Fourth of July

Toys for a safe and sane fourth of July (1912)

Now that firecrackers, caps and gunpowder are no longer in fashion for fourth of July celebrations it is rather difficult sometimes to think of ways in which we will be allowed to do honor to the greatest of our legal holidays.

Two stars added to the flag (1912)

Two stars added to nation's flag in states' honor New Mexico and Arizona now represented in blue field of Old Glory Denoting the addition of Arizona and New Mexico to the sisterhood of States, two stars w... Read more...

Evolution of the American flag

Below are four different designs from the history of the United States. There have been 27 different flag designs since 1776 -- all slight variants on the stars and stripes theme, retooled to reflect the curren... Read more...

The Declaration of Independence (1776)

The Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to d... Read more...

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