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By: Raymond Powell

As Americans make plans to celebrate one of our most important National Holidays there are a few things that should be kept in mind other than Bar-B-Queing. First of all what is the Fourth of July? On July 4, 1776 delegates of the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia voted to adopt the Declaration of Independence from England. It was the act of declaring not necessarily obtaining our independence from England. July 4, 1776 marked the formal beginning of the American Revolution and we celebrate it as our Nation’s Birthday.


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