Happy 4th of July! Today is the day our nation is celebrating Independence Day—the day which represents the birth of the United States of America. No longer would we be dependent on Great Britain, and even more, no longer would we be subject to unfair taxation and rule. Instead, we would have the freedom to govern ourselves under an authority which has our best interests in mind.
And understandably, this was (and is) cause for much celebration. Take note, for example, of the vast importance this day held in the mind one who was a crucial figure at this time: John Adams. He wrote the following to his wife Abigail when thinking of this great occasion (which was about to happen when he wrote this): Continue Reading