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  • Signing the Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence was approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, but it was not signed until almost a month later. The Congress did not have the approval of all 13 colonies until July 9, 1776. On July 19, the Congress ordered...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-signing-the-declaration
  • Writing the Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence was originally written by Thomas Jefferson. When Jefferson had finished his draft, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Jefferson met to make changes. This version was sent to the Second Continental Congress on July 2, and...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-writing-decaration
  • Signing the Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence was approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, but it was not signed until almost a month later. The Congress did not have the approval of all 13 colonies until July 9, 1776. On July 19, Congress ordered...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-signing-delaration
  • Declaration of Independence: 1776

    Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. It was an official act taken by all 13 American colonies in declaring independence from British rule. People in the colonies were unhappy that they...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/declaration-of-independence-1776
  • Declaration of Independence Facts and Figures

    were not in Philadelphia on that day, but signed the document later; not all delegates signed the document. The Declaration of Independence, along with the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, is on public display at the Rotunda of the National Archives...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/45-age-9/journeyman-historical-documents/journeyman-declaration-of-independence/130-declaration-of-independence-facts-and-figures
  • Declaration of Independence Facts and Figures

    The 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence included future Presidents, Vice Presidents, and Members of the United States Congress. John Hancock, President of the Second Continental Congress and a Governor of Massachusetts, was the first to sign;...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-declaration-of-independence-facts-figures
  • Declaration of Independence: 1776

    Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. It marked an official step taken by the American colonies toward independence from British rule under the monarchy of King George III. Many colonists...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/45-age-9/journeyman-historical-documents/journeyman-declaration-of-independence/127-declaration-of-independence-1776
  • Declaration of Independence: 1776

    Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in the history of the United States. It marked an official step taken by the American colonies toward independence from British rule. Many colonists were unhappy with laws that collected...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-declaration-of-independence-1776
  • Writing the Declaration of Independence

    to establish a tyranny over the colonies, and sets up a justification for American independence. As you read the Declaration of Independence, see how the first part gives notice of the break with England and the reasons for the break. The last part is...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-writing-the-declaration
  • Independence Hall: 1756

    the future of the new Nation. Some of the most important events in United States history took place here. The Declaration of Independence was debated and ratified here on July 4, 1776, which is now celebrated as Independence Day. In 1781, the Articles...

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  • Independence Hall: 1756

    history took place. Our Founding Fathers and colonial leaders met to plan the future of the new Nation. The Declaration of Independence (1776) and the United States Constitution (1787) were debated and ratified here. It is a U.S. National Historic...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/liberty-bell-1753/35-age-4/apprentice-symbols-of-us-government/84-independence-hall-1756
  • Bill of Rights Facts and Figures

    To read the Virginia Declaration of Rights, which was a model for the Bill of Rights and key phrases in the Declaration of Independence, see the Virginia Declaration of Rights site at the National Archives. Read more and test your knowledge at GPO's...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/m-bill-of-rights-facts-figures
  • Diplomat and Statesman

    Ben went to Europe to act as a representative for the colonies. Upon his return, he was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Ben lived in France for nine years, from 1776 to 1785. He acted as an ambassador and was a famous and...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/18-about-ben/154-diplomat-and-statesman
  • Great Seal of the United States: 1782

    created a committee to design a seal for the United States on July 4, 1776, the same day that they adopted the Declaration of Independence. Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and John Adams created a design that was eventually rejected, but one...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-great-seal
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial: 2011

    “I Have a Dream” speech on August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial, made references to the Declaration of Independence, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Gettysburg Address, and other historic speeches and writings. Dr. King was...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-mlk-memorial
  • Statue of Liberty: 1886

    It is a statue of a woman holding a torch in her right hand and a tablet in her left hand with the date of the Declaration of Independence in Roman numerals: July 4, 1776. Her crown has seven points that represent rays of light and also the seven seas...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-statue-of-liberty
  • About the Gettysburg Address

    proposition that all men are created equal.” A score is another way of saying 20, so Lincoln was referring to the Declaration of Independence and the year 1776, which was 87 years before the year 1863. The battle at Gettysburg was not only a battle...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/57-age-14/master-historical-documents/master-gettysburg-address/179-about-the-gettysburg-address
  • Emancipation Proclamation: 1863

    Declaration of Independence stated that “all men are created equal,” but it did not deal with the difficult issue of slavery in the United States. The differences between the North and the South on slavery eventually led to the Civil War (1861-1865)....

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-emancipation-1863
  • Gettysburg Address: 1863

    States would continue to fight to preserve the nation that was created by the Founding Fathers who wrote the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Gettysburg Address facts and figures: At the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, the text of the Gettysburg...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/gettysburg-address-1863
  • Thomas Jefferson Memorial: 1943

    our third President (1801-1809) and one of our Nation’s Founding Fathers. Jefferson was the main author of the Declaration of Independence and served as the first Secretary of State under President George Washington and served as Vice President under...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-thomas-jefferson-memorial

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