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Celebrating National Independence Day

Independence Day is a celebration of charting a new course in America’s history. Freeing ourselves from the British afforded the opportunities to develop one of the greatest nations the world has ever seen. Few believed that the nation would be able to make its way through the turmoil of a war with a much more powerful mother country.   They didn’t know how it would turn out in the end but they risked much to grasp the impossible.  The Declaration of Independence was a thought that spread throughout the colonies quickly.   It was as much as a mental declaration as it was a military and economic proclamation. It was founded in basic human rights and the right to self-determination. This was not something that could happen under the European collective mindset.  Without the independence of government needed in the new world as well the lessons of individualism learned from Native Americans   our country would not exist today. Throughout this time, we have overcome confli