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Another term for 4th of July Independence Day
What July 4th celebrates DeclarationofIndependence
What King was ruling Britain GeorgeIII
Who declared Independence SecondContinentalCongress
Where did they meet Philadelphia
what were the two first battles of the Revolutionary War LexingtonandConcord
Who rode with Paul Revere to warn of British coming Samuel Prescott
What was passed resolving the colonies on July 2 1776 LeeResolution
John Adams Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Franklin Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston were the Committee of Five
Who wrote most of the draft of the Declaration of Independence Jefferson
two passages from the Declaration were rejected before passage one being censure to people of England the other was stop slave trade
Who was President of The Continental Congress John Hancock
Who printed the first broadside of The Declaration of independence John Dunlap
Who painted the Committee of Five presentation John Trumbull
Adams and Jefferson both became president both died on same day in 1826 on July 4th
In 1778 George Washington celebrated July 4th by ordering what for his troops doublerationofrum
What is often used as a celebration display on the 4th fireworks
one gun salute for each state is called salutetotheunion
Thomas Paine's pamphlet started the move to Independence was named CommonSense
What did Adams offer to Jefferson to write the declaration drinks
We hold these truths to be self-evident that all men are created equal
Committe of Five John Adams was from Massachusetts
Committe of Five Roger Sherman was from Connecticut
The Commitee of Five Robert Livingston was from New York
The Committee of Five Thomas Jefferson was from Virginia
The Committee of Five Benjamin Franklin was from Pennsylvania

Declaration of Independence Crossword

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Who has the first and the biggest signature on the Declaration of Independence? John Hancock
Who was the oldest person to sign the Declaration of Indepencence? Benjamin Franklin
Who wrote the Preamble? John Adams
Who was the last person to sign the Declaration of Independence? Matthew Thornton
What crime were the signers commit when they signed the Declaration Independence? Treason
How many people signed the Declaration of Independence 56
What year was the Declaration of Independence written? 1776
What was the age difference between the youngest and oldest signer? 44 years
What day celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence? July 4
Who wrote everything but the Preamble of the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson
How many days did it take to write the Declaration of Independence? 17 days
How many grievances were there in the List of Grievances? 27
How many signers were from England? Eight
Who helped write the Declaration of Independence but did not sign it? Robert Livingston
What was the average age of the signers? 45
What state had the most amount of signers? Pennsylvania
What state had the least amount of signers? Rhode Island
What day was the Declaration of Independence actually signed? July 2
What person was the List of Grievances written about? King George
How many colonies were there when the Declaration of Independence was written? 13
How many people who signed the Declaration of Independence became president? 2
What is the name of the opening statement of the Declaration of Independence? Preamble
What future president did not sign the Declaration of Independence? George Washington
Where was the Declaration of Independence signed? Philadelphia
Where was the Declaration of Independence during World War 2? Fort Knox
Who was the only person to live to the 50th anniversary of the signing? Charles Carroll
How many signers died on the 50th anniversary of the signing? Two
What city has the Declaration of Independence been in since December 12. 1952? Washington DC
What city rioted after George Washington read the Declaration of Independence in City Hall? New York City
How many signers were educated at Harvard University? Seven

Thomas Jefferson Crossword

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Jefferson was the first president to be inaugurated in _______________ Washington DC
Where Jefferson was born Shadwell
One of the co writers of the Declaration John Adams
Jefferson was born in the month of _______ April
The year the declaration was published was_________ 1776
The day the declaration was published was___________ July 4
The Louisiana Purchase was made in the year of______ 1803
to encourage others inspiration
someone who educates others educator
third__________ of the USA President
name of wife Martha
color of hair (wig) White
Year of death 1826
Profession before becoming Pres. Lawyer
Number of children Five
Vice President under __________ Aaron Burr
His face is on this Moutain Mount Rushmore
Minister of this country France
Secretary of state under this president Washington

Declaration of Independence Word Search

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Early Republic of America Crossword

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Who enforced the laws in the Whiskey Rebellion? George Washington
Who lead the Democratic Republicans? Thomas Jefferson
What was used to protect domestic trade? Protective Tarrifs
What does Washington's farewell address warn us about? Political Parties
The _______ cabinet were advisors under Washington. Presidential
The Proclamation of _________ was stated by Washington to be impartial toward other countries. Neutrality
Alexander Hamilton was a ________ Federalist.
Thomas Jefferson was a Democratic __________. Republican
Washington's Proclamation of Neutrality tells us to be ________ . Impartial
Who was president during the XYZ Affair? John Adams
What was the diplomatic disagreement between the U. S. and France? XYZ Affair
The ____ and Sedition acts were passed during John Adams presidency. Alien
The Sedition act violated an amendment? Sedition
What amendment was violated? First amendment
Jefferson's refused John Adams midnight_________ and lead to Marbury vs Madison Appointments
What was established in Marbury vs Madison? Judicial Review
Jefferson was president during the _______ Purchase. Louisiana
Jefferson was also president during the _____ Act of 1807 Embargo
Who was president during the War of 1812 James Madison
The War of 1812 was between the U. S. and ______. Britain
What was a main cause of the War of 1812 Impressment
What treaty ended the War of 1812 Treaty of Ghent
The Battle of New Orleans helped who gain fame? Andrew Jackson
Who was the Monroe Doctrine written by? James Monroe
What was Hamilton's solution to the debt problem? National Bank

Boston Tea Party Crossword

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Delegates to the Second ____ _____ signed the Declaration of Independence. Continental Congress
To refuse to buy or use something as a means of protest boycott
These people couldn't make a profit on their smuggled tea. merchants
Great Britian repealed all the taxes on imports except for the one on ____. tea
Port that was closed as a result of the Coercive Acts. Boston
These kinds of goods were being taxed by Britain. imported
Man who wrote the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson
British soldiers were ____ in private homes after the Tea Party. quartered
What the acts passed by Britain after the Boston Tea Party were called in America intolerable acts
Name of the company that was the only legal source of tea. East India
The protestors dumped 342 ____ of tea into Boston harbor chests
Man who organized the Boston Tea Party. Samuel Adams
One of the first battles of the American Revolution Lexington
Richard Henry Lee proposed that the colonies should be "free and ____ states." independent
The Sons of ____ were a patriot group that participated in the Boston Tea Party Liberty

Constitution Word Search

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FOUNDING FATHERS AND SIGNERS OF US CONSTITUTION Word Search

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WILLIAM SAMUEL JOHNSON
ROGER SHERMAN
JOHN DICKINSON
GEORGE CLYMER
HAMILTON
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THOMAS JEFFERSON
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Declaration of Independence Word Search

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Confederation to Constitution Crossword

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A young governor of Virginia Edmund Randolph
Leader of the Annapolis delegates Alexandria Hamilton
Hero of the revolution and the leader of the Continental Congress Army George Washington
Famous Scientist and statesman Benjamin Franklin
One of the ablest delegates James Madison
Serving as a ambassador to France Thomas Jefferson
Was overseas and wrote a letter to home to encourage the delegates John Adams
Has been elected as a delegates for Virginia Patrick Henry
Voiced the concerns of the small states John Dickinson
Credited with proposing the Great Compromise Roger Sherman

Birth of the Nation Crossword

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A form of government, allowing the people to rule. democracy
The Magna Carta was a ______ signed by King John because of the nobles resistance to change. hint: (word starts with a d) document
________ democracy is a system where people govern themselves. In places with large populations this democracy is not practical. direct
Direct Democracy is meant for places with smaller populations. In places with more people, leaders are chosen to govern the people for them. This is called __________ democracy? representative
Parliament became a lawmaking body, otherwise known as a _________. legislature
You are born with certain God-given rights, they include the right to live, to freedom, and to own property. They are not just called God-given rights, you can also refer to them as __________. natural rights
________ exist between government and the people, and in a ________ people agree to give up some freedom to be ruled by government, the government also has a promise to protect the people's rights. social contract
The Pilgrims knew they had reached a land that had no English government. In order to survive and form their own government they drew up a compact. This compact was called the? mayflower compact
Some wanted to come to america but were too poor is this case many came as ________. American colonists agreed to pay for their trip to America, feed them, and provide them with shelter. In return the _______ worked for the colonists until their debt was paid off. indentured servants
A Puritan would be an example of religious ________. A ________ is a person who opposes commonly held views. dissenter
In the middle colonies they grew large quantities of wheat to sell rather than eat. This wheat was a type of __________. cash crops
In the Southern colonies, on the coastal plain the most notable job was owning a large farm where workers planted, tended, and harvested large fields of crops. These farms were called ________. plantations
Colony leaders urged colonists to _______, or refuse to buy British goods. boycott
One of the Townshend Acts allowed general search warrants. So British officials used these to fight people who were illegally moving goods in or out of the country. What is the certain term for this problem? smuggling
The congress chose a group of people to construct a document to explain to the world why the colonies should be free. John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman were on the committee and Thomas Jefferson wrote the document. What is this document called? declaration of independence
There was a tough argument between the colonies. Not everyone wanted to split with Great Britain, some remained loyal to Britain and the king. Congress _______ what to do for months. debated
12 colonies met in Philadelphia to plan how they were going to react to the Coercive Acts. Each colonies had _______, or representatives to speak their ideas. delegates
Citizens have responsibilities but they also have _______. Some of citizens _________ are that they have to attend school, obey laws, pay taxes, and serve in court. duties
The colonies expanded westward and once they moved into areas claimed by France. War broke out. The French joined with some Native American groups and tried to drive the colonies backward. What was this conflict called? french and indian war
Enlightenment thinkers pressed people to question accepted political authority. This political movements produced a strong spirit of _________, or personal freedom. liberty