US Constitution: Essential to the American Nation

The Constitution of the United States is the foundation of American government. As a written document, it is powerless. As a document whose principles live within Americans’ hearts and minds, it is a bulwark of freedom and a durable framework for American

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The Declaration of Independence: Why We Celebrate on July 4

What are we celebrating this coming weekend? Don’t celebrate “the Fourth of July,” but Independence Day. Too often, we seem to forget that this weekend is about the publication of a document, the Declaration of Independence, that forged the American ideal. It’s not

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