Declaration of Independence Close-Read QuestionsDeclaration of Independence PassagesQuestions on ReadingWhen in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolvethe political bandswhich have connected them with another, and to assume among the powersof the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Natureand of Nature's Godentitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes whichimpelthem to the separation.1.What is the tone of this text in this passage? Which words in the text lead you to that conclusion?
2.What has “become necessary”? What does this phrase imply about the actionstaken by colonist prior to the declaration?
3.What does labeling the Americans “one people” and the British “another” say about their union?