University Libraries & Independence Day Information Sources

In the spirit of educational liberty and learning about the observance of July 4th , University Libraries is delighted to share resources with the SHU Community. This day is an important federal holiday established to honor the unveiling of the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming the birth of a new nation in 1776.

There have been several works produced that examine the Declaration of Independence and its backstory. This includes the people, politics, and spirit that have made the this document one of the most popular and respected of our national charters. The following resources provide a starting point:

History – Getting Started (Library Guide)

Declaration of Independence

American Revolution

*  Independence Day, American

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Happy Independence Day Everyone!