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Signing the Declaration - Unanimous Approval

Signing the Declaration - Unanimous Approval Visual Arts American Revolution Famous Historical Events Famous People Government Law and Politics Social Studies American History

After debating the issue of independence from Britain for several days, the Second Continental Congress unanimously approved the Declaration on the 4th of July, 1776.  Soon thereafter, representatives from all thirteen colonies signed the document.

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