Read through Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence (found under unit one) and complete the following:
1. Print doc. 2. Highlight all original words/statements that were omitted. Briefly explain why you think they were omitted. 4. Highlight in a different color words/ statements that were added for the final draft. Why do you think they are important? 5. Make note of the areas of the Declaration that describe the role of gov't, the complaints about the English gov't, and the areas where the colonists are trying to get support or sympathy from others. 6. Is there any areas that surprised you or that stand out? Why?