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July 2, 2013
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U.S. withstands the test of time

America’s Declaration of Independence celebrates its 237th birthday on Thursday, a day when our forefathers risked death for treason when the Continental Congress declared the 13 colonies as independent states free of the tyrannical British rule. Since that day in Philadelphia when 56 signers put their signatures on a piece of paper, the Declaration of Independence has withstood the test of time from when this nation eventually earned its freedom from Britain in the 1780s and began to forge a new beginning to the War of 1812, when bitterness between the United States and Great Britain resurrected itself, to the …

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