Word Ladder: The Declaration of Independence

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☆ ☆ ☆ Hint ☆ ☆ ☆4-Letter Word
★ First sentence: '____ in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another . . .' ★
Child's expression of exuberance
Archaic second person singular
May be deciduous or coniferous
★ Virginia Convention’s May 15 resolution: “that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, ____ and independent States” ★
Guitar neck divider
Podiatrist concerns
'Something's Gotta Give' actress Amanda
Attractively lively or cheeky
Haiti capital ___-au-Prince
The other white meat
★ State which at first abstained from voting on independence:
New ____ ★
Long ago, former times
Deeper than earth's mantle
Vegetable crop on a cob
Sen. Joseph McCarthy lawyer Roy
★ First Declaration signer: ____ Hancock ★
Bring together, as in marriage
Round, metallic currency
Goatee location
Front of lower leg
★ Material on which Declaration was originally written:
stretched animal ____ (parchment) ★
Short comedy sketch
Expectorate
What 'X' might mark
Chimney residue
Foolish old man
US firearms manufacturer
Boston NBA player (abbrev.)
Prison room
In good health
★ Ninth grievance against the British sovereign:
'He has made Judges dependent on his ____ alone' ★
★ National Archives: the original Declaration's home
along with the Constitution and ____ of Rights ★
★ Hancock allegedly signed his name large enough so that
'John ____ can read [it] without spectacles.' ★
☆ ☆ ☆ Hint ☆ ☆ ☆4-Letter Word
Main body of a ship
★ Declaration first publicly read on July 8, 1776
on the lawn of what is now Independence ____ ★
Holbrook, Linden, and Space Odyssey's 9000
'Silver Skates' character Brinker
★ Attributed to Ben Franklin: “We must all ____ together
or assuredly we will all ____ separately.” ★
1973 baseball movie: '____ the Drum Slowly'
Microsoft search engine
★ Declaration listed 27 grievances against ____ George III ★
Friendly, generous, and considerate
What is a terrible thing to waste
Fix, repair
Alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water
★ George ____: Delaware representative who voted against independence thus prompting Caesar Rodney's midnight ride ★
'Sanford and Son' actor Foxx
'The 40-Year-Old Virgin' actor Paul
Impolite, discourteous
Penultimate NT book
'Wizard of Oz' actress Garland
★ Back of document: 'Original Declaration of Independence,
dated 4th ____ 1776' (sorry, no map) ★
Broadway songwriter Styne
★ On July 2, 1776 the Continental Congress declared
Colonies no longer under British ____ ★
Actor's part in a play
Florida State University athlete (abbrev.)
Egyptian river
★ State with most Declaration signers: Pennsylvania (with ____) ★
Point connector
★ Among the Creator-endowed unalienable rights (after John Locke's treatise): ____, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness ★
Small, shrill flute (or Mayberry deputy Barney)
★ A committee of ____ men
were appointed to draft the Declaration ★
Bee home
Employ
Un-employ
★ Last sentence: ' . . . with a ____ reliance on the protection
of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives,
our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.' ★

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