The Deceleration of Independence

By: Bentley Senger and Zachary Land

The Deceleration Begins

In 1776, the 13 colonies said that they were going to form and independent country.

The 13 colonies had a lot of disagreements with Britain like high taxes. In 1774, representatives from different colonies met up in congress. They wrote a deceleration of rights and grievances and sent it to the king.

Disagreement and War

King George III did not agree with the document. In 1775, the British and American troops started the war in Lexington and Concord. Later that year, people went to the second congress.


Thomas Paine

In 1776, Thomas Paine published his pamphlet called "Common Sense". He said that colonies got nothing with their relationship with England. It was common sense to become independent.


The Deceleration is signed

In 1776, the second congress drafted statement of independence from Britain. The deceleration included Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Liverston


The parts of the Decoration

The Decoration is three main parts, The first part was human rights. His famous quote on the Decleration of Independence said life, liberty, and the presuit of happiness.

The second part were contemplates against the king George.

The third was a statement of Independence. It was published on July, 1776.

The deceleration's effect.

The Deceleration changed the world. It got the colonies Independence for America.

We still remember it to this day.