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Even U.S. had struggles for freedom

July 3, 2014
By RENEE GRAVELLE , Observer Today

John Adams was prophetic. In a July 3, 1776, letter written to his wife Abigail, during the creation of the Declaration of Independence, the letter prescribed eternal celebration of the occasion "from one End of this Continent to the other" with a list of activities familiar to us still: "Pomp and Parade ... Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations."

 
 

 

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