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Thursday, June 07, 2018

Make America Independent Again

So it began:    

Friday June 7. 1776. The Delegates from Virginia moved in obedience to instructions from their constituents that the Congress should declare that these United colonies are & of right ought to be free & independant states, that they are absolved from all allegiance to the British crown, and that all political connection between them and the state of Great Britain is & ought to be totally dissolved; that measures should be immediately taken for procuring the assistance of foreign powers, and a Confederation be formed to bind the colonies more closely together. 

Introduction of the Lee Resolution, as written in Jefferson's notes...

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June 7, 2018 in Constitution, Schmonstitution | Permalink

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