Posts Tagged ‘Declaration of Independence’

FlagAs a history major I feel that there are several important documents that every American should read on occasion.

One of the most important is the Declaration of Independence.  Several years ago I started making it a tradition to read it every Independence Day.  Please take a few minutes to read it.  It’s an amazing document.  There is a copy here that is easy to read.

Happy Independence Day!

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20071018_declarationWhen in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness….”

We should take the time, at least once a year, to read this amazing document.  Take the time today and click here to read the rest.

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