Congress approves the Declaration of Independence which states that the colonies must be free and independent states. All delegates vote in favor of the document except for those from New York, who abstain from voting.
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Jo-Ann Berry about 1 year
I used this clip in American Literature class to show the power of words and the weight they can carry, and as a way to hear part of the Declaration read aloud.
AM Robinson 7 months
I used this clip with my New Arrival students. Coming to America to them has been a journey that I don't want them to forget. I want them to know that they are here for a purpose. This was perfect for them!