Monday, July 4, 2016

Today is Independence Day in the USA

Pictured here is the scene titled "Yankee Doodle" painted by A.M. Willard.  Later it became known as The Spirit of 76  (That's 1776)

The Historically Challenged ask: Why is this important? And what is so special about July 4, 1776 --

To which Bill Federer answers with detailed information about WHY the people in North America in what is now the USA decided to stop being 'under the thumb and rule' of England and establish their own country.

The citizens of what is now the United States of America declared their Independence from England.

To read the details

HERE'S THE LINK to July 4 is Independence Day