The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second
Continental Congress meeting at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1776,
The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription. IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
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On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee introduced into Congress a resolution,(
adopted on July 2) which asserted that these United Colonies are, and of right
The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of the American
political tradition. It articulates the fundamental ideas that form the American
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According to the second paragraph of the Declaration, "whenever any form of
government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to
Drafting the Declaration of Independence in 1776 became the defining event in
Thomas Jefferson's life. Drawing on documents, such as the Virginia Declaration
By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental
Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political