The Declaration of Independence: A Study In The History of Political Ideas pdf epub fb2

The Declaration of Independence: A Study In The History of Political Ideas by Carl Becker, Joe Henry Mitchell pdf epub fb2

The Declaration of Independence: A Study In The History of Political Ideas Author: Carl Becker, Joe Henry Mitchell
Title: The Declaration of Independence: A Study In The History of Political Ideas
ISBN: 1451507402
ISBN13: 978-1451507409
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Pages: 296 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 25, 2010)
Language: English
Category: History
Size PDF version: 1610 kb
Size EPUB version: 1860 kb
Subcategory: Americas




The Declaration of Independence A Study In The History of Political Ideas By Carl Becker THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IT is often forgotten that the document which we know as the Declaration of Independence is not the official act by which the Continental Congress voted in favor of separation from Great Britain. June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, submitted to the Continental Congress three resolutions, of which the first declared that "these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved."