Who Were These Men?

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Who were these men and why are they so important?  If you do not know the answer, I am ashamed of you.

Delaware
• George Read
• Caesar Rodney
• Thomas McKean

Pennsylvania
• George Clymer
• Benjamin Franklin
• Robert Morris
• John Morton
• Benjamin Rush
• George Ross
• James Smith
• James Wilson
• George Taylor

Massachusetts
• John Adams
• Samuel Adams
• John Hancock
• Robert Treat Paine
• Elbridge Gerry

New Hampshire
• Josiah Bartlett
• William Whipple
• Matthew Thornton

Rhode Island
• Stephen Hopkins
• William Ellery

New York
• Lewis Morris
• Philip Livingston
• Francis Lewis
• William Floyd

Georgia
• Button Gwinnett
• Lyman Hall
• George Walton

Virginia
• Richard Henry Lee    (a Pink Flamingo patriot ancestor)
• Francis Lightfoot Lee
• Carter Braxton
• Benjamin Harrison
• Thomas Jefferson
• George Wythe
• Thomas Nelson, Jr.

North Carolina
• William Hooper
• John Penn
• Joseph Hewes

South Carolina
• Edward Rutledge
• Arthur Middleton
• Thomas Lynch, Jr.
• Thomas Heyward, Jr.

New Jersey
• Abraham Clark
• John Hart
• Francis Hopkinson
• Richard Stockton
• John Witherspoon

Connecticut
• Samuel Huntington
• Roger Sherman
• William Williams
• Oliver Wolcott

Maryland
• Charles Carroll
• Samuel Chase
• Thomas Stone
• William Paca

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