They Signed: The Signers of the Declaration of Independence

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By Bruce Carlson. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
From the host of My History Can Beat Up Your Politics, the story of the greatest argument for liberty ever written is told through the lives of the 56 men who committed their lives property and honor to the document. Carlson discusses not just Jefferson and Adams, but all of them even the less well known like the prisoner Richard Stockton, confused merchant Joesph Hewes, the dueler Gwinnett, brewer-philosopher Samuel Adams and the ultimate founder Richard Henry Lee. Many of the Signers suffered for their commitment, but some of the most incredible stories have been exaggerated. This podcast strives to make those distinctions between fact and fiction based on what we know. Learn a bit about the American Revolution and American History, and hopefully have a good time.

16 episodes