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Drafted by Thomas Jefferson between June 11 and June 28, 1776, the Declaration of Independence is at once the nation's most cherished symbol of liberty and Jefferson's most enduring monument.

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Founders or Traitors? FREE online virtual field trip on the Declaration of Independence. Created by Colonial Williamsburg, it includes videos, lessons, interactive chats with historians, primary sources, and much more. Just requires registration -- no spam. Flip your history unit on the founding of our nation using this awesome resource!

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This is a great online activity to introduce the history, art, or geography of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Practice reading informational text or primary source documents, maps, biographies, . . .)

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Sign the Declaration of Independence online! Choose the Patriot, Colonist or American pen for the font. Your name appears on the original document. Print on antique paper. I do this every year! Students and parents love it! Makes a fantastic framed gift!

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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

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