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Should America Declare Independence from Great Britain?
Jul 4, 2018 at 04:48 PM

The Quick Facts

The date is July 4th, 1776...

  • The Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776 at the Pennsylvania State House, Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
  • This declaration said that the 13 colonies were independent, sovereign states and were no longer part of the British Empire.
  • The colonies and the British Empire have been fighting each other in a Revolutionary War since the Battles of Lexington and Concord, which took place on April 19th, 1775.

Food For Thought

Should America declare independence from Great Britain, or seek a more peaceful resolution?

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