Happy Independence Day!

“Proclaim Liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.” – Leviticus 25:10 (inscribed on The Liberty Bell)

People all over the United States celebrate our country’s “birthday” each year on the Fourth of July. This national holiday is called Independence Day because it commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on July 4, 1776. The declaration informed the world that the colonies, fighting against the tyranny of Great Britain, had officially proclaimed themselves to be “free and independent states.” Read more about the birth of America, learn some fun facts about the American Revolution, and take an American History Quiz at http://www.knowledgehouse.info/njfk/independence.html.

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