declaration of indepandence
Updated: 2/7/2021
declaration of indepandence

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  • The Declaration of Independence
  • how about this? In congress.. July fourth 1776..
  • mhmmm-mhmm
  • someday these British are going to PAY UP!
  • In Philadelphia on July 4, 1776 the Declaration of Independence occured.
  • Many men signed the Declaration of Idependence, and Benjamin Franklin read it to all the Colonists on the steps of the courthouse.
  • By the rules of the King everyone must pay their taxes
  • One day they had enough. A few men, including Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, wrote a document called The Declaration of Independence that was writen against the King and his taxes.
  • Yessir!
  • go and tax the colonists again!
  • The colonists were so pressed about this taxes payment but obediently, paif their taxes.
  • King George only thought of himself. He never even thought a second about condition of his people.
  • King George the III was a cruel dictator. He taxed his subjects until they were broke.