Thomas Jefferson Declaration Of Independence Grievances Analysis

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The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson in June 1776. In the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson writes up his list of grievances against King George III of Great Britain and Ireland. Thomas Jefferson tends to exaggerate some of the grievances, but I agree with him on most of his points. In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson often remarks that the King is to blame for all of the untoward things that have happened to America. Thomas Jefferson does exaggerate when writing all of the grievances against the King of Britain. For instance, Jefferson blames all of the problems solely on the King of Britain, when in reality, the King of Britain was little more than a figurehead. The British Parliament was in control of almost all of the proceedings of the British empire. Also, when Jefferson talks about how the King, “has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures.”. He’s exaggerating in this instance, because the parliament didn’t purposely call together their legislators in Britain just to exclude the Americans. The most logical reason is that they called their legislation together in Britain, because it was convenient for them, that was their home. Jefferson also exaggerates about how the King made the judges and the law dependent upon him, while in America, “He has made Judges

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