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Israeli History: Israel Declaration Independence 1948 with Original MP3 Recordings of David Ben-Gurion Reading Declaration Independence

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May 14, 1948 was a very important day in the history of Israel. It is the story of Israel’s day of independence. The year of 1948 is a picture of the perfect moment of the Israel character, capturing the apex of one of Israel’s most historical events.

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Happy Independence Day!

"The Spirit of '76" was painted by Archibald Willard in 1876 for the centenial of the US. It was painted in Cleveland, OH as a joke but one of the subjects died during the painting and Willard decided to change it to a serious painting. It was an immediate masterpiece, embraced by the nation. It is very large, 8 x 10 feet in size. Willard painted 14 small copies, 3 of which still exist. The original is in Marblehead, MA, the birthplace of the US Navy.

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Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the…

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Founders or Traitors? FREE online virtual field trip on the Declaration of Independence. Created by Colonial Williamsburg, it includes videos, lessons, interactive chats with historians, primary sources, and much more. Just requires registration -- no spam. Flip your history unit on the founding of our nation using this awesome resource!

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John Hancock (USA founding father, signer the Declaration of Independence) When signing the Declaration he signed it so large he said, "I want them to know it is my signature and they can come and kill me."

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