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Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

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The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, announcing that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were no longer a part of the British Empire. Written primarily by Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration is a formal explanation of why Congress had voted on July 2 to declare

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The United States Declaration of Independence is a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, announcing that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain were no longer a part of the British Empire. Written primarily by Thomas Jefferson, the Declaration is a formal explanation of why Congress had voted on July 2 to declare independence from Great Britain, more than a year after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War. The birthday of the United States of America—Independence Day—is celebrated on July 4, the day the wording of the Declaration was approved by Congress.

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ISBN-13:
2940016196213
Publisher:
Wishland Publishing
Publication date:
02/11/2013
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NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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Declaration of Independence 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Wonderful ! I wish our Congress would read it.. An American Citizen