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U.S. History Vocab

Second Continental Congress convention of the delegates form all 13 colonies
Continental Army Made up of troops from all the colonies.
George Washington George Washington was an American soldier who served as the first President of the United States
Battle of Bunker Hill
Impose To force something unwanted to be accepted
Independence the fact of having liberty or freeedom
Policies Courses of action adopted by the government
Olive Branch Petition It was made by the Second Continental Congress as a final attempt to avoid a war between the Colonists and the British
Thomas Paine Wrote the Common Sense pamphlet to the British in 1776
Common Sense Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1776 stating the reasons why the 13 Colonies need Independence .
Declaration of Independence Statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress and it says that 13 American Colonies no longer were under British Rule.
Thomas Jefferson was the author of the Declaration Of Independence
natural rights the rights that everyone has from birth.(Life,Liberty and Property)
fundamental rights Provided by the Constitution .(right to equality, right to freedom, right against exploitation, right to freedom of religion, etc...)
Independence Day The day that celebrates the national anniversary of the United States.
Patrick Henry Famous for the speech "Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death "speech to the Virginia Assembly
The Preamble of the Declaration of Independence the Preamble said "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 those are Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness"
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