The Declaration of Independence (1776)

by: Thomas Jefferson

Suggested Essay Topics

In what ways was George III's nationality (German) influential in his actions against the colonists?

What influenced moderates to vote for independence?

Why would the Declaration of Independence ease the domestic turmoil between Tories and Whigs?

In what way did the King of Britain's actions make colonial independence inevitable?

Is the Declaration of Independence a radical document? Explain.

What issues did the Declaration of Independence fail to resolve regarding equality? Regarding the newly established national government?

What overall impact has the Declaration of Independence had on our nation? On the nations of the world?