The Declaration Of Independence (A Literary Analysis Of The Declaration Of Independence)

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Three Messages from The DOI (A Literary Analysis of The Declaration of Independence) America is a country that millions of people live in. The country in which all of these people live is one of the strongest, most influential powers in the world. However, there was once a time where this amazing country was at the beck and call of Great Britain and their rulings. Colonists were growing exhausted of paying taxes to the British Parliament, and not knowing what organizations and causes their money was going towards. A certain group of men had had enough of the deceit, and decided that it was time for a change. Thomas Jefferson was one of the many male figures that put together a document which Americans know today as The Declaration of Independence. “Originally designed…show more content…
Many people today may not agree with the government and their decisions at all times, however, Jefferson made it clear that looking out for the safety of citizens should be the number one priority of any group of government officials. “...as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness” (113). Now, in my personal belief, I feel as though it could benefit the United States Government to sometimes take a look at this declaration and take into account the truths that it holds and the words that speak to U.S. citizens. “People shouldn’t be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people” (Moore). Now I don’t know if I necessarily agree with this quote, because I feel as though Americans and their government should work together, which is how I believe Jefferson intended it to be. Once the government and the people can begin to work together much like The Declaration of Independence suggested, then maybe Americans can begin to work had in hand, which is how Jefferson originally intended for it to
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