Unite 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 27
to join together and form a group, mix, unify, fuse, blend, integrate, amalgamate, gather, bond, connect, bring together, come together, merge, combine – marry, wed, join in matrimony
On Sept. 9, 1776, the Continental Congress formally changed the name of their new nation to the “United States of America,” rather than the “United Colonies,” which was in regular use at the time, according to History.com.
While most credit Thomas Jefferson and the Declaration of Independence as the instigating force behind independence, it was actually a June 7 resolution on independence written by Virginian Richard Henry Lee that was adopted by the Continental Congress on July 2. As such, John Adams wrote to his wife that July 2 would be celebrated as “the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America.”
Antonyms: separate, set apart, divorce