Declaration of Independence 2 Quiz

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1. Which sentence has this as its main idea?
Careful judgment must be used before changing a long established government and people usually are more apt to put up with poor government than to get rid of it.
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2. Which sentence has this main idea?
This ruler over time has used total power to hurt the people of these states.
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3. Which sentence has this main idea?
his is what these colonies have put up with and now makes it necessary for them to change their government.
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4. Which sentence has this main idea?
When there are so many wrongs done to people by an absolute cruel ruler, it is their right to get rid of this government and to provide themselves one that ensures their safe future.
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5. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.

6. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.

7. --Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government.

8. The history of the present King of Great Britain [George III] is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States.

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