The Declaration of Independence was declare in 1776. This announced that the 13 colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
A deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity, such as country or city. Legislatures form important parts of most governments.
The organ exercising authority in and holding responsibility for the governance of a state. The executive executes and enforces law.
The system of courts that interprets and applies the law and the name of the state. As well as the mechanism for the resolution of disputes.