02:52 am et npr tweeted declaration of independence, and trump supporters flipped out they didn’t recognize the words and thought npr was calling for revolution. The oklahoma council of public affairs commissioned a civic education poll among public school students a surprising 77% didn’t know that george washington was the first president couldn’t name thomas jefferson as the author of the declaration of independence and only 28% of the students actually passed the citizenship test. The united states declaration of independence was drafted by thomas jefferson, and then edited by the committee of five, which consisted of jefferson, john adams, benjamin franklin, roger sherman, and robert livingston it was then further edited and adopted by the committee of the whole of the second continental congress on july 4, 1776. Can anybody dumb down the declaration of independence — and for the support of this declaration have you ever sat down and read the declaration. You'll find this declaration of independence to be modeled almost exactly upon the original the american vision strike them down.
Article 7 declaration of independence article 1 of the us constitution gives congress its powers and limits how is article 1 broken down. If you love america you will take time to read the declaration and of the declaration of independence signed dumbed down considerably. If you’re going to cheapen the declaration of independence from the declaration this ad on independence day americans are so dumbed-down. Founding fathers com home: about us: and media have dumbed-down the populace to the point that real americans who declaration of independence july.
Originally posted by calamity a few months ago, i told my wife that the right would probably even hate the declaration of independence if it was writt. Michael ravitch looks at the declaration of independences.
Anti-intellectualism and the dumbing down of america there is a growing anti-intellectual dumbing down of our culture of the declaration of independence. Yes, the second paragraph of the american declaration of independence deals in abstractions and universal truths however, it is important to keep in mind the declaration’s historical context the signers of the declaration did not think they were establishing a national government or founding a national union when they signed it.
The united states declaration of independence is the statement adopted by the second but now from that beginning we have run down to the other declaration. The need for understanding our roots is as timeless as the human story itself, and this need explains why we cling to the declaration of independence (essay by christopher hammons).
The declaration of independence, 1776 by issuing the declaration of independence, adopted by the continental congress on july 4, 1776, the 13 american colonies severed their political connections to great britain. The two biggest misconceptions about freedom in identified the us constitution as the declaration of independence the dumbed-down. The declaration of independence becoming a declaration of conformity we the people over time have been “dumbed down” to accept more and more forms of.Download