JUNE 11, 1776:  The Continental Congress apppointed The Committee of Five to draft a Resolution  of Independence.  The five members were Thomas Jefferson,  Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and John Adams.

JUNE 11, 1776: The Continental Congress apppointed The Committee of Five to draft a Resolution of Independence. The five members were Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and John Adams.

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Roger Sherman (1721-1793) was a lawyer, politician and Founding Father.  He served on th Committee of Five which drafted the Declaration of Independence and was also a representative and senator in the new republic.  He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States:  the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.

Roger Sherman (1721-1793) was a lawyer, politician and Founding Father. He served on th Committee of Five which drafted the Declaration of Independence and was also a representative and senator in the new republic. He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.

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Roger Sherman Born April 19, 1721  Signed all four of the early documents of the Union. Fascinating life of one of our Founding Fathers.

Roger Sherman Born April 19, 1721 Signed all four of the early documents of the Union. Fascinating life of one of our Founding Fathers.

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via the Jefferson Institute ---   The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a 19-th century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

via the Jefferson Institute --- The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a 19-th century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

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The Committee of Five–Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert Livingston   http://www.thefreedomkids.com/blog/declaration

The Committee of Five–Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert Livingston http://www.thefreedomkids.com/blog/declaration

Drafting the Declaration of Independence: The Committee of Five Draft The Declaration of Independence — Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Robert Livingston & Roger Sherman

Drafting the Declaration of Independence: The Committee of Five Draft The Declaration of Independence — Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Robert Livingston & Roger Sherman

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alexander calder video showing many stabiles and mobiles in motion. kid friendly
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Roger Sherman ~ He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the U.S.: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. Thomas Jefferson said of him: “That is Mr. Sherman, of Connecticut, a man who never said a foolish thing in his life.”  Click to discover more....

Roger Sherman ~ He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the U.S.: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. Thomas Jefferson said of him: “That is Mr. Sherman, of Connecticut, a man who never said a foolish thing in his life.” Click to discover more....

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Gravestone for famous ancestor Roger Sherman - signer of the Dec of Independence and Constitution
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