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Thomas Jefferson:
The Writer of the Declaration of Independence

1776 A.D.

Secret meetings in Philadelphia? What did that group of five men originally write as the Declaration of Independence?  Learn important parts of this Declaration through song - they reappear throughout history, in Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, and Dr. Martin Luther Jr.'s famous speech, "I Have a Dream". 

Why did the colonies want to leave England? 
What led to the Declaration of Independence? 
Did the Declaration lead to the Revolutionary War? 

Find out today, and enjoy wonderful music as we dive into motives behind the actions in history! As always, check out the primary sources that tell us what the Founding Fathers actually said! 


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