Declaration of Independence
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Why is the Declaration of Independence so important? It i just a piece of paper.
It is very important!
The other countries took the US seriously and supported the American Revolution.
When the Declaration was made it showed other countries that the US did not obey the king of England anymore.
The Declaration made a global impact. It unleashed powerful political, social, and economic forces that would
transform the post revolution politics and society.
The Declaration of independence was drafted by Tomas Jefferson and signed by representatives of the the 2nd Continental Congress and officially proclaimed the US a free independent nation.
It gave Americans natural rights that John Locke talked about. He was a British philosopher who advanced the ideas of natural right and social contract theory
King George III was a British King who presided over the loss in the American Revolution; list of changed against him in the Declaration of Independence
Wow I had no idea. Thanks for telling me!