Posts Tagged ‘United States Of America’

Happy Independence Day!!!

July 4, 2009

On this day 233 years ago, the United States of America legally separated from Great Britain to become a free and independent State. Read the Declaration of Independence to remember why!

What Type of Government Does America Have?

January 12, 2009

Is America a Democracy or a Republic?

I believe many today will say they believe America is a Democracy. And, in many cases, it seems that way. However, America is a Republic.

The following video does a good job of explaining the differences between the common forms of government. And, it helps to remind all of us that America is a Republic.

The American Form Of Government

Please watch the video above. And, if you want to learn more, please read the following.

Declaration of Independence
(This should be mandatory reading for everyone. I try to read this every Fourth of July.)

Constitution of the United States
(This should be mandatory reading for everyone. I have read this several times.)

Journal of the Constitutional Convention of 1787
(I have read many parts of this historical record from James Madison.)

The Federalist Papers
(I have read many of the articles that make up the collection.)

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