Posts Tagged ‘ Declaration of Independence ’

Independence Day

Independence Day

Today marks the 240th anniversary of the moment America officially cleaved itself from its colonial master, Great Britain. Although there are a number of ways to commemorate this occasion, I would suggest learning more about the events which led up to this momentous historical decision. To that end, you can peruse my recommended reading list...
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True Independence

  Today is the federally designated holiday commemorating our separation from Great Britain, despite the fact that the adoption of the Declaration of Independence  by the Second Continental Congress occurred on July 2, 1776. Even so, this is a great day to reflect upon how our country arrived at this point in its history....
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Philadelphia Freedom

Philadelphia Freedom

Sunday morning I’ll be leaving the warm cocoon of New York City in order to attend the Philadelphia Phreedom rally on the lawn of Independence Hall. Held two days before the Pennsylvania Republican primary, the event is intended to bring together disparate members of the liberty movement in order to support one of the...
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Independence Day

Were it not for Aaron Copeland, Charles Ives might be remembered as the 20th century’s greatest American composer, which is why I thought it fitting to choose one of his most famous compositions in celebration of our country’s 235th birthday. Unfortunately, many of the liberties that former generations took for granted have been diminished...
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