Declaration of Independence Scavenger Hunt

 

Listen to the Entire Declaration of Independence at:

www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/decindep.htm

 

The Declaration of Independence is an important part of United States history.  Visit the following interesting sites and complete each task.

 1.   Who signed The Declaration of Independence with a large, flamboyant style and why?

www.ushistory.org/declaration/signers/index.htm

 2.   What was the Committee of Five, who was on the committee, and which member did most of the

www.thedeclarationofindependence.org

 3.   Who printed the original copies of The Declaration of Independence?

www.thedeclarationofindependence.org

 4.   What happened to The Declaration of Independence during the Revolutionary War?

www.thedeclarationofindependence.org

 5.   What is the New England Restraining Act?

www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/rev-prel.htm

 6.   What is the aim of the Olive Branch Petition?

www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/rev-prel.htm

 7.   What 1774 Act enrages the colonists?

www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/rev-prel.htm

  8.   Which patriot exclaims, “Give me liberty or give me death”?   Why?

www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/rev-prel.htm