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anygunanywhere wrote:carlson1 wrote:The final sentence of the Declaration of Independence is a promise among the 56 brave men, to “mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor,” and many of them and their fellow patriots did in fact sacrifice their lives and fortunes in service to our country. May we never forget.
Happy 241st Birthday.Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. - Ronald Regan
Destiny of the Signers
Robert Morris, called the financier of the Revolution, is missing from that page. He bailed out Washington at Valley Forge and went on to spend a couple of years in debtors' prison. A sad story.