Essay on Declaration Of Independence Today
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The Declaration of Independence, as an entire document, is written in four basic parts. The First, which Americans are most familiar with, sets forth broadly the nature and intent of passing a resolution of independence. This portion of the Declaration of Independence lays out those principles of human rights that were important to the colonies and which they felt were being denied. However, it was also a universal affirmation of the popular opinion of the time, a message to the world that finally a populace was going to take control of an overbearing government and institute a new form that consisted with the will of the governed.
According to the Declaration, “all men are created equal.” At first glance this may seem an impossibly optimistic statement, yet it does prove trues upon later examination. The