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Whose authority does the congress use to declare independence in the last paragraph of the delaration of independence?

the good people of the colonies the good people of the colonies


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 date was the Declaration of Independence signed on?

On July 4, 1776, John Hancock and Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, signed the first copy. Later Congress directed the Declaration be engrossed and signed by all delegates. Most of the delgates whose names are on the Declaration signed it on August 2, 1776. A few delegates signed on later days.


Whose acts may the supreme court declare unconstitutional?

Both Legislative and Executive Branch :)


Whose last public words 'Independence Forever' were his toast for the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence?

John Adams

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Whose authority does the congress use to declare independence in the last paragraph of the delaration of independence?

the good people of the colonies the good people of the colonies


Whose was the first signature to appear on the Decleration of Independence?

There are 56 signatures on the Declaration of Independence. The signature of John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress, is the first, largest and most famous.


Whose authority did the colonies not accept?

Parliament's authority


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.


How did independence affect mist central America countries?

We need a country to answer and whose independence.


What date was the Declaration of Independence signed on?

On July 4, 1776, John Hancock and Charles Thomson, Secretary of Congress, signed the first copy. Later Congress directed the Declaration be engrossed and signed by all delegates. Most of the delgates whose names are on the Declaration signed it on August 2, 1776. A few delegates signed on later days.


Whose opinion does the declaration of Independence say it is adressed to?

the colonists


Whose approval is required to overridea a presidential veto?

Congress


Can congress impeach officials whose conduct is in question?

true


Whose acts may the supreme court declare unconstitutional?

Both Legislative and Executive Branch :)


Who holds authority within a fief?

A fief was ruled by a lord whose rank varied with the size of the area. Generally it was hierarchical. A knight might hold authority in a small village. He would owe fealty to an Earl whose authority covered a group of knights' holdings. Etc.


Whose last public words 'Independence Forever' were his toast for the celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence?

John Adams