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Independence Hall is the birthplace of America. The Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were both debated and signed inside this building. The legacy of the nation's founding documents - universal principles of freedom and democracy - has influenced lawmakers around the world and distinguished Independence Hall as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Declaration of Independence
VIDEO | Join Jim Percoco as he comes to you from Independence Hall in Philadelphia to detail the creation of America's founding document, which is...
From Declaration to Constitution
This page describes the creation of the American Charters of Freedom, from the Declaration of Independence to the Constitution, and underscores how...
Declaration of Independence Primary Source Questions
Read the Declaration of Independence in its entirety here. What does the Declaration say is the purpose of a government? Based on how it is used, what...