What is Independence? - Definition & Overview


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Whom did the Americans declare independence from in the American Revolution?

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1. Which of the following is a way that independence can be achieved?

2. What two countries were formed during the Velvet Revolution in 1993, an independence event in which no lives were lost?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Struggles for independence can be seen throughout history, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the concept. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of how different nations achieved their independence throughout history.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Definition of independence
  • Methods of achieving independence
  • Examples of independent nations

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the independence of Montenegro
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about revolutions

Additional Learning

To learn more about history, review the accompanying lesson on What is Independence? - Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the American and Haitian revolutions
  • Understand how independence is achieved peacefully
  • Know how different nations achieved independence