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THOUGHTS FROM TONY:
With the upcoming celebration of America’s 241st birthday, I thought you might like to read some interesting you may or may not already know about the 4th of July.
• Initially adopted by Congress on July 2, 1776, the revised version of the Declaration of Independence was not adopted until two days later.
• The oldest, continuous Independence Day celebration in the United States is the 4th of July Parade in Bristol, Rhode Island; it began in 1785.
• The Declaration of Independence was penned by Thomas Jefferson and signed by 56 men representing 13 colonies.
• One of the United States’ patriotic songs, “Yankee Doodle” was originally sung by British military officers prior to the Revolution as a means to mock the disorganized American colonists who fought alongside them during the French and Indian
• Wars.France, Greece, Poland, Russia and several countries in South America used the Declaration of Independence as a beacon in their own struggles for freedom.
• Learn more in the newsletter!
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