What Actually Happened on July 4, 1776–And Why We Should Be Proud: Presidential Historian

Happy Fourth of July! In celebration of our nation’s birthday, NTD spoke to presidential historian Jane Hampton Cook. She gives an insight into how Independence Day came to be, what exactly happened on July 4, 1776, and what the ramifications were for Americans. She also tells us why Americans should be proud to commemorate this momentous event in history.


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