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text Signing their lives away : the fame and misfortune of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence

Summary
In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence--yet how many of them do we actually remember? This book introduces readers to the eclectic group of statesmen,... Read more
Contents
Introduction -- A clarification : the real Independence Day -- I : New Hampshire -- Josiah Bartlett : the signer immortalized on The West Wing -- William Whipple : the signer who fought for freedom with his slaves -- Matthew Thornton : the signer ... Read more
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255 p. : ports ; 21 cm.
Publisher
Quirk Books 2009

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TADL-EBB J 973.3 KIE in Juvenile Available

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