The Fourth is an extremely patriotic holiday and many of us might dress up in red, white and blue, hang a flag out front and blow off a few fireworks, but do we really know what the true meaning behind our flag is?
The Fourth of July is a celebration of America’s declaration from Great Britain (and sheer determination from our forefathers) to establish the USA as a free country that was made on July 4, 1776.
One Fourth of July quote says,
“During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the American colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence that had been proposed in June by Richard Henry Lee of Virginia. After voting for independence, Congress turned its attention to the Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining this decision, which had been prepared by a Committee of Five, with Thomas Jefferson as its principal author. Congress debated and revised the Declaration, finally approving it on July 4.”
I hope everybody has a SAFE and happy weekend and please don’t forget to take a moment out of your day on Monday to be appreciative for the freedom and liberty that we all enjoy here in America.
I know I will.