One of the few holidays I celebrate…

Though the revolution was the brainchild of rich, aristocratic planters and merchants who would prefer to be the oppressor (see slavery) than be the oppressed (see Townsend Acts), there is still something to be said about a group of people deciding that self-determination is a cause worth dying for. For that reason, and all the history about the era that I have consumed, I celebrate today. Happy 4th.

Signing cermony, which was not actually on the 4th...

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Posted on July 4, 2011, in History and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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