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second continental congress a convention of delegates from the 13 colonies
continental army formed by the second continental congress
George Washington the first president of the united states
battle of bunker hill the first great battle of the revolutionary war
impose force to be accepted or put in place
independence the fact or state of being interdependent
policies a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by a government
olive branch petition letter to king George the III from members continental congress which represents by the last attempt by the moderate party
Thomas Paine A patriot and author in the Revolutionary War.
common sense good sense and sound judgment
declaration of indenpendence A patriot and author in the Revolutionary War, whose pamphlets,
Thomas Jefferson Image result for thomas jefferson A political leader of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries; one of the Founding Fathers; the leader of the Democratic-Republican party.
natural rights rights that people supposedly have under natural law
fundamental rights basic human freedoms that every Indian citizen has the right to enjoy for a proper and harmonious development
independence day another term for the 4th of July or celebrating independence
Patrick Henry Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter and orator well known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention
the preamble of the declaration of independence 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.
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