The Declaration Of Independence Analysis Essay

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(Analysis of The Declaration of Independence) In 1776, Thomas Jefferson forged arguably one of the most important American documents that has ever existed. “The Declaration of Independence is an important part of American democracy because first it contains the ideals or goals of our nation.”(Barnes) Just like Barnes stated the “The Declaration of Independence” is a message to the England parliament, to colonist, and to surrounding countries. The main purpose though was to tell England that they are done with being governed by them, and they are going to be separate and equal. This came as quite a shock to the King of England. There are many important underlying messages that can be deprived from the “Declaration of Independence” by Thomas Jefferson, that we have certain rights that cannot be taken away from us, that all men are created equal, and that a government governed by the people is important. A message that can be found in “The Declaration of Independence” written by Thomas Jefferson is that we have certain rights that cannot be taken away from us. The rights that Jefferson described in the document is the right to life. Nobody can take a your life from you, that is a thing that Jefferson believed belong to…show more content…
This is a very interesting statement to think about. What does Jefferson mean by this? “It simply refers to equality before the law. That is, the law (should) apply equally to all without regards to income, social status, influence, birth and so on”(Mohammed) Basically we are all born with the same opportunity with the ability to better our social status and impact the world. Jefferson creates a lots of controversy, with this line of his document, because he owned slaves and did not include women. Though as time has past, Americans see it that no matter what race or gender we are all
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