May the 4th be with you

The Declaration of Independence, ratified on July 4, 1776, is our birth certificate, signed by 56 (Founding) Fathers. By officially signing the Declaration of Independence, the 13 colonies not only divorced Great Britain, but demanded custody of the children — or rather the colonies. King George was not happy. It was an acrimonious divorce.

Not all the colonists wanted a divorce. Some stayed loyal to the king,

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