About the Project
The mission of the Declaration Resources Project is to create innovative scholarly resources to support teaching and learning about, and ongoing engagement with, the Declaration of Independence. Our goal is to encourage and equip individuals to engage with the text and context of the Declaration in new ways.
President-elect Abraham Lincoln spoke at Independence Hall on Washington's birthday (#onthisday in 1861): "I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from the sentiments embodied in the #DeclarationofIndependence." t.co/SYgWkz05iI
George Washington (born #onthisday) accepted command of the newly-formed Continental Army on June 16, 1775. According to the Journals of the Continental Congress, Washington declared, "I do not think myself equal to the Command I am honored with." t.co/5DKL2ZMyTr