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1969
   Tony Award winner for Best Musical was   
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George Thomas Smart
   was born on   
May 10, 1776
Composer
The United States
   gained independence in   
1776
4 July. Great Britain
Emmanuel Leutze
   painted   
Washington Crossing the Delaware River, 25th December 1776
1851; German-American; Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Treaty of Purandar
Between the peshwa of the Maratha people and the British East India Company.
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Treaty of Watertown
Alliance between the State of Massachusetts Bay and the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia.
The Egg
   comes from the musical   
1776
“The eagle inside belongs to us!”
David McCullough
   wrote   
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American Compass Best Book
Yours, Yours, Yours
   comes from the musical   
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1776
      
Adam Smith Published The Wealth of Nations
First modern work in the field of economics
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Thomas Paine Published Common Sense
Document denouncing British rule in the Thirteen Colonies of North America
Susan B. Anthony
   said   
"Resolved, That the Women of This Nation in 1876, Have Greater Cause for Discontent, Rebellion and Revolution Than the Men of 1776."
US Abolitionist & Suffragist
“We Hold These Truths to Be Self-evident, That All Men Are Created Equal”
   is an extract from the   
US Declaration of Independence (1776)
Thomas Jefferson (principal author). Minor alterations made by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin.
1776, 1789, 1917, 1959, 1978
   are all   
Years of Revolutions
The American, French, Russian, Cuban, and Iranian/Islamic revolutions... respectively
“We Mutually Pledge to Each Other Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor”
   is an extract from the   
US Declaration of Independence (1776)
Thomas Jefferson (principal author). Minor alterations made by John Adams and Benjamin Franklin. Two passages in Jefferson's draft were rejected by Congress — an intemperate reference to the English people and a denunciation of the slave trade.






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