Solutions To The Declaration Of Independence Essay

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Thomas Jefferson wrote in the Declaration of Independence about many things that the king of England was doing to persecute the colonists. Here are some of the things he listed: “He has forbidden his governors to pass laws of immediate and pressing importance unless suspend in their operation till his assent should be obtained; and when so suspended he has utterly neglected to attend to them.” Which basically meant the King wouldn’t let them pass important laws they needed and the king wouldn't sign off on the laws, so when he wouldn't the colonists would suffer. Jefferson also wrote that, “For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us.” Which means that the government was making people house troops when they did not want to. Another one Jefferson wrote was, “For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by…show more content…
The solutions were written in the Amendments in the Constitution of the United States written by the Philadelphia Convention . Here are six corresponding solutions to the six problems that they stated. Since the King wouldn’t let them pass their own laws, they wrote in the first Amendment that basically congress will not make any laws to limit the right of people to ask the government to change laws that they find harmful to them. In the third Amendment it says that, “No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in the time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law”, which is basically saying that people don't have to house troops if they don't want to. Since the King was depriving them of benefits of Trial by Jury, they wrote in the fifth Amendment that no one will be put on trial for a serious crime unless a grand jury indicts
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