Declaration of Independence 1 Quiz

Click on the best answer to the question. Your score will appear after you answer the last question. The sentences are at the bottom of the page if you need to review them. The sentences are numbers 1 through 4.

 

 

1. Which sentence has this main idea?
It is obvious that all people are equal and have certain rights.
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2. Which sentence has this main idea?
To get these rights governments are put in place that are approved by the people who are governed.
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3. Which sentence has this main idea?
It is the right of people to change or get rid of their government when it doesn't guarantee their rights and to put in place one that does.
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4. Which sentence has this main idea?
When people must break their ties with a government to form one of their own, it is important to state the reasons why.
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1. When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

 
2. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

3. --That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,

4. --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

 

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