Declaration of Independence (photo:Historic American Document.com)
It is one of the most celebrated and talked about documents in the country. We all learned about it during our school years and can probably recite portions of it.
It is the document that binds us as a nation and that document would be, the Declaration of Independence.
Thursday, America celebrated its 237th Birthday, which is the probably the one day most of us think about the Declaration of Independence.
If you were given a quiz right now about the Declaration of Independence, could you pass?
Declaration of Independence Excerpt: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
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