Independence Day Fun

Independence Day Fun

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Who Wrote the Declaration of Independence?

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The Declaration of Independence is without a doubt one of the most important documents ever to be written in American history. It was signed by fifty-six different men, all representatives from different states. But who wrote the Declaration of Independence? Most of us know today the author of the Declaration of Independence as Thomas Jefferson. […]

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Facts About the Declaration of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence is rich with history and is the founding document of the United States of America. There are many known facts about the Declaration of Independence and there many facts that are not so well known to us. The Declaration of Independence • The United States Declaration of Independence is an act […]

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Effects of the Declaration of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence gave birth to what is known today as the United States of America. The document is symbolic of American democracy and one of the free charters of freedom. The words stated in the Declaration rallied support from colonists at home, and colonists living abroad. The effects of the Declaration of Independence […]

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The Declaration of Independence in Modern English

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The Declaration of Independence was written in such a way that many modern readers today might have a difficult time discerning what the true meaning is behind it. The Declaration of Independence in Modern English still carries the same meaning, but would sound a little differently. Let’s take a look at the Declaration of Independence […]

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The Declaration of Independence at A Glance

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The Declaration of Independence will always stand as the most important document in pursuit of freedom. This document stands as the hallmark of a people’s struggle to assert and win their independence against tyranny and unlawful acts. Historical experts continue to study the wording, structure and history of this document even today. While every American […]

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What Any Citizen Should Know About the Declaration of Independence

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Many times casual students of history tend to bypass the Declaration of Independence declaring that the document was written as a response to the taxation without representation that King George was imposing on the American people. While this is in part true, this is far from the whole story. The Declaration of Independence came about […]

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Why the Declaration of Independence Matters

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While many people may argue over the validity and importance of The Declaration of Independence most people would have to agree that without the civic creed summarized in the opening of the Declaration, the United States would not exist as a free country. The Declaration gives clear reasons for which the War of Independence was […]

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Summary of the Declaration of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of American history. It has been included among one of the most important documents ever to be written in the history of the United States of America. We refer to it still today as we recall the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. The following summary of […]

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Why Do We Celebrate the Declaration of Independence?

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The United States of America celebrates their independence on the fourth of July each year to commemorate its separation from England. Most people know that, but why we celebrate the Declaration of Independence and why its so important they may not know. Here is a closer look at why we celebrate the Declaration of Independence. […]

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What Is the Declaration of Independence?

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The Declaration of Independence is extremely significant and is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. It signifies the break from the rule of King George III and from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence is a symbol of American freedom and independence from British rule. The Declaration of […]

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