Declaration of Independence Analysis

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Analysis- The Declaration of Independence
1. Where 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 separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. The declaration opens with a preamble describing the document's necessity in explaining why the colonies have overthrown their ruler and chosen to take their place as a separate nation in the world. The colonists feel like they should be controlled by the decisions of God and not the decisions of a ruler (King). One of the ideas that Jefferson wrote about was the freedom of religion. This was a core idea that made the basis of a republican society work, via separation of church and state. They feel like the government should include all the people as one and not determined by one man.

2. The colonist claim that they are allowed to have rights over The colonists are saying that they have rights too all as one and not decisions made by a king. The colonists should have their own government and right of choice. All men are created equal and there are certain unalienable rights that governments should never violate. These rights include the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. When a government fails to protect those rights, it is not only the right, but also the duty of the people to overthrow that government. In its place, the people should establish a government that is designed to protect those rights. Governments are rarely overthrown, and should not be overthrown for trivial reasons. In this case, a long history of abuses has led the colonists to overthrow a tyrannical government.

1.He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. 2.He has...
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