Thanksgiving - The Continental Congress Gives Thanks
It's interesting in a time of political correctness and the eradication of God from our political documents to remember that our Founders actually issued a formal proclamation giving thanks to God for our independence.
Nov 19, 2006, 10:49pm
President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, as the nation approached its third year of bloody civil war. The proclamation declared "that all persons held as slaves" within the rebellious states "are, and henceforward shall be free."
Mar 17, 2006, 3:03pm
A Proclamation For Suppressing Rebellion and Sedition
The King declared in this Proclamation that the colonies were in rebellion. This document literally transformed loyal subjects into traitorous rebels.
Mar 17, 2006, 12:51pm