On This Date….


On this date in American history:

1775 Congress issues “Declaration of the Causes & Necessity of Taking up Arms,” listing grievances but denying intent to be independent.

But just one year later….
1776 – American Declaration of Independence announced on front page of “PA Evening Gazette”

And then a low point in the fight for Independence:
1777 – British Gen Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans

 

 

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