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11/22/11 Kathy Edwards PS101 1 American Government: Declaration Kathy Edwards
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11/22/11 Kathy Edwards PS101 2 Declaration of Independence The declaration and intent to separate from Great Britain Grievances against Great Britain, specifically the King, King George Appeal for equality, freedom, and to “the opinions of all mankind”
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11/22/11 Kathy Edwards PS101 3 Declaration of Independence The declaration of opinions, views, ideology, and intent; a type of “Manifesto” Unalienable rights – the rights to which all people are entitled, according to the “laws of nature” and the “Creator” Just powers: the authority of the government over its citizens, derived only from the consent of the governed.
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11/22/11 Kathy Edwards PS101 4 Declaration Tyranny, and despotism: abuses and usurpations by a government of its citizens’ rights Separate and Equal Station: the desirable relationship between “free and independent states.”
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11/22/11 Kathy Edwards PS101 5 Declaration Grievances against the king: he suspended the people’s right to legislative representation, he swayed the system of justice in his favor, he interfered with free trade and immigration laws. The appeal of the Declaration: emigration and
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EL ED 365 taught by Professor Brothermercier during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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