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President David O. McKay, Statement on position of the Church on Communism, 1966 0

President David O. McKay, Statement on position of the Church on Communism, 1966

Statement concerning the position of the Church on Communism, made by President David O. McKay at the general priesthood session of the 136th Annual Conference of the Church held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle,...

Governor William Bradford’s Thanksgiving Proclamation 0

Governor William Bradford’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Inasmuch as the great Father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, peas, beans, squashes, and garden vegetables, and has made the forests to abound with game and the...

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First Presidency Message on Communism, 1936

Statement published in the Improvement Era, July 1936 by the First Presidency, under date of July 3, 1936. Reprinted in “The Messenger Presiding Bishopric Publication, Oct. 1961

Mayflower Compact 0

Mayflower Compact

The Mayflower Compact was the first governing document of Plymouth Colony. It was written by the Separatists, also known as the “Saints”, fleeing religious persecution from James VI and I. They traveled aboard the...

Other Amendments to the Constitution of the United States 0

Other Amendments to the Constitution of the United States

Constitutional Amendments 1-10 make up what is known as The Bill of Rights. Amendments 11-27 are listed below.

George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation 0

George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation

By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for...

Continental Congress 1777 Thanksgiving Proclamation 0

Continental Congress 1777 Thanksgiving Proclamation

This is the text of the Continental Congress November 1, 1777 national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation; as printed in the Journals of Congress. IN CONGRESS – November 1, 1777 Forasmuch as it is the indispensable...

United States Bill of Rights 0

United States Bill of Rights

The following text is a transcription of the first ten amendments to the Constitution in their original form. These amendments were ratified December 15, 1791, and form what is known as the ‘Bill of...

First Thanksgiving Proclamation (1676) 0

First Thanksgiving Proclamation (1676)

June 20, 1676 Charlestown, Massachusetts The Holy God having by a long and Continual Series of his Afflictive dispensations in and by the present Warr with the Heathen Natives of this land, written and...