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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, July 13, 2012

Independence Won, War Still On

Clockwise from top left: Battle of Bunker Hill,
Death of Montgomery at Quebec,
Battle of Cowpens, "Moonlight Battle"
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
The American Revolution, one of the most pivotal events in American history, was not over with the signing of the Declaration of Independence or the ringing of the Liberty Bell. The American War of Independence spanned the years from 1775 to 1783: April 19, 1775 to September 3, 1783, 8 years, 137 days. What began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the growing United States of America gradually expanded to a global war: Great Britain stood staunchly on one side while the United States, France, Netherlands and Spain secured their places on the other.

With the American Army struggling in the last stages of the war, the French, allied with the Americans since 1778, became the glimmer of hope. Read more @ Eyewitness to History.com  


America's Final Victory - 1781



On September 3, 1783, the United States and Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris acknowledging the United States to be free, sovereign and independent states.


Always remember. . .

America FOUGHT, America WON!

Support our troops in all they do to maintain America's freedom. . .