HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AMERICA.
(They suppressed both loyalists: those who were loyal to Britain and royal officials.)
*So, this only included white men and definitely not any women so they left a lot to be desired but it was progress from the government they came from, ya know?”
*Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston.
(This is actual footage of them eating snacks, approving independence and stuff.)
A lot of historians think it wasn’t signed until August, but TJ, John Adams, AND Benji Franklin all later wrote they had signed on that day. So let us have this day cause it’s fucking awesome.
This GIF needs to be used again because this is literally what the Brits were like.