The Power of American Independence
An analysis of how the concept of power played a major role in the Declaration of Independence.
# 1036 | 1,226 words | 4 sources | 2000 |
Published on Apr 17, 2001 in History (U.S. Before 1865) , Political Science (U.S.) , History (U.S. Colonization of North America) , English (General) , History (General)
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A discussion about how the abstractions in the Declaration of Independence have become the foundations of American society and helped to shape the "American Identity."
From the Paper:"There are many abstractions in the Declaration of Independence. These abstractions such as: rights, freedom, liberty and happiness have become the foundations of American society and have helped to shape the "American Identity." Power, another abstraction that reoccurs in all the major parts of the Declaration of Independence plays an equally important role in shaping "America identity." One forgets the abstraction of power, because it appears in relation to other institutions: the legislature, the King, the earth, and the military. The abstraction of power sets the tone of the Declaration, and shapes the colonists conception of government and society. Power in the Declaration of Independence flows from distinct bodies within society such as the King, the legislature, the military, and the colonists."
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