Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

History Vocab

Vocab

TermDefinition
Second Continental Congress May 10, 1775 delegates from each colony met to discuss independence from Britain
Continental army Troops from every colony
George Washington The commander in chief of the Continental army
Battle of Bunker Hill On June 17, 1775 the British attacked the Patriots on Breed's Hill
Impose Force something unwelcome to be put in place
Independence The fact of being independent
Policies A principle of action proposed by a government, party, business, or individual
Olive Branch Petition July 1775, the Continental Congress sent king George III a peace offering
Thomas Paine The author of Common Sense
Common Sense A pamphlet persuading the colonies that independence is a brighter future
Declaration of Independence A document created to break away from the British
Thomas Jefferson The main author of the Declaration
Natural rights Rights everyone has under natural law (pursuit of happiness, life, liberty)
Fundamental rights Basic human rights (right to marry, assemble, privacy, etc)
Independence Day July 4th
Patrick Henry "Give me liberty, or give me death!" person
The Preamble of the Declaration of Independence The beginning of the Declaration- "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness"
Created by: maddie n