British Reply to the Declaration: Summary & Analysis

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Why did the colonies declare themselves free from England?

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1. What was King George III's immediate reaction to the Declaration of Independence?

2. Who was John Lind?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to identify what you know about the British response to the Declaration of Independence. You'll need to know things like for what reason the colonies had sought their independence and the details of how King George III responded.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to help guide you to:

  • Identify John Lind
  • Analyze the written reasons Lind gave for the colonies' revolt
  • Explain what was said when King George III addressed his Parliament with regard to the disgruntled colonies

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will guide these skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of how the colonies no longer wanted to be connected to England
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about King George III's response to colonies' desire for independence in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding John Lind and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the British response to the Declaration of Independence

Additional Learning

Looking for more facts and analysis about the British response to the Declaration of Independence? Use this lesson entitled British Reply to the Declaration: Summary & Analysis for further guidance. The lesson will cover the following:

  • Identify who drafted and wrote the Declaration
  • Know when the Declaration was written
  • Have some knowledge of the Revolutionary War
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