"A just and solid republican government maintained here will be a standing monument and example for the aim and imitation of the people of other
countries [who] will see from our example that a free government is, of all others, the most energetic. That the inquiry, which has been excited...by our
revolution and its consequences, will ameliorate the condition of man over a great portion of the globe."
Some Facts About The Signing Of The Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Second Continental Congress on July 4th 1776, but it was not signed until almost a month
later. The Congress did not have the approval of all 13 colonies until July 9th. On July 19th Congress ordered that an official copy of the document be
Using a quill pen, this took some time to finish. Therefore the actual signing finally took place on August 2nd. As president of the Congress John
Hancock was the first to sign this historic document. He used large bold script and signed under the text in the center of the page. The 56 signers of
the Declaration of Independence included two future presidents, three vice presidents, and ten members of the United States Congress.
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