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We the people 2.8

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We the people 2.8

  1. 1. We the People 2.8 “What Basic Ideas About Government are In the Declaration of Independence?”
  2. 2. Why was the Declaration of Independence Written?
  3. 5. Why was the Declaration of Independence Written? <ul><li>To encourage colonists to want independence </li></ul>
  4. 6. Why was the Declaration of Independence Written? <ul><li>To encourage colonists to want independence </li></ul><ul><li>To argue for rights </li></ul>
  5. 7. Why was the Declaration of Independence Written? <ul><li>To encourage colonists to want independence </li></ul><ul><li>To argue for rights </li></ul><ul><li>To complain about the king </li></ul>
  6. 8. How was the Declaration of Independence organized?
  7. 9. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>A. Preamble </li></ul><ul><li>a. introduction </li></ul>
  8. 10. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>A. Preamble </li></ul><ul><li>a. introduction </li></ul><ul><li>b. stating the colonies want to break away </li></ul><ul><li>from Great Britain </li></ul>
  9. 11. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>B. Declaration of Natural Rights </li></ul>
  10. 12. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>B. Declaration of Natural Rights </li></ul><ul><li>a. life, liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness </li></ul>
  11. 13. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>B. Declaration of Natural Rights </li></ul><ul><li>a. life, liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness </li></ul><ul><li>b. Government to protect people </li></ul>
  12. 14. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>B. Declaration of Natural Rights </li></ul><ul><li>a. life, liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness </li></ul><ul><li>b. Government to protect people </li></ul><ul><li>c. Government gets its power from the people </li></ul>
  13. 15. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>B. Declaration of Natural Rights </li></ul><ul><li>a. life, liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness </li></ul><ul><li>b. Government to protect people </li></ul><ul><li>c. Government gets its power from the people </li></ul><ul><li>d. If the government is destructive, the people should abolish it </li></ul>
  14. 17. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>C. List of Grievances </li></ul><ul><li>a. complaints </li></ul>
  15. 18. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>C. List of Grievances </li></ul><ul><li>a. complaints </li></ul><ul><li>b. the longest portion </li></ul>
  16. 20. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>D. Resolution of Independence </li></ul><ul><li>a. free + independent </li></ul>
  17. 21. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>D. Resolution of Independence </li></ul><ul><li>a. free + independent </li></ul><ul><li>b. pledge lives, fortunes, and sacred honor </li></ul>
  18. 22. How was the Declaration of Independence organized? <ul><li>D. Resolution of Independence </li></ul><ul><li>a. free + independent </li></ul><ul><li>b. pledge lives, fortunes, and sacred honor </li></ul><ul><li>i. Willing to Commit Treason </li></ul>
  19. 23. What Reasons Does the Declaration Give for Independence?
  20. 25. What Reasons Does the Declaration Give for Independence? <ul><li>A. Rights of citizens are based on natural law </li></ul>
  21. 27. What Reasons Does the Declaration Give for Independence? <ul><li>A. Rights of citizens are based on natural law </li></ul><ul><li>B. If government violates rights then the people have the right to abolish government </li></ul>
  22. 29. What Reasons Does the Declaration Give for Independence? <ul><li>A. Rights of citizens are based on natural law </li></ul><ul><li>B. If government violates rights then the people have the right to abolish government </li></ul><ul><li>C. Government is an agreement between the government and the people </li></ul>
  23. 31. What Reasons Does the Declaration Give for Independence? <ul><li>A. Rights of citizens are based on natural law </li></ul><ul><li>B. If government violates rights then the people have the right to abolish government </li></ul><ul><li>C. Government is an agreement between the government and the people </li></ul><ul><li>D. Colonists had no representatives in Parliament so it had no right to tax or enforce laws </li></ul>
  24. 33. What Reasons Does the Declaration Give for Independence? <ul><li>A. Rights of citizens are based on natural law </li></ul><ul><li>B. If government violates rights then the people have the right to abolish government </li></ul><ul><li>C. Government is an agreement between the government and the people </li></ul><ul><li>D. Colonists had no representatives in Parliament so it had no right to tax or enforce laws </li></ul><ul><li>E. King violates his agreements with the colonists </li></ul>
  25. 34. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include?
  26. 37. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul>
  27. 38. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul><ul><li>B. Cut off trade with the rest of the world </li></ul>
  28. 39. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul><ul><li>B. Cut off trade with the rest of the world </li></ul><ul><li>C. Has Mock Trials (pretend) for Kings officers </li></ul>
  29. 40. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul><ul><li>B. Cut off trade with the rest of the world </li></ul><ul><li>C. Has Mock Trials (pretend) for Kings officers </li></ul><ul><li>D. No taxation without representation </li></ul>
  30. 41. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul><ul><li>B. Cut off trade with the rest of the world </li></ul><ul><li>C. Has Mock Trials (pretend) for Kings officers </li></ul><ul><li>D. No taxation without representation </li></ul><ul><li>E. Neglect Trials by Jury! </li></ul>
  31. 42. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul><ul><li>B. Cut off trade with the rest of the world </li></ul><ul><li>C. Has Mock Trials (pretend) for Kings officers </li></ul><ul><li>D. No taxation without representation </li></ul><ul><li>E. Neglect Trials by Jury! </li></ul><ul><li>F. “He abolishes our laws” </li></ul>
  32. 43. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? <ul><li>A. “He sent many soldiers and they are eating our food” </li></ul><ul><li>B. Cut off trade with the rest of the world </li></ul><ul><li>C. Has Mock Trials (pretend) for Kings officers </li></ul><ul><li>D. No taxation without representation </li></ul><ul><li>E. Neglect Trials by Jury! </li></ul><ul><li>F. “He abolishes our laws” </li></ul><ul><li>G. “Destroyed our lives by burning out property” </li></ul>
  33. 44. What complaints against the king does the Declaration include? Cont. <ul><li>H. “Our citizens are taken prisoner off colonists ships” </li></ul>
  34. 45. Dear King George III <ul><li>Independence Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Philadelphia, Pennsylvania </li></ul><ul><li>July 2, 1776 </li></ul><ul><li>Dear King George III, </li></ul><ul><li>#1 (Preamble + Natural Rights) </li></ul><ul><li>#2 Complaints </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul><ul><li>* </li></ul><ul><li>#3 Resolution to Independence </li></ul><ul><li>Close </li></ul><ul><li>Signature </li></ul>

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