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What did the Declaration of Independence do?

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2018-01-13 09:26:24
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On July 4, 1776, the American colonies declared their freedom from British rule.

The (US) Declaration of Independence asserted a philosophy of government that any government can only rule with the consent of the governed, and that the basic purpose of government is to protect people's rights. It gave many examples of how the government of Great Britain -- and, in particular, King George III -- had violated the rights of the colonists and so lost their consent. It then proclaimed that, as a result of this, the colonies issuing it (the 13 English colonies in North America) were free and independent states.

It declared the 13 English colonies in North America "free and independent states", no longer under the rule of Britain and its king, and it listed, for the world to read and consider, reasons "for the separation", viz., a variety of complaints against King George III.
The Declaration of Independence declared the colonies independence. It expressed to other nations why the colonies felt forced to leave Great Britain.

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