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If we are to give our consent ...

Our eloquent Declaration of Independence wrote that governments derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed."But how about this for an elephant in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-21/if-we-are-give-our-co
Nasty elections are nothing new

...same day ? July 4, 1826, exactly 50 years after the Continental Congress approved the final wording of the Declaration of Independence, which made all of this campaigning a reality today.CNN.com says that Jefferson's people fired the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-19/nasty-elections-are-nothing-n
What Is It?

...score and 11 years ago President Lincoln gave his famous address, the first line of which referred to the Declaration of Independence crafted by the Continental Congress in 1776."Three score and seven years ago (in 1947) the Ford Motor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-09/what-it
Foster multiculturalism

...Association for Multicultural Education defines multicultural education as a philosophical concept based on the Declaration of Independence, and other documents, that "values cultural differences," promotes a "democratic society" and "challenges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-25/foster-multiculturalism
City notifies marina operator of eviction proceedings

...100 pages of objections to Augusta Port Authority members and The Augusta Chronicle.The documents cite the Declaration of Independence and numerous alleged violations by the Port Authority, which voted to join marina co-owners, the city and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-09-24/city-notifies-marina-ope
Words matter - none more than these

...than those of this country's founders.Some of our favorite phrases from those documents include:From the Declaration of Independence:? "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-05/words-matter-none-mor
It's OK to be exceptional

...ethnicity. We are not defined by bloodline or by anything except an idea. And that idea was expressed in the Declaration of Independence and in our Constitution, the idea that people are created equal and that all people have a chance to aspire...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-04/its-ok-be-exceptional
Family traces father's emotional journey on, after D-Day

...there is a story surrounding the significance of who we are and how we must respect these days.After the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War was fought to gain our freedom as a nation. The U.S. Constitution was ratified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-07-06/family-traces-fa
Religion, politics often mix

...contained the church were a hotbed for revolution, giving us Dr. Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnett, signers of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia. Nathan Brownson was a member of the church and served in the Continental Congress from 1776-78...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-04/religion-politics-often-
Declaration signer home to open July 4th

...Walton in downtown Augusta, will be open July Fourth in celebration of one of Georgia's three signers of the Declaration of Independence.In the past, guided tours of the National Historic Landmark, which is one of Georgia's oldest dwellings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-01/augusta-farm-house-george-wa