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"In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission." Which facts were you unaware of?

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John Adams - Declaration of Independence - YouTube. OK, yes, but also a ton of other fantastic clips that would be great for U.S. History class.

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Printable Copy Declaration Independence | ... and Simple: Free Printable United States Declaration of Independence

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Declaration of Independence Infographic Analysis

This Infographic Analysis handout is a great "hook" & attention grabbing activity for the Declaration of Independence.Activity is based around the following infographic created by History Channel: http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/july-4th/interactives/4th-of-july-by-the-numbers

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from Education.com

Signing the Declaration of Independence Activity

Would you sign the Declaration of Independence today? Here is a great activity for teens to review history and engage in political discussion.

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