4 parts of the Declaration of Independence.

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4 parts of the Declaration of Independence
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Preamble, Declaration of Natural Rights, List of Grievances, Resolution of Independence
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Preamble
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(n.) an introduction to a speech or piece of writing. The purpose To declare the causes which compel them to the separation.
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Declaration of natural rights
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Theory of government All men are created equal The right to right, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. These rights are inailiable Power held by the people. The power of the govt. is derived from the consent of the governed. Right to abolish unjust governments.
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List of grievances
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A list of complaints about the British King (King George). We blame the king ("he has") not only parliament. Examples: Uses repetition to make a point. The king has slowed population growth by preventing individuals from other countries from becoming colony citizens Soldiers were forced into people's homes Refused to allow the election of new legislators. Forced captive sailors to fight against their own people, or die. Protests to the king was met with harsh laws. "For quartering large bodies of armed troops around us" "For cutting off our trades with all parts of the world" "For imposing taxes on us without our consent"
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Resolution of independence.
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The colonists declare their independence from Britain. The colonists declare themselves free and independent states. By the authority of the States and God
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July 4th 1776
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Declaration of Independence
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1789
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George Washington becomes president
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1781
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Win the war