Did you know…
The Continental Congress declared independence on July 2, 1776.
The American Revolution started in April, 1775.
Thomas Jefferson’s first draft of the Declaration of Independence was in June, 1776.
The Declaration was delivered to Great Britain in November, 1776.
It was signed on August 2, 1776.
So what did happen on July 4, 1776 and why do we celebrate?
Click here for fun facts about The Story of the 4th of July.