Declaration of Independence
Where was it signed?
When did it take place?
who wrote the decoration of independence.
The Declaration of Independence formally
announced the colonies’ break from Great
Britain. In doing so, it expressed three main
ideas. First, Thomas Jefferson, the document’s
What was the purpose of writing the Declaration of Independence
What three rights did the writers say were "unalienable" and people were born with?
include at least 3 complaints made against King George.
Next, Jefferson asserted that King George
III had violated the colonists’ rights by taxing
them without their consent. Jefferson
accused the king of passing unfair laws and
interfering with colonial governments. He
also believed that stationing a large British
army within the colonies was a burden