaring Independence

49 Two reasons why the government of the United States was formed: 1.King George was “_________” _____ _____________. Declaring Independence

50 Two reasons why the government of the United States was formed: 1.King George was “destructive” of our natural rights. Declaring Independence

51 Two reasons why the government of the United States was formed: 1.King George was “destructive” of our natural rights. 2.We needed a government to _________ ____________ given by our Creator. Declaring Independence

52 Two reasons why the government of the United States was formed: 1.King George was “destructive” of our natural rights. 2.We needed a government to protect our natural rights given by our Creator. Declaring Independence

53 Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness __________ property

54 Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Private property

55 Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Private property _________ liberty

56 Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Private property Individual liberty

57 Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Private property Individual liberty _______ government

58 Life, Liberty, & the Pursuit of Happiness Private property Individual liberty Limited government

59 Ideals of the Declaration of Independence Private property Individual liberty Limited government ________ before the law

60 Ideals of the Declaration of Independence Private property Individual liberty Limited government Equality before the law


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