Declarations from Abroad

Many of the Declarations of Independence and other kindred declarations included here that come from other parts of the globe clearly were modeled after our July 4, 1776, and follow it in language, structure, and rhetorical devices. Even those that aren’t adaptations often drew their inspiration from it. Just the notion that a written declaration of independence was an critical means for launching an independence movement is usually evidence that the product of Jefferson and company was the inspiration in some way.

We currently have the following declarations from abroad archived: