Declaration of Independence - document formally entitled 'The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America', dated 4 July 1776. Signed, amongst others, by: John Hancock, Thomas ... more 
Declaration of Independence - document formally entitled 'The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America', dated 4 July 1776. Signed, amongst others, by: John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. (Photo by Culture Club/Getty Images) less 
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