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rebelfury76 February 3rd, 2014 5:56pm

The first paragraph of the Declaration of Independence promotes and endorses secession.

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skinner Wisconsin
02/03/14 2:59 pm

Only in highly extreme circumstances

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
02/03/14 12:04 pm

It doesn't promote, it attempts to provide a rationale explanation of why the colonies decided to take this course.

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rickvee Living the dream
02/03/14 11:05 am

When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth,

rickvee Living the dream
02/03/14 11:06 am

the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

rickvee Living the dream
02/03/14 11:06 am

Seems pretty obvious.

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
02/03/14 12:05 pm

It doesn't promote, it attempts to provide a rationale explanation of why the colonies decided to take this course. This was more to help convince the other lands to stay out than anything else - or at least that's what I learned in US Hist.

rebelfury76 F Trump, F his base
02/03/14 12:21 pm

In a government school I'm willing to bet.

Shazam Scaramouche, OH
02/03/14 12:24 pm

Actually, you'd be incorrect. This was at a small private school.

MrLove lovers, dreamers and me
02/03/14 11:04 am

Yeah, and the list of grievances in the document resonate in today's world.