The Declaration of Independence
by Marc Musselman and Kaley Fulk
We have the D.O.I. because the U.S. wanted to break free from Britian.
Written by Thomas Jefferson in 1776
Argued that all men are endowed by their creator and that all men were created equal.
Constisted of three parts (Statement of Purpose, Grievances, and Offical breaking ties)
Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.