Monday, July 4, 2011

Happy Independence Day

Today is the day that America declared its independence from Britain in 1776.   To honor our independence, here are some interesting facts about its history.

The Second Continental Congress voted to approve the resolution of independence on 2 July 1776, but the actual Declaration of Independence was not written and approved until 4 July 1776, two days later.  This is pre-internet era and it only took two days to draft and sign a bill?  However, some historians have disputed this stating that the actual bill was not sign until nearly a month later on 2 August 1776.  Still not to shabby for the non-internet era.  Going from introduction in June to signage in 1 to 2 months, depending on which version of history you choose to accept. 

I hope and your family enjoy a wonderful Independence Day!

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