"TODAY" in the History of the Sons of the American Revolution 

This page is dedicated to the Historic Events that took place and helped shape our great country. We acknowledge the great sacrifices from our ancestors who fought and served to preserve Freedom and to build a democratic Nation where all people are equal. These events are recognized by the SAR throughout the year and will be posted here for your education and remembrance. Increase your knowledge of how our Great Country was founded and fought for. The signing of the Declaration of Independence was just the beginning of the Process - Each event listed below are considered major events, this timeline does not include small events or every engagement that helped our Country become free from Tarreny and Suppression. 

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Courtesy of the Library of Congress

On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress unanimously adopted the Declaration of Independence, announcing the colonies’ separation from Great Britain. The Constitution provides the legal and governmental framework for the United States, however, the Declaration, with its eloquent assertion “all Men are created equal,” is equally beloved by the American people.