Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
July 4th is the day we commemorate the Continental Congress’s declaration of independence from the nation of Great Britain. People still debate over whether or not Britain’s offenses warranted colonial secession and war. Regardless, it was a bold, very risky move for the signers of the Declaration.
Looking back over 238 years, with America now an affluent global superpower, it’s hard for Americans to get a sense for just…Continue Reading