Since my friend has done such a good job with her Independence Day post, I’m going to reblog it instead of writing one myself. Besides, I’ve posted enough Fourth of July stuff already this past few days 🙂
Happy 4th – Independence Day.
Two hundred forty years ago on July the 4th 1776, thirteen colonies declared their independence from England, which lead to the formation of the United States. On that day, the Declaration of Independence was adopted. You can download your copy here. I encourage everyone to read it.
“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.” Click to Tweet.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable…
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