US Declaration Of Independence: US DeclarationofIndependence

US DeclarationofIndependence Checklist: what is a checklist?

Declaration of Independence Checklist
The words Declaration of Independence have two common variant spellings:
  • Déclaration of Independence
  • Declaration of Independance
In web site documents, these words are sometimes written in the following compacted forms:
  • DeclarationofIndependence
  • DéclarationofIndependence
  • DeclarationofIndependance
The words Declaration of Independence are also abbreviated:
  • DOI
  • DofI

The word checklist is sometimes written check list.


The terms list and checklist are defined as follows: A list is a series of items written one after the other; a checklist is a list of items to be checked or considered. Today, the word checklist is a widely accepted term used to describe various bibliographic works. A few examples can be given:
  • Ruth Lapham. Check List of American Revolutionary War Pamphlets in the Newberry Library.
  • John Oates et al. Checklist of Editions Greek, Latin, Demotic and Coptic Papyri, Ostraca and Tablets, 2001.
  • Maggie Thompson et al. 2009 Comic Book Checklist & Price Guide, 1961-Present, 15th edition.


JUST PUBLISHED. Declaration of Independence — A Checklist of Books, Pamphlets, and Periodicals, Printing the Declaration of Independence, 1776-1825. A free PDF copy of the checklist can be downloaded from the Home Page. You can also purchase a hardbound copy of the checklist at a most reasonable price. See the Home Page for additional details and offerings. 
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