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The Declaration of Independence and Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania

by Kathy Furgang

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Published by PowerKids Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.,
    • United States. -- Signers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States. -- Signers.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Statesmen.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementKathy Furgang.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesFramers of the Declaration of Independence
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE221 .F933 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3937146M
      ISBN 100823955915
      LC Control Number2001000145
      OCLC/WorldCa45880032

      The declaration has four major sections. First is the Preamble, then the next sections list the rights the colonists believed they should get, and then the final section which says the existence of a new nation. The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, which is a holiday Americans celebrate today. Declaration of Independence When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they .

      Tag - Declaration of Independence. President of the Council of Pennsylvania; Talked About. Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Peter Collison Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Peter Collison Letter from Benjamin Franklin to Peter Collison Featured Posts. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. This document, which the Second Continental Congress adopted on 4 July , proclaimed the original thirteen American colonies independent of Great Britain and provided an explanation and justification of that step. Although it was first drafted as a revolutionary manifesto, Americans of later .

        The Loyal Son is the first dual biography in over two decades, since Sheila L. Skemp’s Benjamin and William Franklin: Father and Son, Patriot and n’s book is . Benjamin Rush was an American physician, politician and educator who is best known for his activities during the American Revolution and for signing the Declaration of :


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In Congress, July 4, The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of.

Benjamin Franklin primarily served as the editor of the Declaration of Independence. His changes were believed to have been minimal, but, when the document went before the entire Continental Congress, the draft was more thoroughly changed by the larger body from Jefferson’s original text.

The final document was passed on July 2, and. Get this from a library. The Declaration of Independence and Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania.

[Kathy Furgang] -- Profiles the life of Benjamin Franklin and explains the role he played in the signing of the Declaration of Independence. The Committee in charge of drafting the Declaration of Independence: delegates John Adams of Massachusetts, Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, Robert R.

Livingston of New York, Roger Sherman of Connecticut and Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania. Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSA FRSE (Janu [O.S. January 6, ] – Ap ) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, Freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and a scientist, he was a major figure in the Children: William Franklin, Francis Folger Franklin.

Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylva (Framers of the Declaration of Independence) Hardcover – January 1, by Kathy Furgang (Author) › Visit Amazon's Kathy Furgang Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for 4/5(1). Benjamin Franklin (Janu [O.S. January 6, [1 – Ap ) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

As a scientist, he was a major. Benjamin Franklin is one the more colorful figures of early American history: a self-taught writer and inventor, who famously liked the ladies, and who, despite his lack of education, contributed to the founding documents of the United States, including the Declaration of Independence.

His look of disapproval still haunts our $ bills. Yeah. Benjamin Franklin () —After the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Benjamin Franklin helped to negotiate the Treaty of Alliance with France in and the Treaty of Paris which ended the Revolutionary War in He was one of the framers of the Constitution and was known as the “Sage of the Convention.”.

Photo: Getty Images Quick Facts Name Benjamin Franklin Birth Date Janu Death Date Ap Did You Know. Benjamin Franklin helped draft the Declaration of Independence and the U Born: Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, July 4, The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the Pennsylvania: Robert Morris Benjamin Rush Benjamin Franklin John Morton.

George Clymer James Smith George TaylorFile Size: KB. Convening in the East Room of the Pennsylvania State House from May to Julysixty-five delegates of the Second Continental Congress worked through deep political divisions to create the Declaration of Independence, which gave birth to a new nation and cemented Philadelphia’s reputation as a Cradle of Liberty.

Benjamin Franklin's contributions can be found in Thomas Jefferson's "original Rough draught" of the Declaration of Independence, which contains revisions by Franklin and John Adams. The exhibit also includes an lithograph of the "Declaration Committee" that shows Benjamin Franklin working along side Jefferson, Adams, Roger Sherman, and.

APA citation style: Mills, C. E., Detroit Publishing Co, C. & Detroit Publishing Co, P. Franklin signing the Declaration of lvania Philadelphia. Declaration of Independence, in U.S. history, document that was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4,and that announced the separation of 13 North American British colonies from Great Britain.

It explained why the Congress on July 2 “unanimously” by the votes of 12 colonies (with New York abstaining) had resolved that “these United Colonies are. And Pennsylvania held political sway over Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, and New York, which formed a solid middle-colony bloc for reconciliation.

Those colonies instructed their delegates in the Congress to pursue peace with England and to vote against any measure that might so much as hint at an American declaration of ed on: J   He is the lesser-known Founding Father from Philadelphia named Benjamin — the one whose face does not grace the $ bill.

Benjamin Rush was. The signing of the United States Declaration of Independence occurred primarily on August 2, at the Pennsylvania State House, Independence Hall in Philadelphia, 56 delegates to the Second Continental Congress represented the 13 former colonies which had declared themselves the "United States of America," and they endorsed the Declaration of Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

John Adams convenes the Committee of Five to draft a Declaration of Independence. The five members of the committee are John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston and Roger Sherman. The committee chooses Jefferson to write the first draft.

Two days in mid-June, Jefferson writes the first draft of the Declaration. This book plus Carl Becker’s “The Declaration of Independence,” which remains in paperback, make a good introductory short course to this first document of our Founding Papers.

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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, Descendants of the Signers of the, Vol 4: Pennsylvania5/5(1). "Franklin made only a few changes, some of which can be viewed written in his own hand on what Jefferson referred to as the 'rough draft' of the Declaration. (This remarkable document is at the Library of Congress and on its Web site.) The most important of his edits was small but resounding.

He crossed.Independence, confederation, and foreign alliances. For months, these three elements were the talk of the Continental Congress. When Richard Henry Lee’s resolution was presented on June 7,it called for these three things, in this order.

That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the .