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A few out celebrate the fourth of July the -- -- barbecue with a family friends don't forget the true meaning of Independence Day in the document that started it all in Philadelphia here to answer some questions about the declaration of independence is Fox News legal analyst Bob -- -- nice to see -- happy fourth inning -- -- -- things -- -- -- working with you thank you.
So we want -- break this down for our audience this morning -- even from a bit of a legal perspective and how this all came about how the entire concept of independence.
From Britain come about now that I know that's that's a pretty loaded question asked for -- a three minute segment -- -- can handle it.
Well listen I mean essentially you know the guys and Americans felt that even with all the support to get in Britain that when all was said and done.
They -- -- subjects.
Britain they wanted to be more than that there was this group.
Man that said we wanted to be independent -- the colonies where the continental congress they -- you know we want to be independent we wanna step away which.
In many in many ways a declaration of independence and the declaration of wanted to be independent literally was an act of war in many people's minds and so as a result.
We have this amazing document.
That was ultimately written.
Of course -- -- you -- men but they are even some women to of course that's the deal is reminding John Adams as he was heading to Philadelphia couple quote don't forget about the women she said well and ever Abigail was some.
I think no question no doubt and what's interesting is as we know Jefferson ultimately.
Was the author but what Jefferson did is he said look.
You know I want Adams I want -- that I want other people to review this for purposes of making sure that I'm expressing.
You know exactly what our intentions are the put all of these ideal we take -- emotion of independence Clayton.
And put it in words.
That's not an easy transition but right they did and how they did it is amazing.
We talk about traders these days we've been talking about that a lot lately in the wake of the NFC east -- scandal blew -- last scandal how were some of the people who want to be independent from Britain viewed at the time.
Radicals I mean they really -- the radicals they saw them as people and as a result they -- of the army's up.
To try to stop these people but -- these people were considered -- John Adams and consider radicals.
If anybody ever had a chance of what's so wonderful mini series John Adams it gives your real great snapshot.
Of what was going and -- what you learned from this honestly when you read this document -- on the fourth of July were out having fun of being with families.
The genius of the words is what is absolutely amazing is broken down in -- fight part.
But the preamble itself to read it made -- take a minute today to -- to our children and make them understand.
This country really is such a great country and independence is something all too often we take for granted well said well -- You got a new segment that -- going to be doing here on FOX & Friends Bob and it called legal fees tell us about this what are you plan on doing with it.
Very very excited about it -- think you give FOX & Friends for the opportunity legally use the concept behind it will always cover real estate issues.
We'll always cover the rebuilding injuries the legalese is basically saying to our viewers.
Want to open up their arms and I want to try to educate them on all different areas of the law as many different things that affect us every day.
You know from.
When you go buy something from leasing cars employment issues.
The family law issues legal ease is going to be there to try to educate simply on what the -- And I've always you're allowed to email me the one thing -- like to ask our viewers -- so wonderfully you know me.
And a lot of times I just can't get all of tried to keep your questions concise sometimes -- Played their -- -- of Beowulf man they just go on and off -- -- -- don't let us government defeat yet keep a decade exactly all right again.
I'm very excited about it league believes will start next week -- Bob -- -- happy fourth of July champion Penn State body.
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