They .. started the greatest and grandest experiment in freedom and liberty known to man and the world.
Thank You .. All 56 of You!!!
... and God Bless You, all!!!
And indeed, many of those men, and their families, suffered immensely because of their actions.
Fifty six very brave American Patriots signed one of the Founding Documents .. our Nation's birth certificate .. the Declaration of Independence .. in 1776.
We are, forever, in their debt!!!
They knew that by signing that document, they were literally signing their death warrant! The King of England would want their heads!