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  1. Jul 04, 2002 · The Declaration of Independence does not create individual rights, as the Constitution does. Indeed, it technically has no legal effect. But that has not stopped American presidents and civil rights leaders from invoking it throughout our history - and what the Declaration lacks in legal force, it makes up in persuasive force.

  2. The Declaration of Independence has also been a source of inspiration outside the United States. It encouraged Antonio de Nariño and Francisco de Miranda to strive toward overthrowing the Spanish empire in South America, and it was quoted with enthusiasm by the marquis de Mirabeau during the French Revolution.

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  4. Jun 20, 2019 · In honor of the anniversary of the ratification of the Constitution, June 21, and the upcoming Independence Day holiday on July 4 – today’s episode celebrates the influence of the Declaration of Independence on the Constitution and constitutional movements throughout history.

  5. Some of the phrases of the declaration have steadily exerted profound influence in the United States, especially the proclamation, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”

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