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Know your Declaration of Independence and the 56 signers

Author: George E Ross
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Rand McNally, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the story of how the Declaration came to be written, of the eventful days in 1776 when our nation was born, and of the men who signed the document.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George E Ross
OCLC Number: 671296598
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 72 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: The Story of the Declaration of Independence: How our national birthday began --
Taxation without representation --
The Stamp Act Congress --
The Townshend Acts --
The Boston massacre --
Committees of correspondence --
The Boston Tea Party --
1773 --
The "Intolerable Acts" --
The First Continental Congress --
Lexington and Concord --
The Second Continental Congress --
Tom Paine's "Common Sense" --
The Virginia Resolution --
Writing the Declaration --
Debating the Declaration --
Signing the Declaration --
The Declaration today --
Table of events leading to the Declaration --
The Text of the Declaration of Independence --
The Signers of the Declaration of Independence: John Hancock --
Josiah Bartlett --
William Whipple --
Matthew Thornton --
Samuel Adams --
John Adams --
Robert Treat Paine --
Elbridge Gerry --
Stephen Hopkins --
William Ellery --
Roger Sherman --
Samuel Huntington --
William Williams --
Oliver Wolcott --
William Floyd --
Philip Livingston --
Francis Lewis --
Lewis Morris --
Richard Stockton --
John Witherspoon --
Francis Hopkinson --
John Hart --
Abraham Clark --
Robert Morris --
Benjamin Rush --
Benjamin Franklin --
John Morton --
George Clymer --
James Smith --
George Taylor --
James Wilson --
George Ross --
Caesar Rodney --
George Read --
Thomas McKean --
Samuel Chase --
William Paca --
Thomas Stone --
Charles Carroll --
George Wythe --
Richard Henry Lee --
Thomas Jefferson --
Benjamin Harrison --
Thomas Nelson --
Francis Lightfoot Lee --
Carter Braxton --
William Hooper --
Joseph Hewes --
John Penn --
Edward Rutledge --
Thomas Heyward, Jr. --
Thomas Lynch, Jr. --
Arthur Middleton --
Button Gwinnett --
Lyman Hall --
George Walton --
Facts about the signers.
Responsibility: George E. Ross ; illustrated by Seymour Fleishman.

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Here is the story of how the Declaration came to be written, of the eventful days in 1776 when our nation was born, and of the men who signed the document.

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