|−|<p>A declaration by the Representatives of the UNITED STATES<lb/> OF AMERICA, in General congress assembled.</p><lb/> |+|
|−|<p>when in the course of human events it becomes necessary for <del>the</del> <add>one</add> people to<lb/> dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another <unclear></unclear> and to <lb/><del><unclear>sentence</unclear></del> as<lb/>-sume among the powers of the earth <add>the separated and equal</add> station to<lb/> which the laws of nature and of nature's god entitle them, a decent respect<lb/> to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes<lb/> which impel them to the <del><unclear>as</unclear></del> separation.</p><lb/> |+|
|−|<p>We hold these truths to be <add>self-evident</add> that all men as <lb/>created equal <del>and independant</del> <del><unclear>that from that equal nation they...</unclear></del> <add>they are endowed by their creator with <unclear>as</unclear></add><lb/> inherent and inalienable, <add>rights that</add> among <del>which</del> <add>these</add> are <del><unclear>the...of</unclear></del> <lb/> life, <del>and</del> liberty, and the persuit of happiness; that to secure these <del><unclear>rights</unclear></del> <add>rights</add> go<lb/>verments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from<lb/> the consent of the governed; that whenever any form of goverment<lb/> <del><unclear>and all</unclear></del> becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter<lb/> or to abolish it, and to institute new goverment, laying it's foundation on<lb/> such principles and organising it's powers in such form, as to them shall<lb/> seem most likely to effect their safety </p> |+|
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