On July 2nd, 1776, the Second Continental Congress approved a “resolution for independence from Britain,” and newspaper headlines excitedly reported that the Colonies had declared independence. Not to mention that Britain didn’t get word of this decision until August 30th. So why do we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th? Learn more from The Washington Post.
Why is Independence Day Celebrated July 4th? (The Washington Post)
July 4, 2013 By Leave a Comment