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Week 7 Assignment 1 - Sullivan 1 Patricia Sullivan...

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Sullivan 1 Patricia Sullivan Professor Kramer LGS 212-01 11 Dec 2015 “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” This is perhaps the best-known phrase in American history, as the phrase is generally considered the American creed and the foundation of democracy. The American creed represents our need for independence and equality of life. The American creed which appears in the Declaration of Independence written by our great leaders has been a statement that we have seen reinforced over history by our most influential leaders. Some of these statements are the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, and The Bill of Rights. Throughout this paper I will be making comparisons of these three documents. Making comparisons is defined in our Being Logical text book, is finding comparisons between things that a person finds reflecting in the other. The Declaration of Independence is considered to be the founding document of the United States of America. At the time the declaration was introduced, the colonies were “united” in declaring independence from Great Britain. They wanted to declare their freedom from taxation and from the civil rights abuses from the King. The Declaration was created after King George III and Parliament sought to establish firm control over the land obtained from France during the French and Indian War. To help pay off war debts, King George III began to tax the colonies. Colonists began to get increasingly more rebellious, resulting in actions like the Boston
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Sullivan 2 Tea Party. In response to the rebellion the King and Parliament exacted the “Intolerable Acts,”
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