Declaration of Independence

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Who?

Thomas Jefferson created

Who?

56 representatives signed

Where?

Philadelphia, PA

Why?

Colonists thought the King was unjust. Tired of British laws.

What?

Document that declared freedom from the British.

Why do we celebrate July 4th?

signing of the Declaration of Independece. All 13 colonies agreed to be free.

What was going on in the Colonies while the Declaration was written and signed AND after?

American Revolution

1st part of the Declaration of Independence

Preamble the introduction

2nd part of the Declaration of Independence

Rights the Colonists wanted

3rd part of the Declaration of Independence

Complaints about the Tyrannical Acts of King George III

4th part of the Declaration of Independence

How the Colonists tried to avoid separation

5th part of the Declaration of Independence

Declaring freedom from England

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