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On this date in….1776

A few random musings on the importance of this date in American Revolutionary history… This day was the date that the assembled Second Continental Congress voted on the draft of a document that was Richard Henry Lee, a delegate from … Continue reading

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The Second of July’s Importance

This year, July 4th, which falls on a Monday, and will be celebrated as America’s Independence Day around the country. Americans remember that date, in 1776, as the day┬áthat John Hancock, as president of the Second Continental Congress, put quill … Continue reading

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