July 2, 2009 | 1 comment
Today is the day that John Adams wrote would be our national day. For good reason. Today was the day in 1776 that the Continental Congress passed a certain Virginian’s resolution declaring independence from Great Britain.
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July 2, 2008 | 3 comments
It was today, in 1776, that the United States was born. The 13 soon-to-be states represented in the Continental Congress, voted unanimously (with New York abstaining) for Virginia’s resolution, introduced by Richard Henry Lee, that claimed:
These United Colonies are, and of