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Declaration of Independence 

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a U.S. document adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, during the Revolutionary War, to announce the separation of the American colonies from Britain. It included charges against the crown and Parliament for violations against the colonists, and it was the first formal document affirming a people's right to a government of their own choice. Written predominately by ... ...

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