One Day in History: July 4, 1776

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On a summer day in July, 1776, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the world changed forever. On July 4, thirteen English colonies on the continent of North America decided to declare themselves free and independent states, united in their purpose of forming a new nation. The approval of that decision on July 4 represented the culmination of lengthy debates.

As the delegates filed into the State House on Thursday, July 4, tempers were flaring. Despite entreaties from others, the New York

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Publisher:HarperCollins
ISBN:9780061984662
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Unique Words: 7,939
Avg Sentence (words): 18.08
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Reading Level:10.6
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