from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Declaration of Independence in the vocabulary. See also under Independence.
- n. The document promugated, July 4, 1776, by the leaders of the thirteen British Colonies in America that they have formed an independent country. See note below.
- n. the declaration of the Congress of the Thirteen United States of America, on the 4th of July, 1776, by which they formally declared that these colonies were free and independent States, not subject to the government of Great Britain.
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- n. the document recording the proclamation of the second Continental Congress (4 July 1776) asserting the independence of the Colonies from Great Britain
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But in my book, there's instance after instance where they're trying to impose Christian theology in the school itself through what's called the Declaration of Independence curriculum, which is pure proselytization.
The birthday of our liberty would be a hard one to fix, but by common consent the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence is the one observed.
The Declaration of Independence is a far greater monument than could be fashioned from brass or stone.
Let us be able to say to Old England, this great-hearted, venerable old mother of the race, you gave us our Fourths of July that we love and that we honor and revere, you gave us the Declaration of Independence, which is the Charter of our rights, you, the venerable Mother of Liberties, the Protector of Anglo-Saxon Freedom-you gave us these things, and we do most honestly thank you for them.
The Filipinos have taken literally the Declaration of Independence, which is the platform upon which Lincoln was elected; and they are fighting us in the name of Lincoln.
Fourths of July that we love and that we honor and revere, you gave us the Declaration of Independence, which is the Charter of our rights, you, the venerable Mother of Liberties, the Protector of Anglo-Saxon
The Declaration of Independence was a violation of good faith to those statesmen and numerous other parties in
The Declaration of Independence was a violation of good faith to those statesmen and numerous other parties in England who had, in and out of Parliament, supported the rights and character of the colonies during the whole contest.
I'm sorry that you're so ignorant of the Declaration of Independence, which is this nation's charter.
Anyone who does not protect, defend and preserve the Constitution, The Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence is a traitor to this country.