Grievances In The Declaration Of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence marked the end of the road to the revolution, and marked the beginning of the revolutionary movement in the United States of America. The Declaration of Independence is a document written by a founding father of the “United States of America”, Thomas Jefferson, and declared on July 4, 1776. This documented can be broken down into three pieces, in section one it has simple statements with a specific purpose, the second section included a list of grievances, and the third section is the one in which they declare that the colonies don’t want anything to do with the British monarchy anymore, and the delegates sign their names marking treason against the British King called George III. The applied taxed, and acts …show more content…
The Olive Branch Petition passed by the Continental Congress on July 5, 1775 written by John Dickinson tried to reason with King George III, because the colonist still with all they had gone through did not want to become independent. They hoped that they could establish an appeasement with the King of Britain. In this document they write to the King in reverence to show that they still wanted to be under the British monarchy, but what King George did was completely ignore the colonist humble petition to him. What came after the Olive branch petition was Thomas Paine famous pamphlet called “Common Sense” and it summarized all the things that the British had done to the colonist, and it made many of the colonist get on board with declaring their independence from Britain. After the Olive Branch Petition the colonist realize that they couldn 't do anything to come into an agreement with King George, and with the pamphlet by Thomas Paine the “Common Sense” it made the majority of the population in the United States pick whether they were loyalist, neutral, or patriots. Nothing more could have came after than the Declaration of Independence because it was so

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