Charles River Editors
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services LLC
Pages: 71

*Includes pictures*Explains the changes made to the initial drafts of the Declaration and the history of how it was voted on*Includes letters and accounts written by Founding Fathers like Adams and Jefferson*Profiles every signer*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Resolved, that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved.”Although the Declaration of Independence is now considered one of the most important political documents in history, the men that drafted it did not initially favor such a move at the start of the American Revolution. Despite its assumption of governing duties, the Second Continental Congress never intended, at ...
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