The Declaration of Independence

Project BY: SamH.

Deborah Sampson

Deborah Sampson was born on December 17,1776.She lived in Uxbridge .Later she and a few other women dressed up in men's clothes and fought in the Revolutionary war.She got married to Benjamin Gannett on April 7,1785. She later died on April 29 1827. Today she is known as America's Mulan.

Declaration of independence

In Philadelphia the second Continental Congress asked Thomas Jefferson,Roger Sherman,Benjamin Franklin,Robert Livinston,and John Adams to write a declaration of Independence. They all agreed.On July 4,1776 it was done.Many people signed the declaration . One man John Hancock signed larger than anyone else. Even though the colonists could have been charged of treason and get hanged they still signed it.