Quote of the Week

We, therefore, the representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress assembled…do, in the name and by the authority of the good people of these colonies solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, FREE AND INDEPENDENT STATES;….And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.
               – Thomas Jefferson
                  The Declaration of Independence

Declaration of Independence