Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

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  • Made in the U.S.A.
  • Hardcover: 36 pages
  • 6 4/5 X 4 1/5 X 1/4 inches
  • Drafted by 33 year old Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence summarizes America's founding political philosophy. At once a cherished symbol of liberty and an expression of Jefferson's monumental talents as a writer, the document captures in unforgettable phrases the ideals of individual liberty that formed the backbone of America's Revolutionary movement. In setting forth these "self-evident truths" alongside a list of grievances against King George's Britain, the Declaration of Independence justified the breaking of ties with "Mother England" and the formation of a new country. This gift edition, printed in two colors on acid-free paper, contains illustrations and biographies of the signers alongside the document itself.

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