America is 246 Years Young!
This Monday, July 4th, will mark 245 years of America’s independence! Today’s infographic takes a look at the Fourth of July “by the numbers” and provides insight into this holiday that we Americans hold dear. Whatever you do to celebrate, do it safely and have fun…..and, as always, Stay safe and have a Happy Friday!!!
“On July 2nd, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later delegates from the 13 colonies adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 to the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.” History.com.
Hat tip to thegraphicmac.com.