Perhaps the most famous and important document ever written, “The Declaration of Independence” is vital to read, understand and even memorize! This children’s version The Declaration of Independence, The Words That Made America by Sam Fink is a great way to help children visual the words they are reading and understand what they mean.
Read with: A History of the American People; “The Constitution of the United States;” Democracy in America; The Real Thomas Jefferson
Principle: Man has natural rights which come from God and cannot be taken away by other men.
1- What are natural laws? What are natural rights? Where do they come from? What are their implications?
2- Why do the people have the right to alter or abolish their government?
3- What did the king do that justified America’s declaring independence?