The Fate of The 56

When the 56 Signers of The Declaration of Independence attached their signatures to that document, each knew they were committing treason against the British Crowne.  If caught and captured, they risked death. But death would not be swift. It would be by hanging to the point of unconsciousness, then being revived, disemboweled, their body parts boiled in oil and their ashes scattered into the wind.

 

 

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