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Word Unscramble - Why do people gather across America to celebrate the Fourth of July? Who were some of the historic figures involved in the story of American Independence? Discover some of the history of this holiday by unscrambling the missing words in this fun activity.

Word Search - The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4, 1776. Most of the delegates to the Second Continental Congress signed the document on August 2, 1776. By putting their names on this paper, these men risked losing everything if the British won the American Revolution. Even though the Americans won, some of these men suffered severely by supporting independence.

Puzzle - Find the names of the 56 signers of the Declaration of Independence in this puzzle. How many do you recognize?

John Adams
Samuel Adams
(Josiah) Bartlett
(Carter) Braxton
(Charles) Carroll of Carrollton
(Samuel) Chase
(Abraham) Clark
(George) Clymer
(William) Ellery
(William) Floyd
(Benjamin) Franklin
(Elbridge) Gerry
(Button) Gwinnett
(Lyman) Hall
(John) Hancock
(Benjamin) Harrison
(John) Hart
(Joseph) Hewes
(Thomas) Heyward Jr
(William) Hooper
(Stephen) Hopkins
(Francis) Hopkinson
(Samuel) Huntington
(Thomas) Jefferson
Francis Lightfoot Lee
Richard Henry Lee
Francis Lewis
(Philip) Livingston
(Thomas) Lynch Jr
(Thomas) McKean
(Arthur) Middleton
Lewis Morris
Robert Morris
(John) Morton
(Thomas) Nelson Jr
(William) Paca
(Robert Treat) Paine
(John) Penn
(George) Read
(Caesar) Rodney
(George) Ross
(Benjamin) Rush
(Edward) Rutledge
(Roger) Sherman
(James) Smith
(Richard) Stockton
(Thomas) Stone
(George) Taylor
(Matthew) Thornton
(George) Walton
(William) Whipple
(William) Williams
(James) Wilson
(John) Witherspoon
(Oliver) Wolcott
(George) Wythe

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