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Comparing Declarations Directions : After reading both the American Declaration of Independence and French Declaration of the Rights of Man , fill in this Venn Diagram table with similarities and differences that you noticed.
1. What is the purpose of each of these documents?
2. Which aspects of the Enlightenment are reflected in these two documents?
3. How does the Declaration of the Rights of Man define liberty? Do you agree or disagree with this definition?
4. Using this definition, are Americans denied their liberty in any sense today? No.
Comparing Declarations Declaration of Independence July 4, 1776 Thomas Jefferson When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the

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