What did the Declaration declare? / readings selected and introduced by Joseph J. Ellis
- Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, 
- Copyright Date:
- Physical Description:
- xii, 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Ellis, Joseph J.
- Pt. 1. The Declaration of Independence. Jefferson's draft with revisions -- Pt. 2. The enduring influence of the Declaration -- Pt. 3. (1) What was Jefferson's role in the drafting of the Declaration? Herald of freedom: 1776 / Dumas Malone. (2) Is the philosophy of the Declaration Lockean? The natural rights philosophy / Carl Becker. (3) Or was Jefferson more influenced by Scottish thinkers? Jefferson and the Scottish enlightenment / Garry Wills. (4) What was the cast of Jefferson's mind? The Spring of '76 / Joseph J. Ellis. (5) How much did the Continental Congress shape the Declaration? Mr. Jefferson and his editors / Pauline Maier.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-110).
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