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EDITORIAL: Celebrate the Importance of American Freedom

The Constitution is a crucial thread in the fabric of our country's history. As former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor once said, the Constitution changed world history "for the perpetual benefit of mankind. In 1787, no country in the world had ever allowed its citizens to select their own form of government, much less to select a democratic government."… Continue Reading

Celebrate Freedom Week with I Was the First!

This year, Celebrate Freedom Week is September 16-20. During this week, every social studies class in the State of Texas is required, under Texas Education Code, §29.907, to provide instruction regarding the intent, meaning, and importance of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution (including the Bill of Rights) in their historical contexts.… Continue Reading
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