🎧 Declaration of Independence
🎧 American History Hit • 28m
While the Revolutionary War was being fought in July 1776, the 13 British colonies in America came together to approve their Declaration of Independence, the founding document of the United States of America.
Shaped by the Enlightenment ideas of liberty, happiness and reason, the document has since influenced many causes in America and around the world.
In this episode, Don speaks to Reverend Byron Williams about how the Declaration of Independence came about, its meaning and endurance.
The senior producer was Charlotte Long. The producer was Benjie Guy. Mixed by Benjie Guy.
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