Declaration of Independence – Full Text

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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MLK Speech – Full Text

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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