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FATHER: William Ellery

William Ellery (December 22, 1727 February 15, 1820), was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Rhode Island. In 1764, Ellery joined Stephen Hopkins, Samuel Ward and several others as an original fellow or trustee for the chartering of[MORE]

FATHER: Stephen Hopkins

Stephen Hopkins (March 7, 1707 July 13, 1785) was an American political leader from Rhode Island who signed the Declaration of Independence. He served as the Chief Justice and Royal Governor of the English Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and was a Delegate to [MORE]

ARTICLE: Continental Association created by the Articles of Association

The Continental Association, often known simply as the “Association“, was a system created by the First Continental Congress on October 20, 1774, for implementing a trade boycott with Great Britain. Congress hoped that by imposing economic sanctions, Great Britain wou[MORE]

ARTICLE: Who Signed the Declaration of Independence?

John Hancock got to sign first with his huge signature because he was the President of the Congress. It's commonly believed that John Hancock said, "There, I guess King George will be able to read that!" when he signed, referring to the King's bad vision, but there's no actual pr[MORE]

FILE: Biography for Stephen Hopkins

Biography for Stephen Hopkins[MORE]

FILE: The rights of the Colonies Explained

The Rights of the Colonies Explained by Stephen Hopkins[MORE]