While John Adams suggested that July 2 would be "the most memorable epoch in the history of America," we have from the outset celebrated our independence on July 4. I hope that your day is filled with all of the "pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations" that Adams himself would have wanted.
To learn more about the American Revolution & our Founding Fathers, try the following resources:
All of my posts about the Founding Era can be found here.
All of my posts about revolutions can be found here.
My name is Angela Zorn. I work full-time as an educator at Bullitt Central High School in suburban Kentucky where I teach AP US History and AP US Government & Politics. In addition, I provide training & consulting services throughout the United States.