In 2026, the United States will honor and celebrate the 250th anniversary of American Independence. Each successive generation has built upon this foundation in our enduring quest to secure Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness for all. USA250 was founded to spark the nation's imagination leading into and through the United States Semiquincentennial, a once-in-generations opportunity to inspire and unify the country, engaging millions of Americans from all 50 states, as well as friends across the globe, to honor our historic progress and strive towards an ever more perfect union.
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USA250 congratulates the appointed leadership of the United States Semiquincentennial Commission. The Commission was established by Public Law 114-196, a bipartisan act passed unanimously by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in July 2016. Commissioner Daniel M. DiLella, of Pennsylvania,