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10 things we can learn from the founding fathers of America about rebuilding democracy, surviving the pandemic, and finding personal happiness

Thomas E. Ricks is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, military history columnist for The New York Times Book Review, and a visiting fellow for the history department at Bowdoin College. The following is an excerpt from his book, “First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How […]
10 things we can learn from the founding fathers of America about rebuilding democracy, surviving the pandemic, and finding personal happiness
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Many people incorrectly think that the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4 — here’s the real reason the US celebrates that day

What is Independence Day? Well, in the US, this holiday is a pretty big deal. The country’s Declaration of Independence wasn’t actually signed on July 4. Still, Fourth of July festivities mark the United States’ declaration of independence from Britain. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In the US, […]
Many people incorrectly think that the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4 — here’s the real reason the US celebrates that day