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6 edition of The Signers found in the catalog.

The Signers

The 56 Stories Behind the Declaration of Independence

by Dennis B. Fradin

  • 70 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Walker Books for Young Readers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael McCurdy (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11209615M
    ISBN 100802777260
    ISBN 109780802777263
    OCLC/WorldCa144221806

    This unique book, written by a professional genealogist, provides a short informative biography for each of the 56 signers. At the end of each biography, the author provides genealogical information on the signer’s colonial ancestors and sometimes his Old World ancestors.   Wilford Woodruff stated the following at the fall general conference in "Two weeks before I left St. George, the spirits of the dead gathered around me, wanting to know why we did not redeem them These were the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and they waited on me for two days and two nights ". Samuel Huntington was one of the several maverick public servants of his era, devoting nearly all of his life to public office. Self-taught, he gained admittance to the Bar of Connecticut at the age of 23, and was soon thereafter appointed King's attorney to the town of Norwich. Fate of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence. The following is often published and cited concerning the fate of the Signers, but its accuracy is doubtful, and should only be taken as "traditional" rather than historical. See the end for links to other sources on the subject.


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From John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin, to the lesser known men like Dr. Benjamin Rush. Lossing first published his book ina time when the new nation was young, and fresh.5/5(5). The Signers of the Declaration of Independence gave up so much of their own personal wealth and comfort for our freedom today and I'm grateful that this book was written.

I enjoyed all of the little biographies of the Signers. This book has definitely awakened a deeper gratitude to those who gave so much for our freedom!/5. This is a nice way to have an overview of all 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence. Obviously, because this is a kids' book, the author doesn't go into great depth on any one signer, but instead tries to spend equal time (more or less) on each signer, and on each of the 13 colonies/5.

Wives of the Signers (Book) Originally penned inthis historical reprint showcases individual portraits of the fiercely courageous women who endured tremendous hardship as their husbands fought to build an independent nation.

Includes engraved line drawing portraits. This edition keeps the old-fashioned font from the edition, imparting a vintage flair to the text. pages, softcover. Lives of /5(4). Most know of the importance of the Declaration of Independence, but few know much about its Signers.

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The group came from a variety of social, economic, and ethnic. User Review - Flag as inappropriate I agree, great book, the author gives an honest objective look at the signers of the Compact. These people had an inner drive to make a life, it later became the Country we all know as America.5/5(2).

The Declaration of Independence With Short Biographies of Its Signers (Little Books of Wisdom) by Benson John Lossing and a great selection of related books. Blank pages (pt. 3, p. ) for "Signers of the Mayflower compact" Caption title of pt. III: Sequel to Signers of the Mayflower compact Cover-title (pt.

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William Hooper Stephen Hopkins Francis. While much of the content will be familiar, the book is packed full of interesting and sometimes-surprising tidbits from one of them most important times in world history.

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Wilford Woodruff recounted these vivid visions a number of times during his lifetime —. This unique book pays homage to the women of the Revolution, allowing readers a glimpse into their lives that have for so long been neglected. pages, softcover.

Wives of 5/5(1). The Society of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence was founded “to strengthen in American life the principles set forth in the Declaration of Independence, and to perpetuate the memory of those men who, in signing that Declaration, mutually pledged their Lives, their Fortunes, and their Sacred Honor in the cause of Liberty.”.

About the Signers of the Constitution. Connecticut • Delaware • Georgia • Maryland • Massachusetts • New Hampshire • New Jersey • New York • North Carolina • Pennsylvania • South Carolina • Rhode Island • Virginia. On Septemthe Constitutional Convention came to a close in the Assembly Room of Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The 38 signers of the U.S. Constitution were delegates from the original states who gathered several times and in several places, first drafting the Declaration of Independence, and then, after the colonists defeated the British army and won independence, writing the U.S.

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The Founding Fathers who signed it understood that King George III and the British Parliament would regard this act as treason. After years of attempted dialog with the King and Parliament, the Signers personally calculated what it might cost them to take the bold step.

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For historical buffs, Signers of the Declaration is a nonfiction work that offers short biographical sketches of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence. Outside of their colony, many of the signers were not well known.

In general, the signers were individuals who happened to be delegates sent from their colony to meet in Philadelphia and organize colonial resistance to Parliament's. Fradin discusses his book [The Signers: The 56 Stories Behind the Declaration of Independence], published by Walker and Company.

The book profiles each of the fifty-six men who signed the. Signers of the United States Constitution, the supreme law of the United States, include 39 of 55 delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention, and the convention's secretary, William Jackson, who signed the document to authenticate the results of the Convention's sessions.

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