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Why did congress need a document like a declaration of independence?

congress needed a document to declare why the colonists had to become independent of Britain


When the settlers in the 13 original colonies declared their independence what did it result in?

The War with Great Britain!


Who declared the colonies to be independent from Britain?

The Second Continental Congress. Its members represented all thirteen colonies. The First Congress had met in 1774 and adjourned for a year with little resolved. The Second began meeting early in 1775, as war broke out. This Congress stayed in being until the war was over, and the new Constitution adopted. While in session the Second Continental Congress had adopted the Articles of Confederation, after which they were called the "Confederation Congress". The first draft of the actual Declaration of Independence was the work of a committee, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson, with Jefferson doing most of the composing. The Resolution that the Congress should declare Independence, which led to the appointing of the committee which drafted the document, was offered by Richard Henry ("Light Horse Harry") Lee of Virginia, whose other claim to historical fame was that he was the father of Robert E. Lee.


What group formulated a statement explaining the fair relationship between the colonies and Britain?

the First Continental Congress. the First Continental Congress. the First Continental Congress. the First Continental Congress.


What petition did the Second Continental Congress sent King George the 3rd?

The purpose of the petition sent to King George III by the First Continental Congress was to declare their right to approve laws passed by Parliament on behalf of the colonies.

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Which congress prepares a document in an effort to gain every colonies support the document explains the Americans reasons for breaking with Britain?

prepares


What did the second continental congress write to declare the colonies' freedom from great britain?

The Second Continental Congress wrote the Declaration of Independence to declare the colonies freedom from Great Britain. The document was signed on July 4, 1776.


How do you spell the declaration of independents?

The spelling of the noun is "independence" meaning freedom, liberty.The document that declared the thirteen colonies free from Britain in 1776 was the Declaration of Independence.


What is the delecration of independence?

It is the document written by Thomas Jefferson and ratified on July 4, 1776 that declared the 13 Colonies independent from Great Britain.


What did the second continental write to declare the colonies freedom from great Britain?

The Second Continental Congress wrote the Declaration of Independence to declare the colonies freedom from Great Britain. The document was signed on July 4, 1776.


Why did the american colonies declare inpendence from britain?

The American colonies declared independence from Britain because of the taxation.


What group of leaders wanted Thomas Jefferson to dedclare war on great Britain?

Jefferson only wrote the Declaration of Independence for Congress. It was the 55 men of congress who signed their names to the document that declared war.


What document declared American independence from Britain?

Declaration of Independence


Why did congress need a document like a declaration of independence?

congress needed a document to declare why the colonists had to become independent of Britain


What document declared your freedom from Great Britain?

The declaration of independence!1


Does the Declaration of Independence have any legislative power?

No, it is a document declaring the 13 Colonies from Great Britain. Legislative power has to come from a living body - the elected officials of Congress.


How did the 13 colonies cut-their ties with Britain?

They officially declared their independence.