Tag Archive: Fourth of July

Jul 03

Independence Day!

Happy July 4th! America’s Independence Day. The day the Continental Congress officially adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring that the thirteen colonies were no longer part of Great Britain, but independent sovereign states that were part of a new nation. The Declaration of Independence was drafted by Thomas Jefferson and revised by the Continental Congress …

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Jul 04

July 4th, 2013

Happy July 4th! The birthday of our nation, when we fly the flag and watch parades and fireworks in remembrance and celebration of our country’s independence. And it is a day to remember the principles of freedom and liberty upon which our country was founded. Below is The American’s Creed, which we recite at our …

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Jul 01

Independence Day 2011

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The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is this coming Monday. On the Fourth we commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, declaring America’s independence from Great Britain. I thought this would be a good time to talk about the ancestors from our family who fought for American independence over 230 years ago. I have two ancestors (that …

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