jul 4, 1776 - The Declaration
- Description:The Declaration of Independence declared the thirteen American colonies an independent nation, no longer bound to Great Britain.
- Causes: This was caused by how Britain was taxing and mistreating the colonies.
- Historical Impact: The Declaration of Independence is an important part of American democracy because first it contains the ideals or goals of our nation. Second it contains the complaints of the colonists against the British king. Third, it contains the arguments the colonists used to explain why they wanted to be free of British rule.
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