1776, Declaration of Independence brain

1776, Declaration of Independence brain trust. “Before I reported it to the committee, I communicated it separately to Dr. Franklin and Mr. Adams, requesting their corrections, because they were the two members of whose judgments and amendments I wished most to have the benefit,” Thomas Jefferson later reflected on the days leading up to the Continental Congress adopting the Declaration of Independence. John Adams praised both Jefferson’s style, “I was delighted with its high tone and the flights of oratory with which it abounded” and Jefferson’s attempt to include a clause abolishing slavery. http://www.revolution240.com #TBT Throwback Thursday http://ow.ly/i/epbf4

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About Jane Hampton Cook

Author Jane Hampton Cook is known for making history memorable and relevant to today’s news, current events, and modern-day life. A frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other outlets, Jane is the author of eight books, including American Phoenix, America's Star-Spangled Story, and Stories of Faith and Courage from the Revolutionary War. Jane is also a former White House webmaster. She lives with her husband and three young sons in Fairfax, Virginia. http://www.janecook.com http://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Quincy-Louisa-Independence/dp/1595555412/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y
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