Part 2 - American HistoryPart 2.1 - Colonial Period and Independence

62. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

Who wrote the Declaration of Independence - Thomas Jefferson
  • (Thomas) Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776. He was a very important political leader and thinker. Some of the most important ideas about the American government are found in the Declaration of Independence, such as the idea that all people are created equal. Another important idea is that people are born with certain rights including life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Jefferson was the third president of the United States, serving from 1801 to 1809. Before becoming president, Jefferson was governor of Virginia and the first U.S. secretary of state. He strongly supported individual rights, especially freedom of religion. Jefferson wanted to protect these rights. For this reason, he did not want a strong national government.

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¿Quién escribió la Declaración de Independencia?

  • (Thomas) Jefferson

من كتب إعلان الاستقلال؟

  • )توماس( جيفرسون

「獨立宣言」是誰寫的?

  • (湯瑪士)傑佛遜

독립 선언서는 누가 썼는가?

  • 토마스 제퍼슨

Sino ang sumulat ng Deklarasyon ng Kalayaan?

  • (Thomas) Jefferson

Ai viết Bản Tuyên Ngôn Độc Lập?

  • (Thomas) Jefferson

מי כתב את מגילת העצמאות?

  • (תומס) ג’פרסון

Кто написал текст Декларации независимости?

  • (Томас) Джефферсон

Kush e shkroi Deklaraten e Pavaresise?

  • Thomas Jefferson

Ko je napisao Proglas o nezavisnosti?

  • (Thomas) Jefferson

چه کسی بیانیۀ استقالل را نوشت؟

  • ( توماس( جفرسون

Qui a écrit la Déclaration d’Indépendence?

  • (Thomas) Jefferson

Leej twg yog tus sau tsab cai tau txais kev ywj pheej?

  • (Thomas) Jefferson

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