DeclarationofIndependence

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Unformatted text preview: Sheet1 Page 1 Declaration Of Independence The Declaration of Independence was written to show a new theory of government, reasons why they were separating from E The man responsible for writing the Declaration was Thomas Jefferson. He wrote the Declaration between June 11, 177 John Hancock, Button Gwinnett, Lyman hall, George Walton, Wm Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn, Edward Rutledge Benjamin Harrison, Thos Nelson Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter Braxton, Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin, The reason people wanted the Declaration was because the people thought that they had the right to be free from Engla The Declaration of Independence served three major purposes. 1. Preamble and reasons for separation. 2. A theory of government. 3. A formal declaration of war. This basically stated that war did exist. If the Patriots failed to win independence, the leaders of the revolution could be ju The result of the Declaration of Independence was that colonists gained their freedom. They had freedom of religion andThe result of the Declaration of Independence was that colonists gained their freedom....
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course ENGL 1301 taught by Professor Chumchal during the Spring '08 term at Blinn College.

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