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Masachusettes outlawed slavery due to Elizabeth Freeman, a.k.a. Mambet, who sued the state for her freedom after hearing the Declaration of Independence read in her town.

Signers of the Declaration of Independence of the United States

Facts about the Declaration of Independence

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This is the John Adams statue he was our 2nd United States Of America President. A Harvard-educated lawyer, he early became identified with the patriot cause. He was a delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses, he led in the movement for independence.

Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together.

First Lady Dolly Madison saves the Declaration of Independence before the British burned the White House.

Printer and publisher Mary Katherine Goddard was born today (16 June) in 1738. She is best known for publishing the first copy of the Declaration of Independence that included the signers’ names. In addition, she was likely the first female Postmaster in the United States. https://www.facebook.com/pages/National-Womens-History-Museum/19072122251