Huzzah! Washington orders the Declaratio

Huzzah! Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read to his troops in New York. Some of his men are so excited that they pull down the statue of King George III and melt it into musket balls. Samuel Adams aptly quips: “Monarchy seems to be generally exploded.” http://ow.ly/i/equs7

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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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