The Declaration of Independence is considered one of the most important documents in world history because its effects were felt around the world and not only in its place of origin, the United States. While blacks used context from the declaration to challenge slavery in the United States, the French used its ideals to start their own revolution. The Declaration of Independence can be seen to be one of the few documents that had a profound impact on the world, and this can be easily seen because of the changes it brought forth. The Declaration of Independence was a document made by several delegates of the U.S. in 1776. It was simply made as a document that declared the independence of the 13 British colonies in America. On July 4, 1776 the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration after a few changes were made to it.
Even though I think the Declaration?s main purpose was to declare the colonies independent, there were many other ideas the declaration addressed. There are many important ideas in the Declaration of Independence. These ideas such as: rights, freedom, liberty and happiness have become the foundations of American society and have helped shape the ?American identity?.
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