"In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission." Which facts were you unaware of?
Declaration of Independence written by: Thomas Jefferson (main writer) John Adams Benjamin Franklin Roger Sherman Livingston It was a committee of five. Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_were_the_writers_of_the_Declaration_of_Independence#ixzz1nXg6IbHM
JUNE 11, 1776: The Continental Congress apppointed The Committee of Five to draft a Resolution of Independence. The five members were Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and John Adams.