How an Elm Tree Helped Win America's Independence

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How an Elm Tree Helped Win America's Independence

Post by edfrank » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:10 pm

How an Elm Tree Helped Win America's Independence
by Stephen Messenger, Porto Alegre, Brazil on 07. 3.11

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07 ... ndence.php


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The story of America's struggle for independence tells tale of heroic men an 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...

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