We hold these Truths…

July 4, 1776 – a new nation being forged in a revolutionary war, establishing an initial and fairly unsuccessful government under the Articles of Confederation, and finally via a difficult process establishing a constitutional government – 1788. With this the American experiment was truly born and a Constitution written – in a way the mission and vision statement for us as individuals, a family, and a society of people among a larger family of other nations. It shapes our identity as a people. Continue reading