Understanding the Declaration of Independence

Chapter 6 Notes

Chapter 6 Interactive Notebook

Debate over sending King the Olive Branch Petition

Click here to read the true story of how the Declaration of Independence was written.  This is a very good article.

Here is a scene from the "John Adams" series showing the Second Continental Congress voting on the Declaration of Independence.  This is so cool!!!

Watch Too Late to Apologize: A Declaration

 

Have we crossed the globe and we're standing on the ground. Screaming across the way you can hear the sound. There's no fair trials no train no liberty no tears with colonized America we will stand for a need oh keep and it's too late to apologize it's too late I said it's too late to follow a child it's too late. Page you foolish tax read the acts and they just won't do. We wanna make you feel we believe this much is true. A man were created with certain unalienable rights among these life liberty and the pursuit of a happy it's too late to apologize it's too late I said it's too late too by the time it's too late. It's too late. I say it. Too many. This is it. Halfway across the globe and we're standing on the ground.

                                    

√ I will be able to explain the causes and the impact of each event leading up to the American Revolution:  From the 'French and Indian War' to the Declaration of Independence
√ What Motivated the founding fathers to make the decision to declare independence?  
√ What was the purpose of the Declaration of Independence?
√ What principles of government are expressed in the Declaration of Independenc