Council for America My Country
|The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776|
The United States declares itself independent of Great Britain.
|The Constitution of the United States, September 17, 1787|
Establishes the basic law of the United States.
|Amendments to the Constitution, December 15, 1791|
The first 10 of the constitute the "Bill of Rights."
|The Gettysburg Address, November 19, 1863|
In the midst of the Civil War Abraham Lincoln declares that the
government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.
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