True or False
Declaration
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Vocabulary
Study Guide Specific
100

The Declaration of Independence is divided into four parts

FALSE

100

Thomas Jefferson implements these two appeals throughout his argument:

Pathos and Logos

100

The government works for the 

people 
100

Oppressive Power 

Tyranny

100

Name the Five Sections of the Declaration of Independence

The Preamble, New Theory of Government, Indictment of the King, List of Grievances, Declaration of Freedom

200

The Preamble is the introduction in the letter to the king known as the Declaration of Independence.

TRUE

200

This part describes all the rights that people should have; including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. It also has the line 'all men are created equal'.

2nd part - New Theory of Government 
200

Why is it important to respect the DOI, what does it establish for us?

It guarantees basic rights and structures our freedoms  

200

an act of agreeing to something especially after thoughtful consideration

Assent

200

Why do the writers of the Declaration feel obliged to declare the causes for separating from the English government?

It is the duty of the oppressed to overthrow the oppressor. The colonists could no longer function under the harsh rule of KG.

300

The Declaration of Independence is a strongly written example of argumentative writing

TRUE

300

In the third part of the Declaration of Independence, most of the sentences start with He. He... He... He... He...is who the Declaration of Independence is addressed to

King George III

300

Name one thing the DOI gave the colonists the right to do: 

WAGE A WAR, BE AN INDEPENDENT NATION, ASSUME DEBT WITH FOREIGN NATIONS, CREATE A NATIONAL GOVERNMENT

300

to seize and hold (office, place, functions, powers, etc.) in possession by force or without right; to take or make use of without right

Usurpations

300

"mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable" (5)

"deaf to the voice of justice"

"all men are created equal"

Examples of Pathos 

400

The colonies tried to work with the King to make the situation they were in work. 

TRUE

400

What is the purpose of section 5 in the Declaration of Independence? 

This is the section that officially declares separation. 

400

Name 1 Grievance the colonists had against the King:

The King would not let the colonists form any type of Government, communal or otherwise. 

400

to accept, COMPLY, or submit tacitly or passively —often used with in or to

Acquiesce 

400

Jefferson presents clear reasons why the colonies are declaring independence, including a cause-and-effect explanation and specific offenses for evidence

Example of Logos

500

The vocabulary word that describes the God-Given rights in the DOI

Unalienable

500

In the last section of the "List of Grievances" what does Thomas Jefferson do to the narrative of the text?

Instead of only addressing the wrongdoing of KG; He reemphasizes the innocence of the colonists

500

Name 2 Grievances the Colonists had against the King 

The King forced taxes on the colonists, No Taxation without Representation. 

The King enforced British Rule with military force. 

500

moral integrity, the quality or state of being correct in judgment or procedure

Rectitude

500

List the four things that, according to Jefferson, "Free and Independent States" should be able to do

Full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, and establish commerce. 

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