The leader of the American Revolution, John Adams, mistakenly thought that July 2nd was going to be the official Independence Day, but in reality that was simply the day the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence from Great Britain. The Declaration of Independence was formally adopted on July 4th. Rumor has it that Mr. Adams would turn down invitations to July 4th parties in protest.
What Should You BBQ This 4th of July?
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