The young Madison is in a festive mood about America’s birthday, but the Rev. Pamphlet questions the reason for celebration.
Independence Day is a great time for Americans to look back and celebrate our history. But as citizens, we are the caretakers of the republic.
And the work never ends. Amidst the day’s pursuits of happiness–the flags, fireworks and barbecues–we should also take a little time to reflect on the work still to be done, and what kind of nation we hope to leave to future generations.