Category: Independence Day

OPINION: I didn’t fight in two wars to watch America descend into Socialism

By Nick De Gregorio  _ The Fourth of July is an exceptional holiday for exceptional people. Every year, we patriotic Americans take a pause from our busy lives to honor our forebearers for giving us the precious gifts of freedom and Read More

Way Too Many Americans Think We Declared Independence From Mexico In 1776

Some Americans apparently believe that the U.S. declared its independence from Mexico in 1776, according to a poll released Tuesday. While 77 percent of the people surveyed correctly named Great Britain when asked which country the United States won its Read More

Rediscover New Jersey’s Founding Fathers

Meet New Jersey’s founding fathers, Save Jerseyans, courtesy of your National Archives (archives.gov): ____ David Brearly, New Jersey David Brearly Portrait Brearly (Brearley) was descended from a Yorkshire, England, family, one of whose members migrated to New Jersey around 1680. Read More

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and Read More

Why The Fourth Of July ISN’T Really America’s B-Day

Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — The 4th of July isn’t really America’s birthday. Instead, today is. That’s right: The 2nd of July is America’s actual birthday. So, America is really two days older than she says she Read More