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  • Showed that separating from Britain was the “common sense” thing to do.

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  • Independence
  • Loyalists• Loyal to the crown of BritainWhy would they stay loyal?1. Believed it was wrong to rebel2. Feared losing profitable trade with Britain3. Family was still in Britain
  • Patriots• Wanted independence from Britain• 1/3 to ½ colonists were Patriots.Why did they want this?1. Wanted representative government2. Freedom of religion3. Wanted trade with whomever they wished
  • Neutral• Everyone else was neutral
  • Common Sense• Pamphlet written by Thomas Paine• It outlined the reasons that America should separate from Britain
  • Declaration of Independence• A committee of 5 men were chosen to write the Declaration of Independence• Primary writer was Thomas Jefferson• Approved by Congress on July 4, 1776
  • Franklin, Adams and Jefferson working on constitution
  • The drafting committee presenting its work