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106th CONGRESS

  1st Session

                            H. CON. RES. 223

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                         CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

      Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding Freedom Day.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. CON. RES. 223

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                         CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Whereas on November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall was torn down by those whom it had 
        imprisoned;
Whereas the fall of the Berlin Wall has become the preeminent symbol of the end 
        of the Cold War;
Whereas the Cold War, at its essence, was a struggle for human freedom;
Whereas the end of the Cold War was brought about in large measure by the 
        dedication, sacrifice, and discipline of Americans and many other 
        peoples around the world united in their opposition to Soviet Communism;
Whereas freedom's victory in the Cold War against Soviet Communism is the 
        crowning achievement of the free world's long 20th century struggle 
        against totalitarianism; and
Whereas it is highly appropriate to remind Americans, particularly those in 
        their formal educational years, that America paid the price and bore the 
        burden to ensure the survival of liberty on this planet: Now, therefore, 
        be it
    Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), 
That it is the sense of the Congress that--
            (1) a Freedom Day should be celebrated each year in the 
        United States; and
            (2) the United States should join with other nations, 
        specifically including those which liberated themselves to help 
        end the Cold War, to establish a global holiday called Freedom 
        Day.

            Passed the House of Representatives November 9, 1999.

            Attest:

                                                                 Clerk.

Pages: 1

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