Preamble Declaration Of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence is a very important document to the nation because, it clearly states the foundation of our nation. It helped by uniting the country together. The purpose of the Preamble was to introduce the Declaration of Independence to the person that was reading it. The Preamble started out by stating “In the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands.” What it was stating was that the British were treating the colonist with no respect and the British were unfair to the colonist. The creator of the Preamble was Thomas Jefferson who was a very big contributor to the Declaration of Independence. Thomas Jefferson created the Preamble because he wanted to be able to summarize …show more content…

“For quartering large bodies of troops among us” this connects to the quartering act. The King issued the quartering act which told the colonist that they had to host and provide food and home supplies for the soldiers at their homes. “He has endeavored to prevent the population of these states; for that purpose, obstructing the laws for naturalization of foreigners, refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new appropriations of lands” connects to the Proclamation of 1763. The Proclamation of 1763 told the colonist that they would not be able to settle west of the Appalachian mountains. “For abolishing the free system of English laws in a neighboring province, establishing therein and arbitrary government, and enlarging its boundaries, so as to render it at once an example and it instrument for introducing the same absolute rule in these colonies” Connects to the Intolerable Acts. The Intolerable Acts were enforced as a punishment for what happened during the Boston Tea Party. They were a series of four acts. The first of the four acts were that the Boston Harbor had to be shut down, the second of the four acts was that the colonist were not aloud to hold a meeting more than once a year, the third of the four punishments were that if any British officer was charged with any major crime could

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