Declaration Of Independence Dbq

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The American Declaration of Independence molded the foundation for the United States. Most of the establishments of this country are based on the Continental Congress’ decision to declare independence from Great Britain. The document was the first to demand liberation of the people from the evils of King George. Thomas Jefferson was a highly courageous man for constructing a document that would be considered forbidden during that time, with little to no support from the colonists. One of Jefferson’s main subjects were the colonists’ lack of natural born rights. In the Preamble, he states that all men are created equal and endowed specific, unalienable rights which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The King terminating the rights

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