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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.

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Roger Sherman (1721-1793) was a lawyer, politician and Founding Father. He served on th Committee of Five which drafted the Declaration of Independence and was also a representative and senator in the new republic. He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.

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The Committee of Five–Roger Sherman, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Robert Livingston http://www.thefreedomkids.com/blog/declaration

via the Jefferson Institute --- The Declaration of Independence committee, depicted in a 19-th century steel engraving. The members were (from left to right) Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, John Adams and Roger Sherman

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Drafting the Declaration of Independence: The Committee of Five Draft The Declaration of Independence — Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Robert Livingston & Roger Sherman

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Roger Sherman ~ He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the U.S.: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the Constitution. Thomas Jefferson said of him: “That is Mr. Sherman, of Connecticut, a man who never said a foolish thing in his life.” Click to discover more....

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Roger Sherman Born April 19, 1721 Signed all four of the early documents of the Union. Fascinating life of one of our Founding Fathers.

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Roger Sherman was a founding father of America who signed and drafted the Declaration of Independence and signed the U.S. Constitution. Learn more at Biography.com.

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