Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Little-Known Facts About the Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence
Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence?

So, who wrote the Declaration of Independence? You'll learn surprising facts such as that, including the how the issue of slavery came up. Thomas Jefferson - what was up with him? And how about that John Adams, one of the most under-rated men in American history.

This is another in the TED-Ed series of informative videos on topics of interest. The lecture is by Kenneth C. Davis, the animation by Karrot Animation. As usual with TED-Ed productions, it is informative without being overly pedantic and uses agreeable animation to support the underlying thesis.


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