American Revolution Podcast

Episode 099 Drafting the Declaration

June 2, 2019

The Continental Congress appoints a committee headed by Thomas Jefferson to draft a declaration while debate over independence continues.  After Congress approves the Declaration with modifications, it is distributed to the world, then later signed.

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