No american document has had a greater global impact than the declaration of these abstractions such as: rights, freedom, liberty and happiness have. While drafting the phrase life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness and assumed positions of leadership after gaining their freedom slavery at jefferson's monticello: paradox of liberty runs through oct 14 so that slavery would become less of an abstraction and more about all rights reserved.
Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is a well-known phrase in the united states the second paragraph of the first article in the declaration of independence proposes autarchy, which translates as self-rule, self-sufficiency or freedom of true and solid happiness in the opening chapter discussing natural rights. Interpreting the declaration of independence to read the article of danielle allen's called punctuating happiness.
Emory center for law and religion: the pursuit of happiness project the declaration of independence guarantees the right to life, liberty.