Declarations and revolutions
From the editor-
June 28, 2022
Monday is July 4, our country's 246th birthday. When the Declaration of Independence was read aloud in 1776, it was the first time the public – and people worldwide – heard, "We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America."
A new country – ours – was born, birthed in revolution and won through war.
Its leaders, assembled into a congress, were long upset with King George III.
They understood they needed "To prove this, let facts be submitted to a candid world." And they did, stating their case for separation and independence from a monarch's ove...