Resolved, That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain is, and ought to be, totally dissolved. Submitted by Richard Henry Lee, June 7, 1776. Passed by the Continental Congress, on July 2, 1776.
Today’s (6/28/17) Lid Radio Show welcomes special guest David Shestokas, Constitutional Lawyer, scholar of America’s founding documents, and author of the new book (and great read) “Creating the Declaration of Independence.”
Written in the same easy-to-read presentation style for the cyber-driven, fast-click culture as his previous book,”Constitutional Sound Bites,” David’s new page-turner, “Creating the Declaration of Independence.” takes the reader on a journey into the minds of Richard Henry Lee, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson in the weeks before July 4, 1776.
Experience Lee’s trepidation as he knows when he…