Sunday, July 1, 2012

Happy Birthday America!




Happy Birthday America!

Getting Ready to Celebrate July 4th





"I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL."



Happy Birthday America!
In 1777, the Continental Army at Valley Forge, Pa. was in crises. Holding out in make shift tents, facing severe weather with improper clothing, a lack of food, rampant disease; these heroes continued to perservere . Yet , in a letter to Congress, Washington wrote, that the soldiers never complained
Humbled in reading these events, I want to express...
To all women and men now and who came before us, thank you for creating, protecting, and preserving our Freedom!  and...God Bless America

Happy Birthday America!
The Bill of Rights: More than 10,000 attempts have been made to alter our Constitution, yet only 27 proved successful…10, of which happened at once.
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The U.S. Constitution, a masterpiece set to protect the Rights of it’s citizens by separating the powers of the Government into 3 branches and instilling a set of checks and balances..
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I was surprised to learn Betsy Ross was Elizabeth Griscom Ross Ashburn Claypoole! She is the famous Mrs. Claypoole, commissioned by George Washington to make our first flag.