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Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution
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Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution The following is the list of actions of King George the IIIrd, which directly affected the colonists and which prompted the American struggle for Independence: He failed to pass appropriate laws which were necessary for the betterment of the colonists He denied the provision of protection to Americans from their enemies He agreed to laws which required keeping of large troops in the houses of the colonists He prevented the Americans from trading with any other country, and thus cut off their trade relations from all parts of the world He imposed various taxes without their consent He deprived them of a proper judicial system by denying the
Constitution. The U.S. constitution was finalized on July 4th 1776 and was drafted by Thomas Jefferson. A significant portion of the Declaration, pointed at the tyranny of King George III, and his refusal to grant the right of self-governance to the Americans. This was used as a base / foundation for the formation of the Constitution. Due care was taken to ensure that the setbacks and abuses faced during the rule of King George III were prevented. This was done by including provisions that ensured the protection of basic human rights, a right which was denied during the reign of the King. ...
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