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July Fourth at Mount Vernon: an All American Celebration
On this hot and sunny Fourth of July, a crowd gathered on the lawn of Mount Vernon to view an actor in a chestnut brown frock coat and white stockings. Unfolding a large document while...
After 200 Years, Jefferson’s Wisdom Is Even More Relevant for Today
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”...