Category: Independence Day

The First Days of the Newborn American Republic: The Sights and Sounds of Declaring Independence

Signing of the Declaration of Independence

I post this on July 1st, 2nd or 3rd every year, and I never tire of bringing it out again. David McCullough’s book, John Adams, [hardback, selected portions of pages 125-163] is an awe-inspiring read recounting the vision of ordinary men who…

Are You an Arrogant American?

Over the Independence Day celebrations I found this video at Social Sense. I could hardly wait to put it up for my readers, but it is so profoundly excellent that I wanted the bloggers who produced it to have all…