Declaration of Independence_page 3

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Title 1855 Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1855
Subject Law; Legislation--Utah
Description (1855) The Fourth Legislature, 1854, passed an act compile and revise the laws currently in force. Included were those of the current session. No 1854 session law was published. Laws not included in the compilation were deemed repealed, obsolete or not necessary to reprint. Included were marginal notes, index and table of contents
Publisher Published by Virtue of an Act Approved January 19, 1855, Great Salt Lake City, Utah
Date 1855
Type Text
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Source KFU30 1855 .A193
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, S.J. Quinney College of Law. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution S.J. Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah, South 1400 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730.
Source Physical Dimensions 12 cm x 19 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor; Jan Robertson
Scanning Technician Amanda Wilson
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Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2012-06-05
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Title Declaration of Independence_page 3
Description on or JULY 4th, 1776. THE UXANrMOUS DECLARATION" OF Til?' TlIIRTEK-N (TXITED STATES'"OF â- â€¢';! ' ' v»M ";â- Â»;â- ' IN COXGRESS When, in the ccuyse o-f human eyents,, it beco-mes necessary,for one people to dissolve the political bands which have <j6nne,cttd them with another, and' to assume .among the powers 'of. the eajih the separate and equal' station to which the laws of "nature i!aiid of nature's God entitle therh,. a decent yespect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare t&e S»:liich innpfct_ them to the-separation. ' , '...""". We hold, these truths'to be self-evid'eRt; tliat afl men a'ie er'e|atedi equal; that they' are endowed by their Creator with certain una,-lienaWe rights; Thai'among these are life, liberty, and'the pursuit of' happiness; that,' to sec-ure these rights, governments are instituted,. among men, d.eriviug their just powers from the consent of the ,g®-rerned; that, whenevei' any fornv of government becomes '"destructive of thesq ends, it is, the right of the people' to 'alter "or'' abpTi'sTi, i't, and116 institute-new government, laying its 'fo-Hndation'-On'sucli. principles,1 and organizing its powers in, such form.,,, as to'therii ^h'a'H seem most' l'iliely1' to effect their safety and happiness. Prudence, indeed, will'ttictMe"that governments 'long- established'' sHoujd.' hot be charigetf fbr'-l'ight; and'transient causes; 'and, ac'0b'rain'gly, ajf^ex.-perience hath shown that mankind are more disposed to suffer,,Svu"iKi' e'v'i'is are's'uiFe'rabl'e; tlaa'n to right thentselves by'abofrshirigthe fotdH to whic:h they,are accustomed. But wh,en a. long t'rairi'bf'/abuses and'us'urpatibh*sl,l']>uirsuing invariably the same object',' evihe-es a d'esigrt tUre'du'ce tll'e'm under absolutu despotism, it is trieif'ri'glit,' it. is their duty, to thro,w off such' government, and to provide\ne\r guards.for their, future- se'cuiity1. Such has been the' patient lU^er-ahc'e of' thes6 'colonies',','and sucli" is now the necessity which con-strums.; tb&rta," itu al'tsy' their former system of'governmeiit.. ' Thu
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Identifier 002_Declaration of Independence_page 3.jpg
Source Original Book: Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, Passed at the Several Annual Sessions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, 1855
Setname uu_law_uschs
Date Created 2005-11-22
Date Modified 2005-11-22
ID 718264
Reference URL