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Examination of American Declaration of Independence

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Examination of American Declaration of Independence

This is the declaration which forms the basis of United States, created by the committee members who wanted independence. They claim that all men are born equal and there are some human rights such as life, liberty, pursuit of happiness given by the creator. God is in the center of these rights. It is duty of the public to secure these rights. Communities may set up their own management if someone tyrannizes them.

King of British had some worries about the colonies. Colonies grew and developed very quickly. They have formed their own forces. Each colony developed its own system of self government. King disturbed from this situation. Actually this was the sign of independent revolution in the future. King had some plans to suppress the colonies power. King took several measures for colonies to do not live in prosperity. One of them is "He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected, whereby the Legislative Powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within." The King seemed like a dictator and even though they were independent. There are strict sanctions. King plundered their seas, ravaged their coast, burnt their towns, and killed their people. All of them are to ensure the authority. If King cared their rights, they did not ignore the authority of the King. They could become independent states under the protection of the King. Eventually these colonies was send by the King to the this continent. They spent lots of income for colonies in the new continent. They wanted to collect money by putting heavy taxes. Colonies disturbed from the these taxes. Actually this may be a main reason but there are some heavy sanctions. The King prevented some useful laws for public welfare. The king also treated his society as enemies and he sent troops to colonies. King did not recognize their human rights.

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness". These sentences are the begging of the declaration. Although Jefferson said that all men are created equal, at



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