"In June 1776, a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia to talk independence. Kenneth C. Davis dives into some of the lesser known facts about the process of writing the Declaration of Independence and questions one very controversial omission."  Which facts were you unaware of?

In June a little over a year after the start of the American Revolutionary War, the US Continental Congress huddled together in a hot room in Philadelphia

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.

If you teach the Declaration of Independence, you need this six minute video from the movie about John Adams.~~~I'm pinning without reading so I can't verify the validity of the claim but I love history so I'll keep it for later

United States Declaration of Independence

United States Declaration of Independence

Lesson Deli: Revolutionary Thinking Maps: The Declaration of Independence

Lesson Deli--Using Thinking Maps to teach students about the American Revolution. Quick post by The Pensive Sloth on how to use a graphic organizer (Brace Map) to help students understand the Declaration of Independence.

6th April - On This Day - Our Alba

“National Tartan Day – April – commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320

Actors reading the Declaration of Independence, hosted by Morgan Freeman, who gives a thought-provoking introduction about the struggle to realize the ideals of this famous document.

Actors reading the Declaration of Independence, hosted by Morgan Freeman, who gives a thought-provoking introduction about the struggle to realize the ideals of this famous document.

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