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Happy rebirth-day to the United States Marine Corps! Rebirth-day? Let us explain. The Marine Corps traditionally celebrates its birthday on November 10 each year, recognizing the decision by the Second Continental Congress in 1775 to establish two battalions of Marines. They were known then as the Continental Marines, because the United States was still in […]
On January 14, 1784, the Continental Congress officially declared the sovereignty of the United States of America by ratifying the Paris Treaty.