Artistry Of The Declaration Of Independence Analysis

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Artistry of the Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson, born in 1743, was one of the credible founding fathers of the United States. The United States was founded on July 4, 1776. He served as a minister to France, Secretary of State in President George Washington’s cabinet, vice president, and president of the United States for two terms (Kirszner 679). Jefferson’s argument is when a government or ruler goes against the wishes of the people; they can upraise and create a new government. Jefferson outlines all the mental and physical abuses King George III has imposed on the people of the colonies. The list of abuses reflects the colonists’ belief that their rights had been slowly worn ever since the French and Indian War ended in 1763.
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Jefferson states an extensive list of King George’s III defilements and the American colonies’ rights. “To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world” (Kirszner 679). Jefferson states only facts that are not arguable which devours King George’s III doings. Jefferson used a stylistic technique by capitalizing words that had importance to establish the connotation of his argument. Jefferson was and is successful because he based the majority of his argument on facts. He doing this led the separation of the thirteen United States of America from Great Britain when the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4,…show more content…
He obtained approximately one hundred seventy-five through inheritance. His father, Peter Jefferson, in 1764 passed down forty from his estate, and one hundred thirty-five from his father-in-law, John Wayles, in 1774 (Thomas Jefferson 's Monticello). Even though Jefferson had a different motive on treating his slaves than other masters did, he still had slaves and made them do hard labor by bribing them with different incentives of appreciation. “During his lifetime, he freed two slaves” (Thomas Jefferson 's Monticello). It is very self-centered of Jefferson to only free two slaves, when he claims that he was a good master to all of his slaves. All slaves are miserable, tired, depressed, and want to be back home with their loved ones. Daily life of slaves was working from dawn to dusk. Even small children and elderly were not exempt from these long working hours in the hot, humid sun on plantations. Many slaves lived in stick houses where they were built on dirt, and the master’s did not lay flooring down. These shelters had crevices in the walls that let coldness and hotness climates come right
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