Making it Official: The Day the Declaration of Independence was Signed

Today‚Äôs post comes from Andrew Grafton in the National Archives History Office. Independence Day in the United States is celebrated on July 4, the day the Second Continental Congress ratified the Declaration of Independence. If you ask just about any American, they can correctly identify that date. What is less commonly known, however, is that … Continue reading Making it Official: The Day the Declaration of Independence was Signed