Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 4 weeks ago

The Declaration of Independence was written by which founding father? He rested his argument on this ideas of whom?

5 Answers

  • 3 weeks ago

    Over the course of seventeen days, in between meetings and other governmental affairs, Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence under the advisement of the Committee. It was an act that secured Jefferson's name in history forever.

  • 4 weeks ago

    John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism". His contributions to classical republicanism and liberal theory are reflected in the United States Declaration of Independence.

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    John Adams chaired the committee, from which Thomas Jefferson was chosen to physically write the document.

  • Phil
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    The  original draft for the Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson and there were changes made by members of the Continental Congress before it was completed by the Committee of Five.

    John Adams, representative of Massachusetts, who became the second U.S. President.

    Thomas Jefferson, representative of Virginia, who became the third U.S. President.

    Benjamin Franklin, representative of Pennsylvania, known as one of the most famous of the Founding Fathers and the first U.S. Minister to France.

    Roger Sherman, representative of Connecticut, the only person to sign all four of the U.S. state papers: the Continental Association, the Declaration, the Articles of Confederation, and the U.S. Constitution.

    Robert Livingston, representative of New York, who later negotiated the Louisiana Purchase as the Minister to France

    Jefferson drew on current thinking of the time ( Age of Enlightenment writers and thinkers such as Voltaire) and influenced by the thought that " all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."

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