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Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.

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Q: Is it true that only 2 people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4thand and the last signature was not until 5 years later?
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