American History- A call for Independence

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Since only about a third of colonists were in favor of Independence, he wrote "Common Sense to convince them to side with the colonists favoring independence.
Thomas Paine
He wrote Virgiania's resolution convincing congress that the colonies must be independent.
Richard Henry Lee
Congress tasked him with writing the declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson
In the scorching summer heat of this city, Jefferson managed to write the declaration.
Philadelphia
He suggested minor changed to the declaration.
John Adams
He also suggested minor changes to the declaration.
Ben Franklin
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The Declaration began with a ______, or introduction.
preamble
Then came the Declaration of _____________
Natural rights
Next came a list of _____. or formal complaints.
Grievances
Congress approved the declaration on this day in 1776.
July 4th
The actual signing took place on this day.
August 2nd
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