Today, a they do every year, our American neighbors to the south celebrate Independence Day. It’s to remember the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. At the time thirteen colonies began to see themselves as a new nation and called themselves tha United States of America. They were no longer part of the British Empire.It’s from the Declaration of Independence that we get these inspiring nation-building words that are the foundation and future of present day America: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their

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