June marks the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the ‘Great Charter’ that established the rule of law for the English-speaking world. How did the Magna Carta help the US Constitution? The patriots were very clear that they were fighting for the privileges bestowed on them by The Magna Carta. The concept of “no taxation without representation” was not an abstract principle. It could be found,....''... http://www.wsj.com/articles/magna-carta-eight-centuries-of-liberty-1432912022
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Jeden Tag versteckte er in seiner Manteltasche eine Brotschnitte: Ein junger Fabrikangestellter riskierte im Zweiten Weltkrieg aus Mitgefühl mit KZ-Häftlingen sein Leben. Josef Königsberg vergaß es ihm nie.
IN CONGRESS November 1, 1777 FORASMUCH as it is the indispensable Duty of all Men to adore the superintending Providence of Almighty God; to acknowledge with Gratitude their Obligation to him for Benefits received, and to implore such farther Blessings as they stand in Need of: And it having pleased him in his abundant …