Emigrants choose to make America their home. Not having the good fortune to have been born here, they do not take any of the wonderful liberties of freedom and independence for granted. They suffered many a hardship to call America home, a country where almost all us are immigrants. Happy 240th Birthday America! May you have many many more.
a trumpet called the crowd together in front of a flag-draped speakers platform. After the chorus sang several appropriate songs and the Declaration of Independence was read, the main speaker addressed the crowd.