Tag Archives: Independence

17 September — Constitution Day

“The People made the Constitution and the People can unmake it. It is a creature of their Will, and lives only by their Will.” — Chief Justice John Marshall, writing for the Supreme Court, in the decision “Cohens v. Virginia”, 1821

Part 4 — The Great Divide — The Declaration of Independence

“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.” — The Declaration of Independence