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western civ unit 1

true or false-Thomas Jefferson was the author in principle of the Declaration of Independence true
The three basic rights that need to be protected by government as stated in the Declaration of Independence are what? Life, Liberty, and the Ownership of Property.
This is considered the first constitution of the United States. It was in force from March 1, 1781, to June 21, 1788. It brought all 13 colonies together under a loose confederation, with the ultimate purpose of levying taxes. articles of confederation
Document which American colonists proclaimed their freedom from British rule. on July 4, 1776. The document included expression of the colonists’ grievances and their reasons for declaring thier freedom from Britain. declaration of independents
Considered the supreme law of the nation since 1788. This document was drafted at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. It calls for a government of limited and delegated powers that can be continually changed and amended by the people. the constitution
This Required the American colonists to apply tax stamps to all official documents, including deeds, mortgages, newspapers, and pamphlets. the stamp act of 1765
true or false An amendment is the official way of changing or altering the Constitution of the United States. true
Signed on September 3, 1783 by Great Britain and the United States, this document concluded the American Revolution. By its terms, Great Britain recognized its former 13 colonies as the free and sovereign United States of America. treaty of Paris
The text of the declaration of independence contains three major sections a statement of principle, a list of grievances against King George III, and the formal announcement of independence.
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