Why is george washington’s signature not on the declaration of independence?

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Well, because he was in Manhattan, preparing to defend it against the British. I hope this helps you!
He was out of the country negotiating peace.
George Washington, John Jay, Alexandre Hamilton, and James Madison are typically counted as "founding fathers", but none of them signed the Declaration of Independence.
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He was leading his troops in battle

B.) leading troops in battle

I'm a bit rusty on this portion of history, sorry, but I believe the answer you're looking for is because George Washington wasn't in Philadelphia at the time of the signing. He was a general in the army and during the time of the signing, he was defending the country in another part of colonies.

Hope this helps!
I'm a bit rusty on this portion of history, sorry, but I believe the answer you're looking for is because George Washington wasn't in Philadelphia at the time of the signing. He was a general in the army and during the time of the signing, he was defending the country in another part of colonies.

Hope this helps!


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