The Independence Day festivities continue as many people have taken the week off of work. If you are lounging around in the July heat, this may be a time to reflect back on the actual writing of the US Declaration of Independence. You may want to check out this book in our collection Jefferson’s Declaration of independence : origins, philosophy, and theology by Allen Jayne. You can may also want to watch this video:
Our Founding Fathers: Who Were They and What Happened to Them?
SUMMARY:On this Fourth of July, the most American of holidays, Ray Suarez speaks with Denise Kiernan and Josephe D’Agnese, authors of the book, “Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence,” about what happened to the men who affixed their names to the historic document.
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