This body met in philadelphia and voted on the declaration of independence?
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The Second Continental Congress
The Pennsylvania State House.
South Carolina voted against it and New York was undecided and voted neutral.
The Second Continental Congress, 1776
Every one of the thirteen colonies voted in favor of the Declaration of Independence. Rhode Island did not send delegates to the Constitutional Convention, but did ratify it a…fter it was finalized.
It was signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 4. Hope this answers your question.
Because that was the capital of America at the time.
The Declaration of Indpendence wasn't voted on. It was published.
It was ratified Aug 2 1776 in Philadelphia but it was not written there. It the draft was written in the Old State House in Massachusetts by Thomas Jefferson. It was then brou…ght to Philadelphia while the approval date indicates the 4th of July the actual signing did not take place until changes and corrections could be made to that draft. Many copies were made to be released around the colonies however the original draft has been lost.
The signers from Pennsylvania were Benjamin Franklin and also George Clymer , Robert Morris , John Morton , Benjamin Rush , George Ross , James Smith , James Wilson …and George Taylor. No one signed specifically for Philadelphia because it was a city, not a colony (equivalent to states later on) and each colony was represented, but not any cities.
south carolina and new york
Caesar Rodney (1728-1784) was the signer from Dover in Delaware. The state (colony) of Delaware had three voting delegates to the Second Continental Congress : Thomas McKean…, George Read, and Caesar Rodney. McKean and Rodney voted for the Declaration, Read voted against. So by a 2-1 majority, Delaware apppoved the Declaration, and all three signed the document.
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