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who signed the declaration of independence?

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    http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/signers/index.htm

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    Thomas Jefferson

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    Yep, Jefferson was one of the signers. But as that site above lists, there were also 55 other signers.

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    Delaware:
    George Read | Caesar Rodney | Thomas McKean |

    Pennsylvania:
    George Clymer | Benjamin Franklin | Robert Morris | John Morton | Benjamin Rush | George Ross | James Smith | James Wilson | George Taylor |

    Massachusetts:
    John Adams | Samuel Adams | John Hancock | Robert Treat Paine | Elbridge Gerry

    New Hampshire:
    Josiah Bartlett | William Whipple | Matthew Thornton |

    Rhode Island:
    Stephen Hopkins | William Ellery |

    New York:
    Lewis Morris | Philip Livingston | Francis Lewis | William Floyd | Button Gwinnett | Lyman Hall | George Walton |

    Georgia:
    Button Gwinnett | Lyman Hall | George Walton |

    Virginia:
    Richard Henry Lee | Francis Lightfoot Lee | Carter Braxton | Benjamin Harrison | Thomas Jefferson | George Wythe | Thomas Nelson, Jr. |

    North Carolina:
    William Hooper | John Penn | Joseph Hewes

    South Carolina:
    Edward Rutledge | Arthur Middleton | Thomas Lynch, Jr. | Thomas Heyward, Jr. |

    New Jersey:
    Abraham Clark | John Hart | Francis Hopkinson | Richard Stockton | John Witherspoon |

    Connecticut:
    Samuel Huntington | Roger Sherman | William Williams | Oliver Wolcott |

    Maryland:
    Charles Carroll | Samuel Chase | Thomas Stone | William Paca |

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