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The Declaration of Independence

1823 Facsimile of the Engrossed Copy

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The Declaration of Independence was written by Thomas Jefferson and edited by Benjamin Franklin?

The Declaration of Independence

Print a copy of the Declaration Of Independence and read it or listen to a reading of the here.

The following videos are about the Declaration of Independence. Click on the arrow next to the word “Playlist” to see a list of titles.

Research question…

When was the Declaration of Independence signed and who signed it?

Research resources: United States Declaration of Independence
Information about the document: how and why it was created Declaration of Independence
Videos and general information

US Declaration of Independence

Information about the signers and history of this famous document.

ConstitutionFacts: US Declaration of Independence: Fascinating Facts  – Offers readers facts about the constitution.

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