On April 27th, 1775, British General, Thomas Gage, disarmed the people of Boston under the pretense that, if they turned in their weapons, they would be allowed to leave the city. After collecting 1,778 muskets and 634 pistols, he did not allow them to leave anyway. The Declaration of Causes of Taking up Arms was written two...Continue reading
A DECLARATION BY THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE UNITED COLONIES OF NORTH AMERICA, NOW MET IN CONGRESS AT PHILADELPHIA, SETTING FORTH THE CAUSES AND NECESSITY OF THEIR TAKING UP ARMSIf it was possible for men, who exercise their reason to believe, that the divine Author of our existence intended a part of the human race to...Continue reading
A Declaration posted by the Scottish Covenanters on June 22nd, 1680, wherein they declared war on Charles Stuart, the King of England. The Declaration and Testimony of the True Presbyterian, Anti-prelatic, Anti-erastian, Persecuted party in Scotland. Published at Sanquhar, June 22, 1680: On the 22nd of June, 1680, the first anniversary of (the Battle...
A Short Treatise of Political Power, and of the True Obedience which Subjects Owe to Kings and Other Civil Governors, with an Exhortation to all True Natural English Men, compiled by Dr. John Ponet. Trans. by D.R.M.S. Introduction A Short Treatise on Political Power by John Ponet was written in 1556 in response to current...Continue reading
Quotes on tyranny by John Knox, John Calvin, the Apostles, and others. “But hereof be assured, that all is not lawful nor just that is statute by civil laws; neither yet is everything sin before God, which ungodly persons allege to be treason.” -John Knox “Let a thing here be noted, that the prophet of...Continue reading