Understanding the Declaration of Independence

Chapter 6 Notes

Chapter 6 Interactive Notebook

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

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


√ 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