National Anthem

 The Star Spangle Banner became the official anthem of the United States by a congressional resolution or March 3, 1931.

 

Pledge of Alligance

The Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy in 1892.  The Pledge was edited in 1923 and 1954.  The Pledge of Allegiance was formally adopted by Congress in 1942.

 

The Deceleration of Independence

The Deceleration of  Independence was adopted by the Second Continental Congress on July, 4 1776.  

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

The United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the land.  James Madison is considered the "Father of the Constitution" because of the role he played in crafting and ratifying the Constitution.  The Constitution was ratified on June 21, 1789 and went into affect on March 4, 1789.

Bill Of Rights

The Bill of Rights are the first ten amendments to the Constitution.  The Bill of Rights were written by James Madison.  Madison wrote 39 proposals to be added to the Constitution.  The House of Representatives approved 17 amendments.  The Senate approved 12 amendments but only 10 were approved by the States.