Declaration of Independence

NOUN
  1. the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain
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  • By June 1776 their efforts had become hopeless and a committee was formed to compose a formal declaration of independence.
  • They might be deaf to the "equalities" proclaimed in the Declaration of Independence or blind to the moral sin of slavery, but they comprehended a rifle which could be fired ten times a minute and kill a man at a thousand yards. Abraham Lincoln: a History — Volume 01
  • On 14 April 1849 the Hungarians issued a formal declaration of independence and deposed the Habsburgs.
  • His Palladian residential aesthetic, his Greco-Roman temple to government in Richmond, and the meaning of his Declaration of Independence still inspire and resonate across the republic. J. Michael Welton: A Tale of Two Architects
  • How would the Declaration of Independence, for instance, read if he'd been able to red-pencil it before the Founding Fathers could post it? Scott Carter: Phil Cooney's Little Red Pencil
  • In the American ‘Declaration of Independence’, the pursuit of happiness is listed as one of the unalienable rights, along with life and liberty.
  • The Citizenship Clause actually codifies the Lockean view of government articulated in the Declaration of Independence, namely, that legitimate government is grounded in the consent of the governed. The 14th Amendment and Children of Illegal Migrants
  • While people in the colonies used the expression, it was not a central rallying cry, nor is it implied in the Declaration of Independence.
  • Frederic Bastiat could have easily been a fellow traveler of thesigners of our Declaration of Independence.
  • The Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson, proclaims that Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, are God given rights.
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