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In Exactly two weeks Americans will be celebrating the 236th anniversary of their Independence from Great Britain and the birth of America. Did you know the legal separation of the 13 colonies from Britain actually occurred on July 2nd 1777 and that the declaration of Independence wasn't adopted by congress until two days later on July 4th? Here are 10 more interesting facts surrounding this monumental historic event. In a remarkable coincidence, both John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the only signers of the Declaration of Independence later to serve as Presidents of the United States, died on the same day:...