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Thomas Jefferson, as part of the Committee of Five, was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.
The first draft was reviewed by the other committee members, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman. More >>

United States Declaration of Independence - Wikipedia

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The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental ... A committee of five had already drafted the formal declaration, to be ready when Congress voted on independence...

Who Wrote the Declaration of Independence? » Independence Day ...

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The Declaration of Independence is without a doubt one of the most important documents ever to be written in American history. It was signed by fifty-six d.

The Declaration of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence Almost everyone knows that Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. However, did you know that, like most ...

Who Wrote the Declaration of Independence? | JSTOR Daily

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Jul 2, 2016 ... The Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Thomas Jefferson was not then credited with its ...

Declaration of Independence Facts, Full Text & Dates To Remember ...

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Instead, there are a few handwritten words that say, "Original Declaration of Independence/ dated 4th July 1776". No one knows who wrote this, but it was ...

Writing of Declaration of Independence - American Revolution ...

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At the time, the Declaration of Independence was regarded as a collective effort of the Continental Congress; Jefferson was not recognized as its principal author  ...

Writing the Declaration of Independence, 1776 - EyeWitness to History

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In 1822, John Adams wrote a letter to Timothy Pickering responding to Pickering's questions about the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Adams' letters ...

Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence - The Monticello ...

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Jefferson's Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence. Page 1 of ... As Jefferson wrote the declaration, he linked many of these ideas. In the first part, he  ...

Declaration of Independence: Right to Institute New Government ...

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Drafting the Declaration of Independence in 1776 became the defining event in ... The Graff House where Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence.