The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

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More Declaration Resources

Here is a collection of other resources on the ushistory.org website relating to the Declaration of Independence.

Understanding the Declaration

Here is material from a lesson plan on the Declaration that provides insight into the meaning of the various sections of the Declaration.

Background of Events Leading to the Creation of the Declaration

In our ushistory.org American History Textbook, we present a detailed history of the events leading to the Declaration of Independence. If you are interested in learning more, a good place to start is here.

Other Primary Source Resources

Orations and newspaper clippings to help provide historical perspective to the changing, and in many ways, changeless, views of the Declaration of Independence through time.






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