The Declaration Of Independence And The United States Essay

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American Sovereignty in the 21st Century
The Declaration of Independence makes the agreement, “That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States, that they are Absolved from all Allegiance” (Jefferson 265). Thusly the Declaration of Independence is consider by most to be the foundational statement of national sovereignty by The Thirteen American colonies and now the United States. The Declaration of Independence is a formal statement by the thirteen American colonies, which provides a list of their grievances against the king, and declares the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence does not tell King George III, the Parliament of Great Britain, or any other nation that reads it what they should do or ought to do and therefore it is not prescriptive. The Declaration of Independence states the outcome The Thirteen American colonies were seeking, which is that of freedom and independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain and all other types of foreign governance. This paper will address the issue of globalization and its effects on US national sovereignty, in the context of our Declaration of Independence.
As a reader we need to first understand the concept of globalization, and the goal of globalization. Globalization could be summed up as “a one-world authority” (Rabkin 29) or the unification of the global into one group’s culture. Globalization is also the allowing of an independent…

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