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Transcript of Declaration
Complaints and Grievances by the colonists
(I only list 3 for each)
Complaints: Three complaints the colonist had where taxation without representation, british restrictions on settlement growth, british troop in the colonies.
Grievances: He refused to sign laws that our colonial legislature passed, which we really needed. He wouldn't let his colonial governors here sign them for him or enforce those laws anyway. He hasn't made it so that we can be represented in Parliament.
Evidence from the Declaration of Independence
Evidence for natural rights and role of government is that they are both self-evident that all men are created equal and that they are endowed by there creator with certain unalienable rights. This brings us to the form of government and the natural rights that it includes.
Vocabulary words used in the Declaration of Independence
Dissolve:to bring to an end
Self-Evident:obvious, having no need of proof
Endowed:to be given something naturally
Unalienable Rights:basic rights of the people that may not be taken away
Consent of the Governed:an agreement made by the people to establish a government and abide by its laws
Usurpation's:the act of exercising power by force
Despotism:a system of government where the ruler has unlimited power
Tyranny:a government that abuses its power
Tyrants:a single ruler that possesses and abuses absolute government power
Depriving:to take something away
Oppressions:the use of authority or power in a cruel or unjust manner
Rectitude:the quality or state of being correct
Declaration of Independence
What is the Declaration
It was a letter to King Gorge III
because the colonist didn't think
it was right to treat them how
he was treating them.He didn't
give the colonist enough freedom
The Declaration of Independence was a very
important part of our history. It gave us
Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. It
also made the colonists proud.
The concept between the rule of the natural rights and government include governments that are instituted among men and it is also the right of the people to alter or abolish it.