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Chapter 6 Vocab

Mr. Common's 1st Assignment

TermDefinition
Section 2: Second Continental Congress A convention of delegates from the 13 colonies that came together to decide on matters in the colonies. One of the things the Congress decided on was the order to assemble the Continental Army.
Section 2: Continental Army Commanded under George Washington, the Army came together to meet the military threat of Britain.
Section 2: George Washington The Commander of the Continental Army, he lead the colonists to victory during the American Revolution.
Section 2: Battle of Bunker Hill This battle was the first major battle of the American Revolution. The British won the battle after charging the American colonists.
Section 2: impose force (something unwelcome or unfamiliar) to be accepted or put in place.
Section 3: Independence Free from outside control; not depending on another's authority.
Section 3: Olive Branch Petition The Olive Branch Petition was a final attempt by the colonists to avoid going to war with Britain during the American Revolution.
Section 3: Thomas Paine He was an American patriot, philosopher, political theorist, revolutionary and author.
Section 3: Common Sense A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine trying to persuade the colonists to rebel against Great Britain.
Section 4: Declaration of Independence A statement that the patriots made to declare independence from Great Britain
Section 4: Thomas Jefferson The Author of the Declaration of Independence. He was also the third president of the United States of America.
Section 4: natural rights Rights that people supposedly have under natural law. The Declaration of Independence of the United States lists life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness as natural rights.
Section 4: fundamental rights Fundamental rights are a group of rights that have been recognized by the Supreme Court as requiring a high degree of protection from government encroachment. These rights are specifically identified in the Constitution.
Section 5: Independence Day Independence Day, also called Fourth of July, in the United States, the annual celebration of nationhood. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
Extra: Patrick Henry Patrick Henry was an American attorney, planter, and orator well known for his declaration to the Second Virginia Convention: "Give me liberty, or give me death!"
Extra: 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.
Section 3: Policies is a deliberate system of principles to guide decisions and achieve rational outcomes. A policy is a statement of intent, and is implemented as a procedure or protocol.
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