4th of July. Image by: Google.com
4th of July. Image by: Google.com

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Written by: Matthew McGuire
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The 4th of July, also known as Independence Day, has been celebrated since the completion of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Individuals have shown their support for independence by shooting their guns and firearms into the air starting in 1777. It would transform into creating fireworks and adding color and size to the explosion of support.

To honor and support the country, we point out that being an active voter, and active participant in the political system puts the democracy ideology setup by the founding fathers to use.

Below is a set of inspiring quotes to honor independence and democracy.

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“Where liberty dwells, there is my country.”

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“For what avail the plough or sail, or land or life, if freedom fail?”

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[av_iconlist_item title=’John Hancock’ link=” linktarget=” linkelement=” icon=’ue84e’ font=’entypo-fontello’]

“There, I guess King George will be able to read that.”

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[av_iconlist_item title=’Albert Einstein’ link=” linktarget=” linkelement=” icon=’ue84e’ font=’entypo-fontello’]

“Everything that is really great and inspiring is created by the individual who can labor in freedom.”

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“In the process of gaining our rightful place, we must not be guilty of wrongful deeds. Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline.”

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“Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation and freedom in all just pursuits.”

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Watch fireworks exploding from a drones perspective in the air.


 

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