04 Jul '11, 2am

How an Elm Tree Helped Win America's Independence #happy4thofjuly

The story of America's struggle for independence tells tale of heroic men and women united in their noble quest for freedom -- but one of the most enduring figures at the center of that revolution was not a person at all. Years before the Founding Fathers gathered in stately halls and meetinghouses to shape what would become the Declaration of Independence, the seeds of liberty had been planted and nurtured in a far more humble setting -- beneath the branches of an elm tree. Just a few short years after the arrival of Puritans to the New World, when the land was yet untamed, an elm tree sapling took root. In the decades which followed, the city of Boston would rise up around that elm tree -- but their humble beginnings could hardly predict the important role both town and tree would have in shaping history. By the mid-18th century, many prominent colonists in Boston had gr...

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How an Elm Tree Helped Win America's Independence

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The story of America's struggle for independence tells tale of heroic men and women united in their noble quest for freedo...

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