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1 Project 1 Interactive Learning Object Use action buttons and hyperlinks to continue through the module.

2 Instructions This self-paced module is intended for 11 th Grade U.S. History students. It will introduce and explain the foundations and history of the Declaration of Independence of It will also define and provide examples of unalienable rights and the protection of individual rights. Use the ESC key on your keyboard to exit anytime. Duration: Approximately 7 minutes

3 Declaration of Independence, /4 The Declaration was formally adopted on July 4, The declaration made the colonies independent and proclaimed a theory of government based on eighteenth century beliefs. According to this theory, people are endowed with “unalienable rights” – basic human rights that cannot be taken away from them. A community of people create a government, and the job of government is to protect its citizens’ unalienable rights.

4 Declaration of Independence, /4 The Declaration announced that “all men are created equal,” and that they enjoy certain unalienable rights of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”

5 Checking for Understanding Instruction(s): Please click a hyperlink below that corresponds to the correct answer. Question: Read the following statement: “The Declaration of Independence announced that ‘all men are created equal’, and that they have certain unalienable rights including ‘life, liberty, and property.’ “ Answer: TrueFalse

6 Correct. Feedback: The Declaration of Independence did announce the equality of all men and the protection of unalienable rights including, “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Use the buttons below to continue.

7 Sorry. You are incorrect. Feedback: Remember: According to Declaration of Independence, people have unalienable rights which are basic human rights that cannot be taken away from them. What are the unalienable rights specifically included in the Declaration of Independence? If you wish, click here to try again. Otherwise, use the buttons below to continue with the module.here

8 Declaration of Independence, /4 The Declaration went on to state that if a government failed to protect the very rights it was created to protect, then its citizens had the right to change their government, even by revolution if necessary.

9 Declaration of Independence, /4 The Declaration followed with a list of grievances the colonists felt had been committed by the King against them. For example, the King had imposed taxes on the colonists without their consent. The Declaration of Independence laid the foundation for the United States to become the first democratic republic in modern times.

10 Checking for Understanding Instruction(s): Please click the hyperlink below that corresponds to the most correct answer. Question: Choose the term which best completes the statement. The parts of the Declaration of Independence all address the protection of individual ________ from governments which do not do their job and oppressive Kings. Answer: grievancesrightstaxes

11 Correct. Feedback: All of the parts of the Declaration of Independence address the protection of individual rights. Use the following buttons to continue.

12 Sorry. You are incorrect. Feedback: Although the Declaration does mention grievances against the King, the entirety of the document is not aimed at only this. Think about what those grievances addressed as well as the other parts of the Declaration described earlier in the module. If you wish, click here to try again. Otherwise, use the buttons below to continue.here

13 Sorry. You are incorrect. Feedback: Although the Declaration does mention unfair taxes within the list of grievances against the King, the entirety of the document is not aimed at only this. Think about what those grievances, including taxation without representation, addressed as well as the other parts of the Declaration described earlier in the module. If you wish, click here to try again. Otherwise, use the buttons below to continue.

14 Summary In this self-contained module, you learned the history of the Declaration of Independence and where its foundations come from. You also learned the definition and examples of unalienable rights and the relation between the Declaration and individual rights. You are encouraged to go back through the module for further clarity.


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