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Life IS history in the making. Every word we say, everything we do becomes history the moment it is said or done. Life void of memories leaves nothing but emptiness. For those who might consider history boring, think again: It is who we are, what we do and why we are here. We are certainly individuals in our thoughts and deeds but we all germinated from seeds planted long, long ago.

Friday, June 29, 2012

On the Road to Independence



. . .there was actually opposition to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Edward Rutledge, one of South Carolina's representatives to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, expresses his reluctance to declare independence from Britain in a letter to the like-minded John Jay of New York. [Click the History icon or the link above to continue reading.]



Listen to
Actor Matt Damon performs and discusses the Declaration of Independence. . .






Continued evidence that

America FOUGHT for her FREEDOM!