Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Today is the 4th of July

What does this mean?

Recently I saw a college student being asked about this topic on a TV program.

The question was: "What year was the American Declaration of Independence  signed".

His hesitant answer was "1984?"

Houston we have a problem.

To help alleviate the fact that apparently History is no longer being taught --

today's link gives  a brief history of why July 4 is important.

You might want to read it and give a summary to your 'historically challenged" kids and friends before you begin your celebration, cookout, and fireworks watching.

HERE'S the link to Why July 4, 1776 is important