Charles Carroll

People will remember me because...

Before the Declaration

Charles Carroll was the first United State Senator of Maryland and was involved in the original Tea Party.

Helped to burn a British ship carrying tea as an act of rebellion.

Believed violence was the best tact to win freedom from the British.

During and after the Declaration

Selected as a delegate of the Continental Congress.

Only Roman Catholic to sign the Declaration of Independence.

Signed as representative of Maryland.

Served on the board of war.

Chose to work as a state senator instead of as a federal senator.

One of the richest men in America at one point.

Was the last living signer of the Declaration of Independence.