Declaracion de la independencia

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The main purpose of America Declaration of Independence was to

explain to foreign nations why the colonies had chosen to separate

themselves from Great Britain. The American colonies had already cut

most major ties to England, and had established their own congress,

currency, army and post office. At independence Hall in Philadelphia,

Richar Henry Lee, voiced a resolution that de UUEE should be

completely free of Englands influence, and that all political ties

should be dissolved. Congress agreed and began plans to publish

a formal declaration of independence. Thomas Jefferson was

chosen to draft the letter. Four other members were part of the

committee to help Jefferson. In the Delcaration, Jefferson explained

that a body of people has a right to change government becomes

oppresive. The Declaration was presented to the Constitutional

Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1776.

It was approved with a few minor changes.

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