What does the Declaration of Independence mean to you in one word?
Explanation of the principle of natural rights "All men are created equal" Entitlement to "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness"
What are a few natural rights that you believe you are entitled to?
Purpose of government Power to rule comes from "the consent of the governed" Right to alter or abolish government
Government and Consent of the Governed
What is the government's job?
Women and minority rights Exclusion of Black and Indigenous people
Limitations of the Declaration of Independence
What group of people did the Founding Fathers make sure were protected in the Declaration of Independence
- Blacks and Natives
- White Men
King's policies aimed to establish "an absolute Tyranny over these States" List of the king's abuses against the colonists
Abuses by the King
Draw a flying dinosaur with a pizza in its talons.