Though they had different backgrounds, skills, and ideas, the Founding Fathers came together to forge a new nation and persevered against the odds to achieve America's independence. In this edition, the editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica examine the Declaration of Independence, as well as the lives of 19 of the men who signed this historic document.
Exactly what it says in the title - short bios on each person. Just enough for a high school student to digest. What every American should WANT to know.