Read and CRJ (and/or print and annotate) The Declaration of Independence.
Perhaps you will feel compelled to watch this action-packed adventure flick:
But I hope you refrain. The only good part of that movie is Riley Poole. He's kind of adorable and pathetic. In any case, you're reading one of our nation's most important documents (hopefully not for the first time) and you're going to examine the language and argument of it. Woot.