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Declaration of Independence: Summary, Text & Signers

This depiction of the Declaration of Independence is a painting by John Trumbull. It shows the five-man drafting committee presenting their work to the Congress. The painting hangs in the U.S. Capitol rotunda.

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Israeli History: Israel Declaration Independence 1948 with Original MP3 Recordings of David Ben-Gurion Reading Declaration Independence

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Declaration of Independence Opener, Close Read, and Wiki Assignment

A fun way to engage your students in one of our founding documents. Includes: Standards associated with assignments, opening strategy, Declaration of Independence with guiding questions and place for annotation and notes, a wiki-writing assignment that requires students to work in groups to answer thought-provoking questions, and a closing/summarizing activity that requires students to determine the most important things they need to know about the Declaration.


Paraphrase the Declaration of Independence


The Declaration of Independence is the founding document of American history.