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They Who Crafted The Declaration of Independence – and the Example They Set For Us

July 4, 2014 by

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Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, working with a committee of four others (John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman and Robert Livingston). As we prepare to celebrate the 238th anniversary of the approval of that remarkable document, here are a few quotes from the three men most responsible for its […]

American Minute – Roger Sherman

July 23, 2008 by

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Roger Sherman was the only person to sign all four of America’s founding documents: the Articles of Association - 1774, Declaration of Independence - 1776, Articles of Confederation - 1777 & U.S. Constitution - 1787. At age 19, his father died & he supported his family as a shoe cobbler. He helped two younger brothers attend college & become clergymen...