Denise Kiernan Signing Their Lives Away Book

Denise Kiernan Signing Their Lives Away Book

Signing Their Lives Away

In the summer of 1776, fifty six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence yet how many of them do we actually remember Signing Their Lives Away introduces readers to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders, and scoundrels who signed this historic document and the many strange fates that awaited In the summer of 1776, fifty six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence yet how many of them do we actually remember Signing Their Lives Away introduces readers to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders, and scoundrels who signed this historic document and the many strange fates that awaited them Some prospered and rose to the highest levels of United States government, while others had their homes and farms seized by British soldiers Signer George Wythe was poisoned by his nephew Button Gwinnett was killed in a duel Robert Morris went to prison Thomas Lynch was lost at sea and of course Sam Adams achieved fame as a patriot brewer Complete with portraits of the signers as well as a facsimile of the Declaration of Independence, Signing Their Lives Away provides an entertaining and enlightening narrative for history buffs of all ages

Title : Signing Their Lives Away
Author :  Denise Kiernan
Language : English
Isbn : 1594743304
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 256 pages

Rating: 4.4

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