The Declaration of Independence_ A Modern Translation- Mikayla Guzzi.docx

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The Declaration of Independence: A Modern TranslationExcerptModern TranslationExcerpt 1: “When in the Course of human eventsit becomes necessary for one people to dissolvethe political bands which have connected themwith another and to assume among the powersof the earth, the separate and equal station towhich the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s Godentitle them, a decent respect to the opinions ofmankind requires that they should declare thecauses of separation which impel them to theseparation.”When one group of people is going to breakaway from a country to form its own nation,then they should explain why they are doing it.Excerpt 2: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that theyare endowed by their Creator with certainunalienable Rights that among these are Life,Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.”Individuals have some basic rights that areobvious and should not be taken away. Forexample, freedom is one of those rights.

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Spring
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Sabine Amend
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United States Declaration of Independence, The Declaration of Independence,

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