Declaration of Independence Credits:

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following institutions and individuals for the use of images from their collections:

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Connecticut Historical Society

Free Library of Philadelphia

Layfayette College Art Collection

Library of Congress

Lilly Library

Mark Harden

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Musee des Beaux Arts, Carcassonne

Museum of London

National Archives and Records Administration

National Galleries of Scotland

New York Public Library

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History, Political History Collection

About the Scholar
Rosemarie Zagarri received her Ph.D. from Yale University in 1984. The author of The Politics of Size: Representation in the United States 1776-1850 and A Woman's Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution, she is also the editor of David Humphreys' Life of General Washington with George Washington's 'Remarks.' She has published articles in The Journal of American History, The William and Mary Quarterly, American Quarterly, and Reviews in American History. In the spring of 1993, the Fulbright Commission appointed her Thomas Jefferson Chair in American Studies at the University of Amsterdam. In 1997-98, she received a research Fellowship for College Teachers from the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is currently working on a project dealing with gender and the first political parties.