Category: History Lessons

Happy Birthday America?

Happy Birthday America?

This year I noticed a lot of folks using the phrase “242 years ago” and then making some statement about the start of the American Revolution.

One Facespace pal took the opportunity to point out folks picked up guns 242 years ago and that’s why freedom is earned.

Here’s the thing: July 4th revolves around the signing of the Declaration of Independence in July, 1776. Not the start of the war. Continue reading “Happy Birthday America?”