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Colonial Period and Independence

What are two reasons the colonists came to America? freedom, economic opportunity
Who lived in America before the Europeans arrived? American Indians/Native Americans
What group of people was taken to America and sold as slaves? Africans
Name two reasons that colonists fought the British. they did not have self-government, high taxes
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson
When was the Declaration of Independence adopted? July 4, 1776
Name 5 of the 13 original states. Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, New Jersey
What happened at the Constitutional Convention the Constitution was written
When was the Constitution written 1787
Name one of the writers of the Federalist Papers. James Madison
What is one thing Benjamin Franklin is famous for? U.S. diplomat
Who is the "Father of Our Country"? George Washington
Who was the first President? George Washington
Created by: 26frankash
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