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Declaration Of independ

united states constitution repro (1) united states constitution repro (2)

1900’s - 1930’s Postcard Repros from Postmark Press Sky Collection  -NIB

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Historical Documents Company


.6 oz 


LACK - B32


8/75 x 4.25 Inches +/-




Delegates to the Continental Congress knew that during the spring of 1776, they faced a momentous decision. The armed rebellion against England begun the year before continued , ?,i troops occupied fortified camps around Boston. Thopas Paine's pamphlet Common Sense, published in January 1776, argued convincingly for bold action. Could independence be denied much longer?
On June 7, 1776, Congressman Richard Henry Lee
stood and changed the direction of the revolution. The time •had arrived, he argued, to declare that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States."
Congress appointed a committee, including John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin, to write a justification for independence. The committee chose Jefferson as its author. Only 33 years old, Jefferson had already earned a reputation as an outstanding writer. Drawing on existing ideas, he defined his purpose — "to place before mankind the common sense of the subject, in terms so firm and plain as to command their assent, and to justify ourselves in the independent stand we are compelled to take."


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                  Events now moved rapidly. On July 1, Congress discussed Lee's resolution, and approved it the next day. The debate then shifted to Jefferson's draft of the Declaration. While Jefferson suffered in silence, Congress spent two days editing Ms wording. They deleted Jefferson's condemnation of the slave trade and rewrote other controversial, divisive sections.
With final changes made, Congress approved the Declaration on July 4 and ordered it to be printed and distributed. Philadelphian Timothy Matlack prepared a copy in his finest handwriting, andi56 delegates began to sign this "engrossed" copy on fagqjj^jy.6. This original copy is now enshrined in the National Archives in Washington, D.C.  Although short,  oration is in four parts:
(1) the Preamble explains the purpose of the document — to "declare the causes" that led to revolution; (2) the most familiar section ["We hold these truths to be self-evident"] outlines the philosophical basis for independence; (3) the third segment lists abuses by King George III; (4) the actual

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