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The promises of the Declaration of independence

Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, delivered before the municipal authorities of the city of Boston, June 1, 1865

by Charles Sumner

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Published by J.E. Farwell and Co., printers to the city in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death and burial,
  • Civil rights,
  • Slavery,
  • Political and social views,
  • United States,
  • African Americans

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEulogy on Abraham Lincoln
    Statementby Charles Sumner
    The Physical Object
    Pagination67 p. ;
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25105682M
    LC Control Number08009331
    OCLC/WorldCa9950849

    Genre/Form: Sermons: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sumner, Charles, Promises of the Declaration of independence. Boston, J.E. Farwell and. Declaration of Independence, full and formal declaration adopted July 4, , by representatives of the Thirteen Colonies in North America announcing the separation of those colonies from Great Britain and making them into the United States.

    The Declaration of Independence taken from Jefferson's autobiography was quite enlightening because I could see the many alterations that Congress made as well as the dedication Jefferson had to his country and countrymen: "we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor." I believe Jefferson had wisdom beyond his /5(). The promises of the Declaration of Independence.: Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln, delivered before the municipal authorities of the city of Boston, June 1,

    The Declaration of Independence was the promise of a representative government; the Constitution was the fulfillment of that promise. On July 4, , the Second Continental Congress issued a unanimous declaration: the thirteen North American colonies would be the thirteen United States of America, free and independent of Great Britain/5(K).   Together in one book, the two most important documents in United States history form the enduring legacy of America’s Founding Fathers including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton. The Declaration of Independence was the promise of a representative government; the Constitution was the fulfillment of that promise/5(26).


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Together in one book, the two most important documents in United States history form the enduring legacy of America’s Founding Fathers including Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Alexander Hamilton.

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Your high independence only reveals the immeasurable distance between us. The sunlight that brought light and healing to you, has brought stripes and death to me.

This Fourth of July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn. The Declaration of our fathers, entitled simply “The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America,” is known familiarly as the Declaration of Independence, because the remarkable words with which it concludes made independence the final idea, to which all else was tributary.

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The Declaration of Independence was the first formal statement by a nation’s people asserting their right to choose their own government. When armed conflict. The Declaration of Independence. Once upon a time in a land not too far away, in a place where they called their states colonies.

Thomas Jefferson Decl. In Congress, July 4, The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent.

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