Six guys named George, John, Thomas, William, and…

The names of the signers of the Declaration of Independence…


George Clymer

George Taylor

George Ross

George Read

George Walton

George Wythe


John Hancock

John Penn

John Morton

John Witherspoon

John Hart

John Adams


Thomas Heyward Jr.

Thomas Lynch Jr.

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Nelson, Jr.

Thomas Stone

Thomas McKean


William Floyd

William Whipple

William Ellery

William Williams

William Hooper

William Paca



Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Rush

Benjamin Franklin


Francis Lewis

Francis Hopkinson

Francis Lightfoot Lee


Samuel Adams

Samuel Huntington

Samuel Chase



James Smith

James Wilson


Richard Henry Lee

Richard Stockton


Robert Treat Paine

Robert Morris



Abraham Clark

Arthur Middleton

Button Gwinnett

Caesar Rodney

Carter Braxton

Charles Carroll

Edward Rutledge

Elbridge Gerry

Joseph Hewes

Josiah Bartlett

Lewis Morris

Lyman Hall

Matthew Thornton

Oliver Wolcott

Philip Livingston

Roger Sherman

Stephen Hopkins


How to Celebrate the Fourth of July

By Dr. Larry Arnn, president of Hillsdale College:

Two hundred thirty-six years ago this Fourth of July, 56 men signed the document that created the American republic. They represented a people of about 3 million grouped in a series of 13 colonies along the eastern seaboard of the United States. They were all wanted men, sought by the commander of the British forces in North America for sedition and treason. He had behind him the resources of the greatest military power on earth. They had behind them the bare beginnings of a government, hardly anything of an army, but something mighty in the way of an idea.

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