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Independence Day 2014

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An Internet search for "Declaration of Independence" returned 4 advertising links before reaching Wikipedia and the National Archives.
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1. "The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America." It is remarkable today to think of any congress composed of our states as united and unanimous, especially on a matter of controversy. Ce…