OF INDEPENDENCE -
JULY 4, 2003
unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
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 God entitle them, a decent respect
to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes
which impel them to the separation.
the full document here.
The image of the original declaration can be found here.
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clicked this picture in Philadelphia. The mural in the picture, titled Declaration
of Independence, is a part of the Mural
Arts Program of Philadelphia.