Hawthorne Press Tribune
The Weekly Newspaper of Hawthorne
Herald Publications - El Segundo, Hawthorne, Lawndale & Inglewood Community Newspapers Since 1911 - (310) 322-1830 - Vol. 62, No. 27 - July 2, 2020
Coffee with the Mayor is the Perfect
Start to Your Day
The city of Hawthorne has a sense of community, resources for youth/seniors, and most importantly diversity. Mayor Alex Vargas shares coffee and conversation with the residents at Hawthorne Memorial Park. Photo courtesy Hawthorne Memorial Park.
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In honor of our independence
day, I share with you parts of the
documents upon which this great
nation was founded. Read them,
digest them, meditate on the great
truths that America was built on.
Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!
The Preamble to the
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 Preamble to
of the United States
We the People of the United States, in
Order to form a more perfect Union, establish
Justice, insure domestic Tranquility,
provide for the common defense, promote
the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings
of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do
ordain and establish this Constitution for the
United States of America.
Bill of Rights
1st and 2nd Amendments
Amendment I: Congress shall make no
law respecting an establishment of religion,
or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or
abridging the freedom of speech, or of the
press; or the right of the people peaceably to
assemble, and to petition the Government for
a redress of grievances. Amendment II: A
well regulated Militia, being necessary to the
security of a free State, the right of the people
to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
President Lincoln delivered the 272 word
Gettysburg Address on November
19, 1863 on the battlefield near
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. “Fourscore
and seven years ago our
fathers brought forth, on this continent,
a new nation, conceived in
liberty, and dedicated to the proposition
that all men are created equal.
American Quote Quiz
Can you name the person who
said this? (Email me your answers
or wait until next week for the answers. Use
your head not Google!)
1. “I have no other view than to promote
the public good, and am unambitious of
honors not founded in the approbation of
2. “Diligence is the mother of good luck.”
3. “Give me liberty, or give me death!”
4. “Determine never to be idle ... It is wonderful
how much may be done if we are always doing.”
5. “A house divided against itself cannot
6. “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you
will go far.”
7. “I am become death, the destroyer of
8. “I have a dream that my four little children
will one day live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin, but
by the content of their character.”
9. “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!”
10. “You are either with us, or against us.”
– My email: email@example.com