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Happy Fourth of July from us to you! Celebrate with some interesting facts.     The Declaration of Independence: Six things you (probably) didn't know

The Declaration of Independence: Six lesser-known facts - CNN.com

Happy Fourth of July from us to you! Celebrate with some interesting facts. The Declaration of Independence: Six things you (probably) didn't know

Fact about John Hancock's signature on Declaration of Independence

An Array of Facts About the Declaration of Independence

The Signers of The Declaration of Independence Did So On August 2nd, 1776 Not July 4th - Fun Facts about the Declaration of Independence and its signers

The Signers of The Declaration of Independence Did So On August 2nd, 1776 Not July 4th - Fun Facts about the Declaration of Independence and its signers

What Really Happened on July 4th 1776?

What Really Happened on July 4th 1776?

Declaration of Independence Facts. As people across the United States celebrate the nation’s birthday, explore nine surprising facts about the founding document adopted on July

A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found — in England

A rare copy of the Declaration of Independence has been found — in England (The Washington Post)

Indeed, there is a handprint in the bottom left corner of the Declaration of Independence. How it got there isn't known, but historians think that it was because it was handled so casually in the early days of the Republic.

Indeed, there is a handprint in the bottom left corner of the Declaration of Independence. How it got there isn't known, but historians think that it was because it was handled so casually in the early days of the Republic.

Declaration of Independence - Declaration of IndependenceThis lesson will help students better understand one of the most important documents of all time: The Declaration of Independence.  After becoming familiar with the Declaration of Independence, students will be given this series of excerpts and questions.

DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE: Primary Source Analysis

Declaration of Independence - Declaration of IndependenceThis lesson will help students better understand one of the most important documents of all time: The Declaration of Independence. After becoming familiar with the Declaration of Independence, students will be given this series of excerpts and questions.

The back of the Declaration of Independence. "Written on the back: “Original Declaration of Independence dated 4th July 1776.”  No one knows who exactly wrote this or when, but during the Revolutionary War years the parchment was frequently rolled up for transport. It’s thought that the text was added as a label."

9 Surprising Facts About the Declaration of Independence

The back of the Declaration of Independence. "Written on the back: “Original Declaration of Independence dated 4th July 1776.” No one knows who exactly wrote this or when, but during the Revolutionary War years the parchment was frequently rolled up for transport. It’s thought that the text was added as a label."