The Declaration of Independence | Study Guide

Thomas Jefferson

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The Declaration of Independence | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Thomas Jefferson's The Declaration of Independence. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Declaration of Independence that you may enjoy.

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Allen, Danielle S. Our Declaration: A Reading of the "Declaration of Independence" in Defense of Equality. Liveright, 2015.

Armitage, David. "The Declaration of Independence in World Context." OAH Magazine of History, vol. 18, no. 3, Apr. 2004, pp. 61–66.

Barnett, Randy. "The Declaration of Independence Annotated." The Washington Post, 4 July 2014.

Boyd, Julian Parks, and Gerard W. Gawalt. The Declaration of Independence: The Evolution of the Text. UP of New England, 1999.

Maier, Pauline. American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence. Knopf, 1998.

Rakove, Jack N., editor. The Annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence. The Belknap P of Harvard UP, 2009.

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