|Wo signed it
56 men signed the Declaration of
independence these men are; (CONNECTICUT)
Charles Carroll of Carrollton
Robert Treat Paine
Thomas Heyward, Jr.
Thomas Lynch, Jr.
Richard Henry Lee
Thomas Nelson, Jr.
Francis Lightfoot Lee
|Who drafted it
Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert R.
|What are the parts
are 4 parts in the Declaration of Independence the first is the
preamble is to explain why the Continental Congress drew up the
Declaration, The second part is the Declaration of Natural Rights, it
states that the people have certain basic rights and that the
government should protect those rights. The third part is the list of
grievances it lists the colonists’ complaints against the British
government. King George III is singled out for any blame. The fourth
part is the Resolution of Independence by the United States, it
declares that the colonies are “free and Independent States” with all
the power to make war and to form alliances and to also trade with
|Where it was created
House in Philidelphia
|Where it is now
Archives in Washington D.C
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