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A Book to Read and Love: Profiles in Courage - John F. Kennedy

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A short summary of Profiles in Courage: Integrity in politics.

Questions to ponder while reading Profiles in Courage: Do you know where you stand?
Do your choices matter?
My thoughts about Profiles in Courage: An honest look at honest politicians - even if it was ghostwritten.
An important read for US History.
Many relevant takeaways for today's politics.

A Book to Read and Love: Winter Journal - Paul Auster - Summary and Review

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A short summary of Winter Journal: Paul's 63 Winter season.

Questions to ponder while reading Winter Journal: Have you ever self-reflected about the course of your life?
What do you regret?
My thoughts about Winter Journal: I, too, struggle with demons.
I, too, with some things were different.
I, too, have wanted to throw something at a cabbie.

A Document to Read and Love: The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson - Summary & Review

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A short summary of The Declaration of Independence:
Bye! George!




Questions I pondered after reading The Declaration of Independence: Do we have similar grievances today?
How well is our current government holding up to this list?

My thoughts on The Declaration of Independence:
Independence Day!  The fireworks have begun!
The beginning of U.S!
Be bold like Hancock!


A Speech to Read and Love: Give Me Liberty by Patrick Henry - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the speech Give Me Liberty:

I vote for independence, sincerely Patrick Henry

Questions I pondered while reading Give Me Liberty: Would I have made the same choice, had I been there?
Are there still people like Patrick Henry in the US today?
My Thoughts about Give Me Liberty: History!
Liberty!
Fireworks!

A Document to Read and Love: The US Constitution by The Founding Fathers - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the most important US document The US Constitution: How our government was grown.



Questions I pondered while reading the US Constitution: Is the Constitution still applicable today?
Are we currently abiding by it? My thoughts about the US Constitution: Know your government.
Know your rights.
Know your responsibilities.


A Speech to Read and Love:The Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln - Summary & Review

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A short summary of the speech The Gettysburg Address:
Mr. President tells us to remember those who died for our country's values.

Questions I pondered while reading The Gettysburg Address:
Why is this concept still a challenge for us?
Why are we still fighting about the Civil war?
My thoughts about The Gettysburg Address: Knowing history is how we stop it from repeating.

Never, never, again.

One nation, indivisible.