Elizabeth Gallo Court Reporting’s Legal Fact of the Week is here to help you get through the work week by sharing a random fact about American History, law, and more!

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EGCR’s Legal Fact of the Week: Independence Day


During the American Revolution, the division of the colonies actually took place on July 2nd, 1776. However, once this was accomplished, Congress put its focus on the Declaration of Independence. It took them two days, which was July 4th, 1776, for them finally approve the Declaration of Independence.