Wednesday, July 4, 2018

On This Day In History America Declares Independence From Great Britain


As History.com notes, on this day in history the Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia.

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Continental Congress adopts the Declaration of Independence, which proclaims the independence of the United States of America from Great Britain and its king.

The declaration came 442 days after the first volleys of the American Revolution were fired at Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts and marked an ideological expansion of the conflict that would eventually encourage France’s intervention on behalf of the Patriots.

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