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Write a study guide for students who are reading the Declaration of Independence for the first time. Assume they are reading this document in English class and already know the basic historical context. The study guide will have two parts: an introduction that explains how language is used in the text, and 6 to 12 annotations that help your reader to understand and begin to analyze the document as they read. A word of warning: Don't try to imitate the content of the annotations in the reading guide. That reading guide contains many historical context annotations and explanations that are outside the scope of your assignment. Your job is to focus on language specifically and to share your own thoughts on the Declaration of Independence. Your assignment should include the following elements:)An introduction that gives an overview of how language is used in the declaration)Annotations that define difficult words or phrases and point out how language is used to persuadeDeclaration of IndependenceDeclaration of IndependenceWhen in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bandswhich have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.iWe 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.--That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,--That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government,iilaying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect theirSafety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations,iiipursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism,ivit is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.--Such has been the

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