As we celebrate the birth of America, we’d like to share with you our post from last year…
Happy July 4th!
Philip & Marilyn
Happy 4th of July!
On this date 239 years ago, 13 British colonies decided to declare their independence from England by adopting The Declaration of Independence and forming the sovereign state of The United States of America.
There was such passion and poetry in this historical document that we believe it is really worth taking a few minutes to read it (photo above and transcript below courtesy of The National Archives). By the way, the 13 colonies were having all sorts of arguments about it (just like we’re arguing today). While the arguments may have changed, they are no more or less important in that they (opinions of everyone) are what have formed this amazing country we call home.
IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to…
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