What Is the Declaration of Independence?

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By Michael C. Harris. Paperback chapter book. Which of these facts are true? It announced that the thirteen colonies were splitting from Great Britain. The signers of the declaration risked being put to death as traitors. It continues to inspire people all around the world who yearn for freedom.

Step back in time to the birth of America and meet the real-life rebels who made this country free in What Is the Declaration of Independence?

On a hot summer day near Philadelphia in 1776, Thomas Jefferson sat at his desk and wrote furiously until early the next morning. He was drafting the Declaration of Independence, a document that would sever this country's ties with Britain and announce a new nation - The United States of America. Colonists were willing to risk their lives for freedom, and the Declaration of Independence made that official. Discover the true story of one of the most radical and uplifting documents in history and follow the action that fueled the Revolutionary War.


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What Is the Declaration of Independence?