Flashcards in Chapter 6.2 Deck (8)
How did Common Sense influence the colonists?
In the Common Sense, Thomas Paine convinced the colonists that they did not owe anything to England.
How did American Patriots respond to the Declaration of Independence?
What are the main ideas of the Declaration of Independence?
- Natural rights
- British wrong
- Declares U.S.A
- Cut political ties with Britain
A person betrays his or her own country.
Define natural rights.
Rights that belong to all people from birth.
Identify Common Sense.
A pamphlet to offer facts and arguments why Americans should be independent from British.
Identify Thomas Jefferson.
He wrote Declaration of Independence.