Category Archives: July 4th

My Schedule for Today


This is a rare break for me today. I have nowhere I need or want to be and so will spend the day with my wife and son watching patriotic movies on TCM. We will start the day with “1776,” … Continue reading

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End of a Cycle – New One Begins in July


After 2 years and almost 7 months, the cycle of Roots of the Nation has come to an end. It started out as just another website doing an annual page with the Declaration of Independence. I was then struck by … Continue reading

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The Declaration of Independence: Reminder of the Nation’s Roots


IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and … Continue reading

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