• Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence A Modern English Rewrite by Brent Riggs Download a printable PDF here with no Author Preface: 8.5×11 11×17 The Bill of Rights in Modern English Author Preface The Declaration of Independence is an incredible document that communicates the reasons why many people pledged their life, wealth and honor to risk war and death to create the United States of America we now take for granted. For many years I have enjoyed rewriting texts like Puritan Prayers and classic sermons from centuries gone by so that my generation can be effected by them as the original readers/listeners were. It is an unfortunate, but undeniable fact that the common vocabulary and reading comprehension today is much lower than in previous eras. Given that, […]

     
  • The Bill of Rights

    A Modern English Rewrite by Brent Riggs Download a printable PDF here: 8.5×11 11×17 – The Declaration of Independence in Modern English Introduction to the Bill of Rights Congress of the United States begun and held at the City of New-York, on Wednesday, March 4th, 1789 At the same time a number of States were meeting to adopt their Constitution, they communicated their desire that additional declarations and restrictions be added to prevent improper use and abuse of Constitutional power, ensuring that they will only be used for the good of the people it governs. It was voted and agreed on by two-thirds of the Senate and the House of Representatives of the United States of America when Congress assembled, that the following Rights be […]

     
 
 
 
 

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