Declaration of Independence/Related Articles
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- Continental Congress : Add brief definition or description
- American Revolution : The political and military action of the American colonists who overthrew British control between 1763-1789.
- Common Sense (Thomas Paine) : A pamphlet written by Thomas Paine during the American Revolution, originally published on January 10, 1776 in Philadelphia.
- Declaration of Arbroath : Letter sent, by Scottish nobles, to Pope John XXII April 6, 1320 asserting Scotland's right to independence from England.
- Magna Carta : A 13th century charter that forms part of the British constitution and which has been classified as a document of global significance.
- Enlightenment : In religion, the point at which an aspirant breaks through the barrier of temporal existence and has a direct experience of God. In history, the enlightenment was a philosophical movement of the 18th century that advocated the use of reason as the basis for belief.
- Religion in the United States : Article describing variety and evolution of American religion.
- Thomas Jefferson : (1743-1826) Third President of the United States; author of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom; father of the University of Virginia
- 1776 (play) : A 1969 play depicting the creation of the US Declaration of Independence.
- Articles of Confederation : The first constitution of the United States of America.
- Benjamin Franklin : 1706-1790, American statesman and scientist, based in Philadelphia.
- Benjamin Rush : (1745 - 1813) American physician, educator, chemist, writer, and Founding Father who is known as the "Father of American Psychiatry."
- George Read (senator) : (1733 - 1798) American lawyer and politician from Delaware; a representative to the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and a delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787.
- John Adams : (1735-1826) An American Founding Father, diplomat, and the second President of the United States from 1797-1801.
- Thomas Paine : (1737-1809) English writer, intellectual and revolutionary whose works were influential during the Enlightenment in the United States and Europe.
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.