Declaration of Independence

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Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: A Celebration of the Redemption of America’s Principles

Nearly 200 years after the vision expressed in the Declaration of Independence, and nearly 100 years after the bloody Civil War and Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, Martin Luther King Jr. answered the call and ultimately sacrificed his life to finish the work he described as making people, “free at last, free at last.” Read More ›
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Close-up Of Hand Holding American Flag Against Sea During Sunset

The Ideas Behind July 4th

Most Americans celebrating the July 4th holiday today underappreciate or have forgotten that it was the sheer power of the ideas in the Declaration of Independence that was the determining factor for the Americans in winning the War of Independence. Read More ›