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November 10, 2016

The American Creed, William Tyler Page, April 13, 1918

Filed under: Political Commentary — justplainbill @ 2:23 pm

THE AMERICAN CREED

“I believe in the United States of America as a government of the people, by the people, for the people; whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed; a democracy in a republic; a sovereign nation of many sovereign states; a perfect union, one and inseparable; established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and fortunes.

I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it; to support its Constitution; to obey its laws; to respect its flag; and to defend it against all enemies.”

William Tyler Page – April 13, 1918

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