What was The Declaration of Independence all about? Include information about rights and the social contract.
In order to understand the content of Declaration of Independence, it is important to know the incidents which lead to its formal adoption by Continental Congress on July 4, 1776.
Till 1773 all of the 13 British colonies were prospering under the British Empire. However, later the Empire started imposing taxes which the colonies found unjust. They found the King’s legislations as interfering and unjustifiable. Continental Congress which was formed in 1774 took the responsibility of representing the colonies sent a list of grievances to the King. …..(To see the full version Buy the project)