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Early America's Declaration of Independence Quiz

1. What Was The Declaration of Independence All About?
2. Who Was The Principal Author of The Declaration?
3. Where Was The Declaration Adopted?
4. When Was The Declaration Adopted?
5. By the time the Declaration of Independence was adopted:
6. By Thomas Jefferson's Own Admission in Later Years:
7. As President of The Second Continental Congress, John Hancock...
8. Why Didn't George Washington Sign The Declaration of Independence?
9. Which One of These Phrases Appears In The Declaration of Independence?
10. Where Is The Original Declaration of Independence Located?
11. Why Was The Declaration Read To Washington's Troops Days After It Was Adopted?
12. In Writing The Declaration of Independence Jefferson Was Influenced By:

SOURCES: U.S. government, Archiving Early America (Freedom Documents), Wikipedia

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