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Running Head: FIELD TRIP REFLECTIONDeclaration of IndependenceElsie KingChamberlain College of Nursing303N: HumanitiesMarch 2018
Running Head:FIELD TRIP REFLECTION2Declaration of IndependenceIn this paper I am going to discuss the Declaration of Independence and expand what I learned in class. The Declaration of Independence is defined as the formal statement written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain. The fundamental document established the United States as a nation. It was adopted on July 4, 1776 and approved by continental congress. Prior to the declaration of independence, the united states of America were not a country, the individual states were all colonies of the British empire. They were known as the British colonies., which signifies that the king and the parliament of Great Britain ruled Colonies.The origin of the declaration of independence. Currently, many American people were angry at Great Britain. Many Americans did not like paying taxes to Great Britain when they did