(Writing the Declaration, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, 1900)

(Writing the Declaration, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, 1900)

To celebrate this 4th of July, you could read these “charters of freedom” that changed our country and the world: The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, The Bill of Rights. All three are available here (with commentary). That’s what the fireworks are all about.

A brief discussion about our founding document (from the History Channel)