“… all men are created equal … they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, … among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” – Preamble to the Declaration of Independence (National Archives, 2020)
Imagine that you are Thomas Jefferson during the eventful days of 1776 (the year the Declaration of Independence was signed), when protest and revolt energized the air.
If Thomas Jefferson looked into the future, he might not have realized just how important and revered the Declaration of Independence would become. The Declaration is studied and admired all over the world, and its importance continues to grow. Read more about the Declaration and its importance in this article.
For your Discussion Board post complete the following:
- Explain why you think the Declaration has become the revered document that it is.
- Discuss whether you think the Declaration of Independence is relevant in your life today and why