|Who signed it?
Thomas Heyward, Jr.
Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Richard Henry Lee
Thomas Nelson, Jr.
Francis Lightfoot Lee
Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Robert Treat Paine
|Who drafted it?||Thomas Jefferson|
|What are the parts?||
Preamble- 1st part “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”
Declaration of Natural Rights- 2nd part “Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”
List of Grievances- 3rd part, Complaints against British Government, King George the 3rd is the blame for the complaints
Resolution of Independence by the United States- has all the Signatures and the result of independence
|Where it was created?||Philadelphia|
Where it is now?
Archives Building in Washington, DC
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