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The Declaration of Independence

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America… 1,479 more words

History

From Whence We Came: Who Encouraged, Educated, Mentored our Founding Fathers?

56 signatures…

Placing 56 families into a commitment they had to win — or face imminent death….

56 signatures on the document that eventually would be the foundation for teh Constitution of our government. 2,931 more words

Progressivism

Honor

“Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.” (Romans 13:7 Holy Bible New King James)

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Devotions

Letter: Media role cited in mass killings

Re: “Eerie tour of U.S. slavery preceded cruel intentions” (Montreal Gazette, July 3)

I don’t know what may have motivated the slaughter innocent people in Charleston who were only interested in practicing their religion in peace that night. 84 more words

Crime And Law

Fall books preview: history

We’re excited about the books we’ll be publishing this fall—and pleased to share this series of “Fall Books Preview” blog posts! Be sure to check out the online edition of… 1,145 more words

American History

When I hear bigots going on about gay marriage

They argued that marriage belonged under the control of the states rather than the federal government. They insisted that such marriages were “unnatural” and contrary to God’s will. 240 more words

Civil Rights

Is It Starting Over Again?

In 1965 I worked with several local black workers in Pineville, SC. The events at Emanuel AME church upset me. However, it took this message from one of those workers who risked her life to fight racism in the community around her to realize how terrifying it must be to see the world going backward to the horror she lived through as a child. 168 more words

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