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July 4th Holiday

Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later its delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.

Read more at history.com

Side thought-With the USA in chaos this election year and for the past decade I have to ask myself, “Will July 4, always be our Independence day?” Well, I ask myself this because we are about to see another American Revolution and with that I think we will see a new Independence Day!

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Written by Melinda Wilkey

I am a mother of 3 children. I have an amazing boyfriend who has 2 children as well. I am an Army widow and live in Indiana. We have 3 dogs, a parrot, 2 turtles and a stray cat.
I believe in the Constitution in its entirety. I believe in God and the free will he has granted us. I am pro-marijuana and anti-drug war. I believe in individual liberties. I also am a firm believer in BIG PEOPLE, little government. I am pro-choice and yes I can be a believer and be pro-choice. Someday I hope to run for a spot in office somewhere along the line. I may even shoot for the White House. Only God knows where I belong.

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