Happy Independence Day

239 years ago 56 men pledged their “pledge [their] lives, [their] fortune, and [their] sacred honor” in an act of rebellion against the government. The government had, in the minds of these 56 “traitors” had made “repeated injuries and usurpations” of the people’s rights and liberties.┬áThese 56 men stated for all “That these united Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States”. Continue reading