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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hancock

John Hancock (January 23, 1737 [O.S. January 12, 1736] – October 8, 1793) was an American ... Before the American Revolution, Hancock was one of the wealthiest men in ... After its victory in the Seven Years' War (1756–1763), the British Empire was .... Hancock was celebrated as a hero for his role in getting the troops ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ross_(delegate)

George Ross signature.png. George Ross Jr (May 10, 1730 – July 14, 1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was also the uncle of the man who married Betsy Griscom in 1773, giving her her famous married name: Betsy Ross. ... explosion while guarding a munitions building during the Revolutionary War.

www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/john-hancock

John Hancock, Declaration of Independence, American Revolution ... was raised by his aunt and uncle, Thomas Hancock (1703-1764), a wealthy merchant, in their elegant Boston mansion. ... His prominent, stylish signature became famous.

www.revolutionary-war-and-beyond.com/declaration-of-independence-signatures.html

The following Declaration of Independence signatures appear in the order they ... the debate about the Declaration of Independence and during its signing. .... signing the Declaration of Independence, but his more important role during the ...

www.revolutionarywararchives.org/hancock.html

John Hancock: The Man Behind the Signature ... He did so in such a way that in America his name has become a synonym for the word 'signature'. ... had done a wise thing as they had made John Hancock's personal fortune, their own". In ...

constitutioncenter.org/blog/10-fascinating-facts-about-john-hancock

4 days ago ... John Hancock and his signature are two of the best-known elements ... Hancock was a behind-the-scenes force early in the American Revolution. ... Hancock was elected in 1780 to lead his state and was its governor for most ...

revolution.mrdonn.org/famousquotes.html

It is amazing how many famous quotes came out of the American Revolution. ... you are all marksmen - don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes. ... Archives in Washington, D.C. On that document, John Hancock's signature is ...

news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2013/06/our-signature-1776-revolutionary

Jun 28, 2013 ... John Hancock's role as treasurer left an uneasy Harvard ... There was … a report that you are going to be married soon. ... But in his own day, after the Revolutionary War, Hancock was still threatened with lawsuits from ...

www.bostonteapartyship.com/john-hancock-facts

Read on for little known facts about this famous politician. ... John Hancocks Signature on the Declaration of Independence, 1776. ... When his father died in 1744, John Hancock's mother, who felt she was too poor to raise her children on ... Tea and Stamp Acts which led to the Boston Tea Party and the American Revolution.

www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/feature/the-church-and-the-revolutionary-war

Find out more about how religion influenced The Revolutionary War. ... During the campaign over half the Anglican priests in America gave up their ... barrel of a gun, he ran to a nearby church and procured a pile of hymn books for the job. ... Not only did he serve on over one hundred committees, but his signature can be  ...