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Declaration of Independence
Transcript of Declaration of Independence
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Congress_voting_independence.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson Charles Édouard Armand-Dumaresq (1826-1895)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Signing_of_Declaration_of_Independence_by_Armand-Dumaresq,_c1873.png It would be an honor to have people remember your name all over the world, and never have anyone forget it. John Hancock is one of those people. John Hancock was the President of the Continental Congress, so he was really important. He was born January 12, 1737 and died October 8, 1793. Hancock was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence; in fact, he was the only one to sign on July 4, 1776. John Singleton Copley (1738–1815)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_Hancock_painting.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:John_Hancock_painting.jpg Benjamin Franklin was another one of the founding fathers. He was born on January 17, 1706 and died on April 17, 1790. Ben Franklin was known all around the world. His life was a statement of what Americans strive to be. He describes himself as a diplomat. Believe it or not, Franklin died a more wealthy and famous man than Thomas Jefferson. Benjamin was worshiped wherever his name was known. Billy Hathorn
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Benjamin_Franklin_statue_at_National_Portrait_Gallery_IMG_4374.JPG Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, swimming fins, and he mapped the Gulf of Mexico. http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/inventions.htm http://answers.echinacities.com/question/how-live-frugally Fair Use Statement Fair Use Statement
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Wikipedia. Wikipedia. 21 October 2012. 1 November 2012 <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence>. Bibliography “The British Ministry can read that name without spectacles!" In other words, “There I guess King George will be able to read that.” John Hancock 1776