Signing Their Lives Away: The Fame and Misfortune of the Men Who Signed the Declaration of Independence

By Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese

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A lively look at the men who risked their lives and fortunes to declare American independence. Learn about Josiah Bartlett : the signer immortalized on The West Wing, Samuel Adams : the signer whose brewery went bust, Francis Lewis : the signer whose wife was imprisoned, Thomas Nelson Jr. : the signer who ordered troops to fire on his own home, as well as dozens more.

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