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The Declaration of Independence, Question:
How many people signed the Declaration of Independence?
Fifty-six (56) men signed the Declaration of Independence during August 1776. The Declaration did not start the Revolutionary War. The War started in 1775. The Declaration helped people to better understand why we were at war with the British. Learn more about this historic event, and the men who risked their lives to sign this very important document.