The Declaration of Independence. Resolution passes July 2, 1776 2 days later (July 4, 1776 ) Congress adopted Declaration by signing it. Because signing the Declaration was an act of treason, the signers were encouraged to stand together… .
Why did the Founders write the Declaration of Independence?
Were they motivated by selfish or ideological reasons?
Based on the words in the Preamble, do you think the Declaration of Independence was written for selfish or ideological reasons? Why?