If one person finds it necessary to disband the political groups that have bound them with another and to assume.

among the powers of earth, the separate station to which the Laws of Nature or of Nature's God has entitled them

a decent respect for the opinions of humanity requires them to declare the reasons.

We believe that all people are created equal and that their Creator has given them certain unalienable rights, among which are Life

Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. Any Form of government harmful to these ends has the right to be altered or abolished.

We make this Declaration with a strong faith in divine Providence's protection.

He has plundered our seas, ravaged the Coasts, set fire to our towns, and decimated the lives of our people.

He has abdicated Government here by declaring us out under his protection and waging war against us

To remove our Charters and to abolish our most valuable laws.

We are often denied the benefits of Trial by jury in many cases.