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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Happy Fourth of July 2012! Wordless Wednesday with LINKY

"One Nation Under God" by artist Jon McNaughton

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Independence Day

The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by delegates from the 13 colonies in 1776. This most important American national holiday is traditionally observed with parades, band concerts, picnics, and fireworks.

Writing in July 1776 from Philadelphia, John Adams related to his wife, Abigail: "Yesterday the greatest Question was decided, which ever was debated in America, and a greater, perhaps, never was or will be decided among Men. A Resolution was passed without one dissenting Colony 'that these united Colonies, are, and of right ought to be free and independent States, and as such, they have, and of Right ought to have full Power to make War, conclude Peace, establish Commerce, and to do all the other Acts and Things, which other States might rightfully do...' This . . . Day . . . will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. . . . It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more."
From The Farmer's Almanac

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  1. Hope you have an absolutely wonderful 4th July xx

  2. Happy 4th! Hope you have a fabulous day! xo

  3. Very beautiful! Happy Independence Day to you!

  4. AMEN! Happy 4th of July to you and your family and thanks for hosting.

  5. I'm bummed I"m not going to be in the US for the 4th! I've had a lot of fun times :)

  6. So beautiful!! Happy 4th of July!

  7. Great tribute images. Happy 4th of July!

  8. Happy 4th of July. Love your site. I linked up and am a follower.

    Besos, Sarah
    Zookeeper at Journeysof TheZoo
    journeysofthezoo at hotmail dot com

  9. Happy 4th to you!!!
    Thanks for linking up :)


  10. Happy Independence Day! Thanks for visiting my blog.

    BTW, a have a cousin named Danielle.

  11. Happy 4th of July! Hope you had a great day!

  12. I hope you had an amazing 4th of July :)

  13. Thank-you for your lovely visit to my blog & for hosting here..... see you next week ;-)

  14. thanks for linking up at my WW post! I hope you had a great day


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