Friday, 10 June 2011

It All Began To-day for King George III

This is the day that the Continental Congress appointed the necessary committee and authorised the development of a legal document defining the act and cause for separation from the  Rule of the Crown.
In less than three weeks, Thomas Jefferson presented the finished document to the Congress assembled.   Benjamin Franklin made his famous observation that "
We must, indeed, all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately "  after the approval of the Document on the 4th of July 1776  

(click on the Document to enlarge)