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FC: The Decleration Of Independence.

2: A long time ago there was a man named Thomas Jefferson. He was a colonist in the New World. All of the colonist were still under England's control.

4: Thomas Jefferson lived in Gastonia, North Carolina. Him and all of his friends were tired of being under England's control. They wanted to live their own life.

5: They were also tired of getting treated unfairly. Thomas Jefferson told some of his friends to come to a meeting.

6: Once everyone got to the meeting they started talking about some ways that they could break away from England.

7: Nobody could think of a way so Thomas told everyone to just wait until another day and then maybe they could think of something.

8: A few days later the kind decided to put a tax out on any sugar products. He said that they were in debt from the war they were in. That made all the colonist mad.

10: Thomas decided to go to George Washington's house. When George Washington answered the door Thomas asked him " what can we do to break away from the king?" George replied " I do not know. Maybe we can try to protest the sugar tax and then find out a way we can actually break away from him. Thomas thought that was a great idea. He went and told the people in the town and told them to meet the next day.

12: The day of the protest everyone showed up with signs that said liberty on them. They all stayed out there and protested until the king decided to take the tax back.

14: The colonist were all happy and thought they won over the king. But not too much longer after that, the king decided to put out the stamp tax.

15: That upset the colonist alot. They realized that they had to do something about the king. They needed to do it fast.

16: Thomas was sitting outside one day think of a way that they could do something about the king. Then his friend John Locke walked up to him and said " i got and idea. Lets wright a letter to the king saying that we do not want to be apart of his country anymore." Thomas thought it sounded like a good idea.

17: Once the king read the letter that the colonist sent him he was mad. He told his soldiers to start fighting against the colonist. This is what started the Revolutionary War.

19: The colonist battled England's soldiers for a long time with the help of France. After a long time of fighting the colonist finally won the war. Everyone was really happy and celebrating.

20: After everyone settled down from celebrating they got together and wanted to know how they were going to run the country. So everyone started thinking about all the ways they could run the country and it still be a great place to live.

21: After a little while of thinking and talking about the country the people came up with the Constitution. It was the document that governed the country. It had all of the laws that the colonist had to live by.

23: They also decided to wright a document declaring their independence from England. They called it the Decleration Of Independence.

24: Everyone was so happy and they started running the country the way that they wanted to. They were doing a good job at it. Then they noticed that the states did not need more power then the country so they made up the Federal System.

25: That was a great change. As time went on and the country was coming together to be better and better. The colonist were settling in many different places and scientist were doing a good job at studying science.

26: Not only were they settling in places and doing well at studying. They were also fixing out the problems in the government. They added the Bill of Rights into the constitution. They also gave the people natural rights.

29: The colonist were doing alot of work to keep the country up but they were doing a very good job at it. It was running smooth.

31: The colonist went from under England's control to running their own country and running it well. They made a huge step in history. The people that wrote the constitution and then Thomas Jefferson and his help with the Decleration of Independence helped out the country alot. It also helped the people live their life the way they wanted.

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