With the War for Independence over a year old and hope for a peaceful resolution nonexistent, the Continental Congress appointed a Committee of Five—including Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin—to draft a document “declare the causes which impel [the American colonies] to the separation.” Thirty-three-year-old Jefferson composed the initial draft, completing it in seventeen
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Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was Baptist minister and a driving force for racial equality in the 1950’s and the 1960’s. This is an amazing speech. Page 1 of Manuscript – Copyright 1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. “I HAVE A DREAM …” Copyright 1963, MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
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I want to encourage you, and challenge you, with a special Christmas Gift, wrapped just for you. It is early Christmas morning. It is the calm before the storm. The living room is dark, except for the soft glow of the Christmas tree lights and their reflection on the festive presents placed carefully around the
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