The Declaration of Independence was an act of what body?
The Second Continental Congress, 1776
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2nd Continental Congress
British would call them traitors.
It was dangerous because if/when King George III saw your name on that document, you would be killed by the English soldiers, or redcoats. The largest name on that list is Joh…n Hancock because he was a patriot and decided that future freedom was important for the colonies.
I dont give a f'uck
The Continental Congress issued the Declaration of Independence.
John Adams & Benjamin Franklin
The patriots were for the Declaration of independence i.e. Benjamin Franklin Thomas Jefferson etc.
it was never important in human history because of segregation.
Good question. From Britain's standpoint and many Loyalist in the colonies they didn't believe so. The colonies believed that they were given charts to guide their own course,… so after trying to resolve their grievances with Britain's increasingly heavy hand, they believe they had a moral right and arguable due to their charter a legal right.
Because if the British figured out that you had signed it you would be executed. This is only if it hadn't gotten passed though.
No. The United States Congress did not exist when the Declaration of Independence was written and signed.
Rather so. To sign the Declaration of Independence was treason to the British Crown and this was punishable by death.
list of 27 offenses by the British King, was called the greivance
In the sex years