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Sunday 17 September 2017

Constitution Day in Wisconsin

Representatives of 12 of the 13 original states signed the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. The Constitution, with its 27 amendments, defines the federal system of government and embodies the principles on which this country was founded. The National Archives provides resources, including a scan of the U.S. Constitution, and the Library of Congress provides resources that can assist school districts in planning a program on the U.S. Constitution.
(Enacted June 10, 1987, from the 1987 Laws of Wisconsin, Act 16.)
Also, in 1835, September 17, Joe Oliver became the first Black to vote in Wisconsin. Oliver, a cook for Solomon Juneau, was one of 39 people who voted in the first election in the town of Milwaukee.first election in the town of Milwaukee.
Source: wisconsin.gov | wishistory.com
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Quotes & Wishes - A vehicle of Life A vehicle of Life

Constitution is not a mere lawyers document, it is a vehicle of Life, and its spirit is always the spirit of Age.
(Writings And Speeches)
B.R. Ambedkar
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Quotes & Wishes - Exactly what they wish it to be Exactly what they wish it to be

How easily men satisfy themselves that the Constitution is exactly what they wish it to be.
Joseph Story
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Quotes & Wishes - Given up freedom Given up freedom

A freedom given up is not so easily regained.
(Steam Drills, Treadmills and Shooting Stars - a story of our times)
Rivera Sun
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Quotes & Wishes - Justice is for few Justice is for few

Law is for everyone, justice is for few.
Sercan Leylek
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Quotes & Wishes - Liberty Liberty

Liberty is not something a government gives you. It is a right that no government can legally take away.
A.E. Samaan
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Sunday 17 September 2017
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