Tavern Stories

Many people know what the Declaration of Independence is, but fewer know the stories behind and around it.

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In this episode, we discuss some of the lesser known tavern stories about the Declaration of Independence, and take a moment to delve into what it actually means and represents. When we envision the founders as they discussed declaring their independence from Great Britain, many people imagine a bunch of stuffy white men in powdered wigs debating cordially. However, for the most part, that was not the case. Most of their discussions were held in taverns over a pint since that was the primary social gathering point.

Tavern Stories Behind Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence

The Beer:

Anchor Brewing Company – Liberty Ale

The Links:

Constitution Facts – US Declaration of Independence

National Archives – Declaration of Independence Transcript

SurfNetKids – Facts about the Declaration of Independence

YouTube – Mark Dice – Americans Don’t Know Why We Celebrate Independence Day

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