The Declaration of Independence is one of the most pivotal documents in human history. It wasn't just a letter of defiance to the British, but a sweeping philosophical statement.
If you haven't read the Declaration in a while, or ever, you really should. After all, it set the foundation for our great country.
Fortunately, reading it is simple thanks to The National Archives website. You can view a full transcript, see the document in its original form and find resources to learn more about the Declaration and its history.