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Which of these Founding Fathers did NOT sign the Declaration of Independence?

Answer:

GEORGE WASHINGTON

56 men signed the Declaration of Independence, however George Washington was not one of them. While the Continental Congress assembled in Philadelphia, George Washington was in New York preparing to defend Manhattan against the British. The Continental Congress voted for independence on July 2, 1776. Two days later on July 4, a declaration explaining the reasons for independence, largely written by Thomas Jefferson, was adopted. Washington received an official notification via a letter dated July 6 from John Hancock, the president of the Continental Congress, along with a copy of the declaration

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