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Thoughts on the philosophical aspects of the independence of the United States of America

Virgil Stark

Thoughts on the philosophical aspects of the independence of the United States of America

by Virgil Stark

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Published by France-Etats-Unis in Cannes .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination[10], 19 leaves.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24675948M

The American Revolution was the struggle by which thirteen colonies won independence from Great Britain, to become what we now know as The United States of America. The American Revolution came about primarily because the colonists had matured. Their interests and goals were so different and distant from those of the mother country. Abstract: America’s Founders sought to define a national good that transcended local interests and prejudices. The national good included the common benefits of self-defense and prosperity that.

Thomas Jefferson (Ap – July 4, ) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as the third president of the United States from to He had previously served as the second vice president of the United States between and The principal author of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson was a proponent. Benjamin Franklin pioneered the spirit of self-help in America. With less than three years of formal schooling, he taught himself almost everything he knew. He took the initiative of learning French, German, Italian, Latin, and Spanish. He taught himself how to play the guitar, violin, and harp. He made himself an influential author and editor. He started a successful printing business.

Founding Fathers, the most prominent statesmen of America’s Revolutionary generation, responsible for the successful war for colonial independence from Great Britain, the liberal ideas celebrated in the Declaration of Independence, and the republican form of government defined in the United States . Philadelphia, Pennsylvania We meet to celebrate the birthday of America. The coming of a new life always excites our interest. Although we know in the case of the individual that it has been an infinite repetition reaching back beyond our vision, that only makes it the more wonderful. But how our interest and wonder increase when we behold the miracle of the birth of a new nation.


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Thoughts on the philosophical aspects of the independence of the United States of America by Virgil Stark Download PDF EPUB FB2

American philosophy is the activity, corpus, and tradition of philosophers affiliated with the United Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy notes that while it lacks a "core of defining features, American Philosophy can nevertheless be seen as both reflecting and shaping collective American identity over the history of the nation.".

American Revolution, also called United States War of Independence or American Revolutionary War, (–83), insurrection by which 13 of Great Britain’s North American colonies won political independence and went on to form the United States of war followed more than a decade of growing estrangement between the British crown and a large and influential segment of its North.

The United States Declaration of Independence (formally The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America) is the pronouncement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 4, The Declaration explained why the Thirteen Colonies at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain regarded themselves as thirteen independent sovereign states Location: Engrossed copy: National Archives and.

The American Revolutionary War (–), also known as the American War of Independence, was initiated by the thirteen original colonies in Congress against the Kingdom of Great Britain over their objection to Parliament's direct taxation and its lack of colonial representation.

The overthrow of British rule established the United States of America as the first republic in modern history Result: American-Allied victory: Treaty of Paris (). The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.

or US) or America, is a country mostly located in central North America, between Canada and consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

At million square miles ( million km 2), it is the world's third- or fourth-largest country by total g code: +1. In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims the independence of the United States of America.

When the 13 United States of America declared independence from the United Kingdom inthe founders were attempting to break free from the tyranny of Britain’s top-down centralized government. In short, the Declaration of Independence states that the United States of America is a country in its own right, independent of England, and includes a list of grievances against the king of.

Instead, most scholars consider America to have been founded in the late 18th century around one of, or some combination of, two major events: the War for Independence and the creation of America.

This is the Preamble to the Constitution of the United States. The constitution of the United States is one of the most important documents in the country's history. The document's purpose was to establish a written foundation for the country to be run on.

The United States of America turned to all of the philosophers, and in the end, Enlightenment ideas were the main influences for American Colonies to become their own nation. Work Cited Delany, James J. “Rousseau Jean-Jacques [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy].” Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

N.p. n.d. Web. 13 Dec. The American Enlightenment was a period of intellectual ferment in the thirteen American colonies in the 18th to 19th century, which led to the American Revolution, and the creation of the United States of American Enlightenment was influenced by the 17th-century European Enlightenment and its own native American ing to James MacGregor Burns, the spirit of the.

The result was a massive and motley three-volume collection of quotations, unacknowledged citations, and personal observations entitled A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America (). A fourth volume, Discourses on Davila (), was published soon after he returned to the United States.

Taken together, these lengthy tomes contained Adams’s distinctive. The Founding Fathers of the United States of America were political leaders and statesmen who participated in the American Revolution by signing the United States Declaration of Independence, taking part in the American Revolutionary War, and establishing the United States Constitution.

Within the large group known as the “Founding Fathers”, there are two key subsets: the Signers of the. of the United States of America. The ideas of the Enlightenment spread to the American colonies. The leaders of the American Revolution were profoundly influenced by these ideas and used them to create the structure of the government of the United States.

Religion played a major role in the American Revolution by offering a moral sanction for opposition to the British--an assurance to the average American that revolution was justified in the sight of God.

As a recent scholar has observed, "by turning colonial resistance into a righteous cause, and by. American colonies, also called thirteen colonies or colonial America, the 13 British colonies that were established during the 17th and early 18th centuries in what is now a part of the eastern United colonies grew both geographically along the Atlantic coast and westward and numerically to 13 from the time of their founding to the American Revolution (–81).

Constitution Of The United States Of America. Article I. Section 1. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested. Section 2. The House of Representatives shall be composed.

Section 3. The Senate of the United States shall be composed. Section 4. The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections.

Section 5. Founding Fathers, the most prominent statesmen of America’s Revolutionary generation, responsible for the successful war for colonial independence from Great Britain, the liberal ideas celebrated in the Declaration of Independence, and the republican form of government defined in the United States Constitution.

While there are no agreed-upon. The Declaration of Independence provides for an abundance of interpretation and sources by scholarly inquiry. This formal document declared the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain by giving the colonial grievances of King George III, declaring natural rights, one of those being the right of revolution.

The Declaration ends with a pledge to uphold liberty and independence in the United States of America. This Declaration was the hallmark of a new journey of independence. Since then, it has marked every road towards success and a liberal society in America to date (Maier ).The American republic was founded on a set of beliefs that were tested during the Revolutionary War.

Among them was the idea that all people are created equal, whether European, Native American, or African American, and that these people have fundamental rights, such as liberty, free speech, freedom of religion, due process of law, and freedom of assembly.In Congress, July 4, A Declaration by the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress Assembled.

When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume, among the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's .