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Declaration of Independence
Consent of the People
For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments
Refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.
For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent
He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the Consent of our legislatures
Equality of rights for all citizens
all individuals have rights no matter they are male, female, children or adults, physically or mentally handicapped, their reigion, sexual orientation, and color of skin.
"We hold these truth to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."
"it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it"
responsibility of the government
That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men
Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes;
He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.
He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.
He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only.
sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance.
For protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States:
Unalienable rights are rights given to all humans that cannot be taken away or denied by the government. It is the government's job to defend and provide these rights to its citizens. "...that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness".