“When in the course of human events…
George Washington – military leader (that little skirmish with the British), statesman (1st American President), modest man (wouldn’t stand for a second election, wouldn’t be called “His Excellencey”)
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John Adams died on July 4th, 1826. The same day as Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Jefferson died on July 4th, 1826, the same day as John Adams.
….And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”
Happy July 4th everyone!