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Decleration of independence

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Lamichell Phang English 101/Heilein T Comprehension “The Declaration of Independence” 7 th February 2011 1. What "truths" does Jefferson assert are "self- evident"? That all men are created, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. 2. What does Jefferson say is the source from which governments derive their powers? From the consent of the governed. 3.What reasons does Jefferson give to support his premise that the United States should break away from Great Britain? He feels Great Britain has not allowed the unite states to be free or to be governed by the people and for the people, and Great Britain is more like a dictatorship. Thomas Jefferson did explain why the
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colonies should break away from Great Britain. He created
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Unformatted text preview: the document, Declaration of Independance,that stated that the American colonies had the right to break away from Great Britain. 4. What conclusions about the British crown does Jefferson draw from the evidence he presents? That it doesn’t treat them like free and independent states. Jefferson concluded that there must be a war until the enemies have been defeated. British rule in united states dictatorship, has civilians’ rights at the very last place in mind and is the least important to them, British rule only care about what they want and need and will get all those through any way, using any means necessary. While trying hard to conceal their oppressions with their own tricks and politics so as to make it less obvious from the average people....
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