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The Declaration of Independence: Summary & Analysis

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What committee was formed to address the grievances by King George III?

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1. Who was the main writer of the Declaration of Independence?

2. Which is NOT a section of the Declaration of Independence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of the historic document that declared America's independence from Great Britain with the help of this quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz questions will cover topics such as the name of the committee that was formed to address the grievances of King George III and the section of the Declaration of Independence that outlines the beliefs of government that justifies a rebellion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test on the following:

  • Sections of the Declaration of Independence
  • Grievances by King George III
  • The main writer of the document

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will help students practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related analysis of the Declaration of Independence
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding King George III's grievances and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the committee formed to deal with the grievances of King George III
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the sections of the Declaration of Independence

Additional Learning

Examine this historic document more closely by reading the lesson titled The Declaration of Independence: Summary & Analysis. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Explore the reasons for drafting the document
  • Learn the purpose of the Declaration of Independence
  • Analyze the sections of the document
  • Identify contributing writers of the Declaration
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