Compare And Contrast The United States Declaration Of Independence And The French Declaration

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The United States Declaration of Independence, and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, are similar documents stressing freedom and equality. Besides that, they are very different documents. Not because of the content, but because why they were written. The United States Declaration of Independence was written to outline how the States had been wronged long enough by the British. The French Declaration was written to outline and put into writing the natural rights that each citizen had. The Declaration of Independence refers to the people of the United States as being free. It outlines how the British royalty stands in the way of the people actually being free. This is similar to the French Declaration, where it states that
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