Celebrating our Texas Veterans

Source Power & Gas wants to thank our customers who have served in the military, honoring our forefathers who have served this country since its inception when we declared independence from British rule on July 4, 1776.

The Origin of Independence Day

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence between June 11 and June 28, 1776. The document formally declared the colonies’ decisions to secede from British rule and become their own nation: The United States of America. Promising the “unalienable Rights . . . Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness,” the Declaration of Independence was signed by 56 individuals from all of the colonies. These individuals, along with countless others, were tired of the oppression laid upon them by the British Empire.

At the time, the Thirteen Colonies were at war with Great Britain. Great Britain had been plunging into debt since the end of

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