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1: American's gained independence from the British.
2: The Declaration of Independence is important because it states that a government exists for the benefit of the people and that "all men are created equal "!
4: The Declaration of Independence | unalienable rights Thomas Jefferson
5: The Constitution is the supreme law of the United States. It's a set of rules for the government. Also, it is the most influential legal document. A Constitution concerns different levels of political organization.
7: The Bill of Rights is the name by which the first ten amendments to the United States constitution. These amendments ensure rights to all Americans.
8: The Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in America. Fleeing religious persecution in their native England, they came over to America and started a new colony. Thanksgiving is on the last Thursday of November.
10: French and Indian war it was 7 year war between England and North colonies. When the war ended France was no longer in control of Canada. The began the long spiral of events that led to the Revolution.
12: "A hot meal delivered to victims after a disaster, blood when its needed the most, shelter when this is nowhere else to turn to. An emergency message delivered to a member of the Armed Forces from their family. These are just some of the ways that gifts are put to work through the American Red Cross."
13: Clara Barton was the founder of Red Cross. Also known as the "Angel of the Battlefield. She was the first president of the Red Cross. American Red Cross is helpful to injured people all over the world.
14: The 15th Amendment to the United States. Prohibits each government in the United States from denying a citizen the right to vote. based on race, color, or previous condition of Servitude.
15: The Fifteenth Amendment is the third of the Reconstruction Amendments. While some states had permitted the vote to former slaves even before the ratification of the Constitution this right was rare.