Unitit States Declaration o Unthirldom

The Declaration o Unthirldom (Inglis: Declaration of Independence) is the statement adoptit bi the Seicont Continental Congress meetin at the Pennsylvanie State Hoose (Unthirldom Haw) in Philadelphia on Julie 4, 1776, which annoonced that the thirteen American colonies,[2] then at war wi the Kinrick o Great Breetain, regairdit themsels as thirteen newly independent sovereign states, an na langer unner Breetish rule. Instead thay formed a new naition—the Unitit States o Americae. John Adams wis a leader in pushin for unthirldom, which wis passed on Julie 2 wi na opposin vote cast.

Unitit States Declaration o Unthirldom
1823 facsimile o the engrossed copy
CreatitJuin–Julie 1776
RatifiedJulie 4, 1776
LocationEngrossed copy: National Archives
Rough draft: Librar o Congress
Author(s)Thomas Jefferson et al. (Engrosser: Probably Timothy Matlack)
Signatories56 delegates tae the Continental Congress
PurposeTae announce an explain separation frae Great Breetain[1]

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  1. Becker, Declaration of Independence, 5.
  2. The thirteen colonies war: Delaware, Pennsylvanie, New Jersey, Georgie, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, Sooth Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginie, New York, North Carolina, an Rhode Island an Providence Plantations. Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut an New Jersey war formed bi mergers o previous colonies.

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