The Original Contract for America

The Declaration of Independence received the unanimous support of all of the delegates of the Second Continental Congress, they proclaimed that it was a self evident truth that men were endowed by his Creator with unalienable rights.

They believed that governments were instituted among men deriving their just power from the consent of the governed. The wanted live in a land where their life, liberty and property would be both respected and protected. They wanted a government that had limited power. They did not want a government that was big enough and strong enough to abuse their rights.

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Isn’t it About Time?

Our Framers of the Constitution knew that the government that they had just created could be a blessing or a curse depending on how well oue elected officials would honor their covenant with the people.

They believed that all men had been endowed by their Creator with unalienable rights. They also knew that throughout the history of mankind there has always been individuals in society that have sought to use their wealth and power to enslave their fellow man.

They knew that if the Consitution was strictly obeyed it would be the source of peace, prosperity and freedom. They also knew that if the rich and powerful were waiting in the wings to take over, if the people were not ever vigilant. They understood that the government they created to protect us would one day become the source of our enslavement.

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