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John Adams Wishes You a Happy Birthday

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It was John Adams who was most vehemently encouraged America to continue to celebrate its birth. Here is what he wrote to his wife Abigail;  “The second day of July 1776 will be the most memorable epocha in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival.  It ought to be commemorated as the Day of Deliverance by solemn acts of devotion to […]