Decleration of independence

u.s history

independence

The Declaration of Independence is the usual name of a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies.
The Declaration of Independence (as read by Max McLean)
Understanding the Declaration of Independence - 9 Key Concepts Everyone Should Know

TIme line U.S History chapter 2.

  1. 1776:Declaration of independence
  2. 1781: Articles of Confederation
  3. 1785:North West Ordinance
  4. 1791:BIl of Rights

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Authority derives from the people.

• In a new plan of government, the

central government should be stronger

than the states.

• Authority derives from the states.

• Under a modified Articles of

Confederation, the states should remain

stronger than the central government.

• Congress should be composed of

two houses.

• The number of delegates to both

houses of Congress should be

assigned according to population.

• A Congress of one house should

be preserved.

• Each state should have one vote.

LARGE STATES VS. SMALL STATES

NORTH VS. SOUTH

• Slaves should not be counted when

deciding the number of congressional

delegates.

• Slaves should be counted when

levying taxes.

• Slaves should be counted when determining

congressional representation.

• Slaves should not be counted when

levying taxes.

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