Trivia Time: America Edition

Posted: July 6, 2011 by Keith Stone in trivia, U!S!A!

America turned 235 years old this week. The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4th, 1776 and told King George III to go shove it. More specifically, it outlined the rights that the Continental Congress believed were universal for all men (white men) including life, liberty, and te pursuit of happiness. That brings us to our Question of the Week. It’s a doozy. Get it right and I won’t send you back to England. The answer as always is after the jump.

Whose signature appears last on the Declaration of Independence? (and a hint: it is not Benedict Arnold’s)

Answer: Matthew Thornton’s. Thornton was a representative of New Hampshire and did not arrive in Philly until November 1776 so he signed the Declaration on the very bottom right. Cheater.

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