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In this activity, students will analyze the Declaration of Independence to understand its meaning and consider the consequences of signing the document. Find a ...

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National Standards for History

Examine a primary source image of the Declaration of Independence and recognize that not all 13 colonies are represented. Consider the risks and benefits the members of the Second Continental Congress faced by signing the document.

Source: National Archives



The National Archives and Records Administration (archives.gov)