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The Day President Roosevelt Led Our Nation in Prayer

The Day President Roosevelt Led Our Nation in Prayer

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 15,000 young Americans parachuted into France and 60,000 more stormed the beaches of Normandy. And that began the liberation of Europe from Nazi oppression. While this great battle was going on, President Roosevelt went on the radio and led the nation in prayer for these young men. This is what he said: 

The Three Branches of Our Government

The Three Branches of Our Government

  James Madison was the father of the United States Constitution as well as our fifth President. It was his idea to separate the powers of the Federal Government into three separate and equal branches: The Legislative Branch makes the laws. The Executive Branch enforces the laws. And the Judicial Branch interprets the laws. He told the other delegates to the Constitutional Convention that he got the idea from “The Perfect Governor” described in Isaiah 33:22, which says: “The Lord is…

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The Five Freedoms Guaranteed Us by the First Amendment

The Five Freedoms Guaranteed Us by the First Amendment

This is the text of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The First Amendment absolutely guarantees these five freedoms to every American: Freedom of Religion. Freedom of Speech Freedom of the Press Freedom to…

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The United States Constitution

The United States Constitution

  The purpose of the United States Constitution is to protect the rights of United States citizens, by limiting the powers of their government. President Ronald Reagan explained it like this:   “The culmination of men’s dreams for 6,000 years were formalized with the Constitution, probably the most unique document ever drawn in the long history of man’s relation to man. I know there have been other constitutions, new ones are being drawn today by newly emerging nations. Most of them, even…

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The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence

By John Trumbull – US Capitol, Public Domain On July 4, 1776, the thirteen English colonies declared themselves to be a free and independent nation, by signing the Declaration of Independence. And the United States of America was born. The Declaration of Independence contains these immortal words by Thomas Jefferson: “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…

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George Washington’s Address to His Troops

George Washington’s Address to His Troops

This speech was delivered by General Washington to his troops just before the battle of Long Island, August 26, 1776. “The time is now near at hand, which must probably determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be pillaged and destroyed, and themselves consigned to a state of wretchedness from which no human efforts will deliver them. “The…

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