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John Hancock - Wikipedia


John Hancock (January 23, 1737 [O.S. January 12, 1736] – October 8, 1793) was an American merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the ... He is remembered for his large and stylish signa...

John Hancock - American Revolution - HISTORY.com


In 1775, he and fellow patriot Samuel Adams avoided arrest in Lexington, Massachusetts, after Paul Revere ... His prominent, stylish signature became famous.

The Boston Patriots [ushistory.org]


The Boston Patriots. ... The man with the famous signature — John Hancock — was also a Bostonian. Hancock earned ... His famous midnight ride that warned of the advancing British troops was only one of his revolutionary actions. He was  ...

10 fascinating facts about John Hancock - Constitution Daily


May 24, 2016 ... John Hancock and his signature are two of the best-known elements related to ... with people like John and Samuel Adams, who were patriots.

Facts about the Life of John Hancock *** - Colonial America


What was his involvement in the American Revolutionary War? ... fast information about John Hancock, famous as a political activist and patriot ... The Signature of John Hancock was the first to be added to the Declaration of Independence .

John Hancock's Declaration of Independence signature: Was it too ...


Aug 5, 2014 ... We hold this truth to be self-evident: John Hancock's signature on the Declaration ... The first published version is known as the Dunlap broadside and was ... It's not his fault if a bunch of bandwagon patriots showed up weeks, ...

The Sons of Liberty - Constitution Facts


Most famous for his bold signature on the Declaration of Independence, John Hancock ... to mob violence, and he would go down in history as a leading patriot .

John Singleton Copley: The Painter Who Captured The ... - WBUR


Oct 10, 2016 ... John Singleton Copley is today known as the man who painted ... But when they sat for him they were just his neighbors, not patriots. ... will ink his bold signature on the Declaration of Independence poised in his right hand.

Famous Quotes - American Revolution for Kids


It is amazing how many famous quotes came out of the American Revolution. ... is why his signature has the largest size of any signature on the Declaration.

Charles Carroll of Carrollton – The Signer | Charles Carroll House


Young Charles Carroll, known as “Charley” to his parents, was sent in 1747, at the ... word “Carrollton” to his signature to distinguish himself from other Charles Carrolls. ... THE PATRIOT – Carroll's position in the emerging revolutionary politics ...