A Sunday in May 1776. John Adams reflect

A Sunday in May 1776. John Adams reflects on what he hears, two months before the Continental Congress declares independence. “I have this morning heard Mr. Duffil [George Duffield] upon the signs of the times. He run a parallel between the case of Israel and that of America, and between the conduct of Pharaoh and that of [King] George,” John Adams writes to Abigail about hearing a sermon in Philadelphia. “He concluded that the course of events, indicated strongly the design of Providence that we should be separated from Great Britain.” http://www.revolution240.com 240 years since 1776 http://ow.ly/i/en0gs

About Jane Hampton Cook

Author Jane Hampton Cook is known for making history memorable and relevant to today’s news, current events, and modern-day life. A frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other outlets, Jane is the author of eight books, including American Phoenix, America's Star-Spangled Story, and Stories of Faith and Courage from the Revolutionary War. Jane is also a former White House webmaster. She lives with her husband and three young sons in Fairfax, Virginia. http://www.janecook.com http://www.amazon.com/American-Phoenix-Quincy-Louisa-Independence/dp/1595555412/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_y
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