Bell Work for Monday, Sept 30. Define the following key terms from 6.1 in the book (p. 170 – 173): Resolution Preamble Grievance. Bell Work for Tuesday, Oct 1. Read the selection from Thomas Paine’s Common Sense on page 171. Answer accompanying questions A and B.
2. Declaration of Natural Rights
p. 172 and 174, 175
p. 172 and 174, 175-178
Who created the idea of natural rights?
According to this section of the Declaration, what is the purpose of government?
What should the people do if the government is not fulfilling its purpose?
Draw a picture about it.
What does the word preamble mean?
Summarize what the Preamble says.
Draw a picture about the Preamble.
Declaration of Independence
3. List of Grievances
4. Declaring Independence
p. 172 and 174, 176
What is a grievance?
Give four examples of grievances the colonists had about the King.
Draw a picture about these grievances.
p. 172 and 174, 178
What are the rights colonists now say they have as a new country?
What do the colonists say that they “mutually pledge to one another?”
Draw a picture about this section of the Declaration.
This section states the colonists’ basic beliefs:
This is the long list of complaints the colonists have about England:
Puts together the colonists’ beliefs and grievances to show that the only course left is to dissolve all political ties with Britain.
The colonies are now “free and independent states.”
Declaration written by: ____________________
Date approved: __________________________
Date signed: _____________________________
Immediate result: Colonists go to war for their freedom.
Lasting result: People are still inspired by the phrase “all men are created equal.”