July 4th and America’s History of Secession
by Carole Hornsby Haynes July 3, 2022
The American flag waves proudly across American as we celebrate the July 4, 1776 signing of the Declaration of Independence of the 13 American colonies from Great Britain. The document listed 27 reasons why the colonists declared independence.
Those who know unrevised Southern history will see parallels in secession from England, secession of the South from the United States, and the current secession movement among red and blue states.