200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 The John When in  the ...
From Pennsylvania; was John Adams’ biggest rival
John Dickinson
Main writer of the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
The “old guy” from Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin
His historic ride from Delaware helped Delaware cast its vote in favor of the Declaration
Caesar Rodney
He officially made the proclamation to break ties with England
Richard Henry Lee
When “he” is used in the Declaration of Independence, the writer is talking about whom?
King George III
What two truths are self-evident?
All men are created equal; they have certain unalienable rights
What are the three “unalienable rights?”
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
According to the Declaration of Independence, why is the document being written?
To explain the causes of the separation
What is despotism?
A government formed by a single authority with absolute power
How many writers formed the committee to write the Declaration of Independence?
5
On what July date was the Declaration of Independence approved?
2 nd
How many colonies initially did not vote for the move to break from England?
4
How many changes were made by the committee to the document?
86
How old was Thomas Jefferson when he wrote the document?
33
George Washington
Virginia
Benjamin Franklin
Pennsylvania
John Adams
Massachusetts
Edward Rutledge
South Carolina
John Dickinson
Pennsylvania
When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the ________ _________
When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the  political bands
We hold these truths to be _______-_________
We hold these truths to be   self-evident
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for ______ and ________ causes
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for   light and transient causes
we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our __________ ____________
we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our   sacred Honor.
That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be _______ and ___________ ___________
That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be   Free and Independent States
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Declaration Jeopardy

  1. 1. 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 The John When in the Course Math From? Fill in the _______.
  2. 2. From Pennsylvania; was John Adams’ biggest rival
  3. 3. John Dickinson
  4. 4. Main writer of the Declaration of Independence
  5. 5. Thomas Jefferson
  6. 6. The “old guy” from Pennsylvania
  7. 7. Benjamin Franklin
  8. 8. His historic ride from Delaware helped Delaware cast its vote in favor of the Declaration
  9. 9. Caesar Rodney
  10. 10. He officially made the proclamation to break ties with England
  11. 11. Richard Henry Lee
  12. 12. When “he” is used in the Declaration of Independence, the writer is talking about whom?
  13. 13. King George III
  14. 14. What two truths are self-evident?
  15. 15. All men are created equal; they have certain unalienable rights
  16. 16. What are the three “unalienable rights?”
  17. 17. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
  18. 18. According to the Declaration of Independence, why is the document being written?
  19. 19. To explain the causes of the separation
  20. 20. What is despotism?
  21. 21. A government formed by a single authority with absolute power
  22. 22. How many writers formed the committee to write the Declaration of Independence?
  23. 23. 5
  24. 24. On what July date was the Declaration of Independence approved?
  25. 25. 2 nd
  26. 26. How many colonies initially did not vote for the move to break from England?
  27. 27. 4
  28. 28. How many changes were made by the committee to the document?
  29. 29. 86
  30. 30. How old was Thomas Jefferson when he wrote the document?
  31. 31. 33
  32. 32. George Washington
  33. 33. Virginia
  34. 34. Benjamin Franklin
  35. 35. Pennsylvania
  36. 36. John Adams
  37. 37. Massachusetts
  38. 38. Edward Rutledge
  39. 39. South Carolina
  40. 40. John Dickinson
  41. 41. Pennsylvania
  42. 42. When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the ________ _________
  43. 43. When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands
  44. 44. We hold these truths to be _______-_________
  45. 45. We hold these truths to be self-evident
  46. 46. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for ______ and ________ causes
  47. 47. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes
  48. 48. we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our __________ ____________
  49. 49. we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.
  50. 50. That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be _______ and ___________ ___________
  51. 51. That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States

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