Party Like a Colonist: the Original 4th of July

This weekend is the 4th of July! It usually means fireworks, BBQs, and red, white & blue. It can get pretty wild, but the truth is it’s nothing compared to cannon fire, burning effigies, and melting statues down into bullets like the original colonists. We love this…

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Land of the Free: Quotes About Freedom

On July 4th, the United States celebrates it’s independence and birth as a new nation more than 200 years ago. Relatively young when it comes to nation, this country has been having a conversation about what freedom means and looks like since it’s inception. Is freedom the…

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6 Iconic American Novels to Read for Independence Day!

The number one lesson of “best of” lists is: It’s nearly impossible to make a “best of” list. Especially when you’re talking about American literature. This country may not make the best cars or electronic dance music, but we’ve produced some amazing works of literature over the…

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