American Revolution, American History, John Adams, 4Th Of July, Thomas Jefferson, Declaration Of Independence, Independence Day, Benjamin Franklin, Found Fathers
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By issuing the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, the 13 American colonies severed their political connections to Great Britain. The Declaration summarized the colonists’ motivations for seeking their independence. By declaring themselves an independent nation, the American colonists were able to conclude an official alliance with the government of France and obtain French assistance in the war against Great Britain.
Benjamin Franklin. The myth from rags to riches. Successful businessman, publisher and politician. Signed the Declaration of USA Independence. "God helps those who help themselves. A penny saved is a penny earned. The sleeping fox catches no poultry. Lost time is never found again. Diligence is the mother of good luck. Be ashamed to catch yourself idle.”