The Meaning Of The Fourth Of July

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Douglas’s entire speech was written to advocate black rights, such as citizenship. The Fourth of July to the Douglas was to highlight that America is still very young and is open to a lot of change. To him, this day is full of praise to the signers of the Declaration of Independence because they put the interest of the country above their own welfares. To these Founding Fathers, the Fourth of July is all about reassurance of the Declaration of Independence, of course. To remind us of those who signed their names to a document that gave us everything we could ever imagine—freedom, and especially to remind us of those who fought for us at Lexington, at Concord, etc. Nevertheless, the meaning on the Fourth of July has made a complete turn. To
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