Role Of Freedom In America Essay

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Freedom is a hard thing to create a single unison answer for because it changes for everyone. For some people it may mean the right to believe in any religion; for another person, it may mean the right to speak their mind [as a woman]. It is always changing and developing, however, America has been known for their freedom that is granted to its citizens through three important doctrines: The Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution, and The Bill of Rights. The oldest doctrine that first spoke of freedom to US citizens is The Declaration of Independence of 1776. Which is responsible for multiple things. First it declared the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain. Next, it advanced a theoretical case for revolution, discussing human rights and the nature of national sovereignty. Lastly, it sets out a precise list of specific complaints which the American colonists had against the actions of the British government over the last 15 years. By pointing out all the wrong doings of the British government allowed Jefferson to make the statement that they colonies had the natural right to change their…show more content…
It was created in 1787 with the responsibility of establishing America’s national government and fundamental laws, and guaranteed the certain basic right for its citizens. It is structured into three parts. • The Preamble, which explains the purposes of the Constitution, and defines the powers of the new government as originating from the people of the United States. To establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity. • The (7) Articles, establish how the Government is structured and how the Constitution can be changed. By establishing the branches of the federal government and describe what powers each branch
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