The Declaration of Independence By: Jacob Valentino

The Declaration of Independence represents liberty.

It represents liberty because it declared independence of the 13 colonies from Great Britain.

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If you want to see it, the Declaration of Independence is located in the National Archives building in Washington D.C.

The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson and was presented July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

In all, there are 1458 words in the declaration including signatures, 1337 without.

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Here is the first paragraph of the Declaration of Independence.

When 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 of Independence is the most important document in the USA. It is the most important because without it, we'd be under the control of Great Britain right now.

It was written by Thomas Jefferson and after, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Jefferson met to make changes.

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The Declaration of Independence represents liberty for our country.

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