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What Became of the 56 Signers of Declaration Of Independence?

What became of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence? What was the price paid by these men for putting their beliefs and actions into practice. The price that they paid was very expensive.

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Stratford Hall - Montross, Virginia - Stratford Hall Plantation was the home of the Lee family, including two Declaration of Independence signers, and it was Robert E. Lee’s birthplace. It is said to be haunted by Elizabeth McCarty Storke, rumored to have had an affair with Henry Lee, Robert E. Lee’s step-brother, when she was only 14. Elizabeth’s voice is said to have been heard by a medium saying “I didn’t do it!” Another ghost here is believed to be Madeleine, who had been in charge of…

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The 13 Colonies: Was the Declaration of Independence Justified?

One of the most important handwritten documents: the Declaration of Independence.

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The Declaration of Independence: A Transcription Charters of Freedom IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.

John Hancock (USA founding father, signer the Declaration of Independence) When signing the Declaration he signed it so large he said, "I want them to know it is my signature and they can come and kill me."

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Jefferson’s Table, Revolutionary, Foodie

June 11, 1776: Committee of Five appointed to draft the Declaration of Independence. Left to right in the center of the picture: John Adams, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin.

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Portraits of signers of the Declaration of Independence. The students wrote biographies, then drew and painted a portrait of the famous signer.

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Founders or Traitors? FREE online virtual field trip on the Declaration of Independence. Created by Colonial Williamsburg, it includes videos, lessons, interactive chats with historians, primary sources, and much more. Just requires registration -- no spam. Flip your history unit on the founding of our nation using this awesome resource!

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