Declaration of Independence Next
The picture is a 12 foot by 18 foot painting by artist John Trumbull commisioned in 1817.
The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies then at war with Great Britain regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.
Can you answer the following questions?
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- The declaration of independence was approved on
- July 4th, 1776
- The main author of the Declaration of Independence was
- Thomas Jefferson
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trumbull%27s_Declaration_of_Independence, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence