What were the three reasons Adams believed that Jefferson was the better man to write the Declaration of Independence?
What is Jefferson was a better writer, a Virginian, and better liked.
This is what a boy did right after the final version of the Declaration of Independence was voted and approved.
What is the boy gave the signal for bells to ring?
Who did Thomas Jefferson think should write the Declaration of Independence?
Who is John Adams.
This is what the delegates risked by signing the Declaration of Independence.
What is they risked being captured and killed as traitors by the British?
According to what we read, these are the sources that Jefferson drew upon to write his draft.
What is the writings of Locke and Paine, and other declarations?
Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence?
Who is Thomas Jefferson.
The statement "The delegates who favored independence got busy behind the scenes," tells us this.
What is they worked together to persuade other delegates?
The author says that Jefferson _______________ while congress worked on his draft tells us this.
What is ""squirmed in his seat" ?
What made the delegates want to vote quickly on July 4th?
What is the room was filled with flies.
What condition did Stephen Hopkins of Rhode Island have that caused hand tremors?
What is palsy?
Adams believed that Congress "worked some real improvement into the text, but also ______ some of the best of it."
This is why John Hancock made his signature so large.
What is he wanted King George to be able to read it without his glasses?
What did Jefferson say was the purpose of writing the Declaration of Independence?
What is to explain that all people are created equal and have rights.
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