"I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death." - Patrick Henry
Welcome to my next chapter in holiday celebrations! I just love history...especially American History. So with that in mind, I'm going to include links to American History sites, Fourth of July screensavers and other neat, and hopefully, useful stuff.
But first, here is my favorite verse of the "Star Spangled Banner" (I think it's the fourth or fifth verse.)
Okay...here's where I get to play "teacher" again...
This site has very interesting and little know facts on the Liberty Bell
Did you know that Besty Ross was the eighth of 17 children...she eloped with John Ross to New Jersey...had seven children of her own...and her full name was Elizabeth Griscom Ross Asburn Claypoole? To find out more, click here...
Betsy Ross Homepage
Need information on Patrick Henry? Here's a great site Patrick Henry
...perhaps you need info on Thomas Paine!
Here are some great study aides...
The Revolutionary War
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United States
The Pledge of Allegiance and the Flag Flying Guidelines
Go here to study famous battlefields...Independence National Park Service
Okay, okay, here's the fun stuff I promised...
Happy Birthday America
Sonoco: Welcome America! in Philadelphia
And for our 'lil patriots...
Billy Bear's Playground: 4th of July
Fourth of July Treats and Crafts
4th of July Tribute
America the Beautiful