Pop Quiz Autographs, anyone?

At the time, only one signer could put his John Hancock on the Declaration.
At the time, only one signer could put his John Hancock on the Declaration. (Library of Congress)
Posted: July 03, 2011

Fifty-six men signed the Declaration of Independence, some famous and some not so well-known. See if you can match these not-often-celebrated signers with the states they represented in the Continental Congress.

1. Samuel Chase

2. Abraham Clark

3. Elbridge Gerry

4. Button Gwinnett

5. Stephen Hopkins

6. Samuel Huntington

7. Francis Lewis

8. Thomas McKean

9. John Penn

10. George Ross

11. Edward Rutledge

12. William Whipple

13. George Wythe

a. Connecticut.

b. Delaware.

c. Georgia.

d. Maryland.

e. Massachusetts.

f. New Hampshire.

g. New Jersey.

h. New York.

i. North Carolina.

j. Pennsylvania.

k. Rhode Island.

l. South Carolina.

m. Virginia.

Answers: C3.

comments powered by Disqus
|
|
|
|
|