The complex reality behind American independence is being pushed aside even in our study of the Declaration itself.
What better time to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s greatness than on the Fourth of July? He’s the chief author of the United States’ Declaration of Independence.
For all their talk of a free society, in England, as throughout Europe, people belong to the state. Not so in America! In America people belong to themselves and it is the state that belongs to the people.
Despite its roots in American independence, the Fourth of July is incomplete without understanding and celebrating Lincoln too.
Most of us only know the first verse of ‘America the Beautiful,’ but the complete hymn is a powerful prayer for the country.
What better way to celebrate your country than blowing up a small piece of it?
A new poll released by Gallup this week revealed that a minority of Democrats, 47%, say they are “extremely proud” to be Americans this July 4th.
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a special guide on how to talk to your family about Obamacare over the July 4 weekend.
Share the found elements of Americana which extend into our lives from surprising sources and inspire you to feel like a patriot.
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