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" They boast of their privileges and civilization, and yet proffer no milder conditions than servitude or death. In our own native land, in defence of the freedom that is our birth-right... "
Journals of the Continental Congress - Page 156
by United States. Continental Congress - 1905
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Select Orations Illustrating American Political History

John Mantle Clapp - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1909 - 519 pages
...independent states. We fight not for glory or for conquest. We exhibit to mankind the remarkable spectacle of a people attacked by unprovoked enemies, without any imputation or even suspicion of offense. They boast of their privileges and civilization, and yet proffer no milder conditions than...
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Maryland Historical Magazine

William Hand Browne, Louis Henry Dielman - Maryland - 1911
...Declaration : " We fight not for glory or for conquest We exhibit to mankind the remarkable spectacle of a people attacked by unprovoked enemies, without any imputation or even suspicion of offense. They boaxt of their privileges and civilization, and yet proffer no milder conditions, lhan...
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Thomas Jefferson, his permanent influence on American institutions

John Sharp Williams - 1913 - 330 pages
...to excite any other nation to war against them. . . . We fight not for glory or for conquest. . . . "In our own native land, in defence of the freedom that is our birthright, and which we ever enjoyed until the late violation of it; for the protection of our property, acquired solely by the honest industry...
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The Colonization of North America, 1492-1783

Herbert Eugene Bolton, Thomas Maitland Marshall - Great Britain - 1920 - 609 pages
...from Great Britain, and establishing independent states. We fight not for glory or for conquest. . . . In our own native land, in defence of the freedom that is our birth right, . . . and for the protection of our property . . . we have taken up arms." Petition to...
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American history told by contemporaries ..., Volume 2

John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...Independent States. We fight not for Glory or for Conquest. We exhibit to Mankind the remarkable Spectacle of a People attacked by unprovoked Enemies, without...native Land, in defence of the Freedom that is our Birth, right, and which we ever enjoyed till the late Violation of it — for the ,' protection of...
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Pennsylvania Archives

1896
...independent stairs. We fight not for glory or for conquest. We exhibit to mankind the remarkable spectacle of a people attacked by unprovoked enemies, without...boast of their privileges and civilization, and yet profer no milder conditions than servitude or death. "In our own native land, in defence of the freedom...
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The Genius of American Politics

Daniel J. Boorstin - Political Science - 1953 - 199 pages
...so much to establish new rights as to preserve old ones: "for the preservation of our liberties ... in defence of the freedom that is our birthright,...which we ever enjoyed till the late violation of it" (Declaration of Causes of Taking up Arms, July 6, 1775). From the colonists' point of view, until 1776...
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Jefferson Himself: The Personal Narrative of a Many-Sided American

Thomas Jefferson - Biography & Autobiography - 1970 - 384 pages
...independent states. We fight not for glory or for conquest. We exhibit to mankind the remarkable spectacle of a people attacked by unprovoked enemies, without any imputation or even suspicion of offense. They boast of their privileges and civilization, and yet proffer no milder conditions than...
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The Constitutional Convention and the Formation of the Union

Winton U. Solberg - History - 1990 - 428 pages
...independent states. We fight not for glory or for conquest. We exhibit to mankind the remarkable spectacle of a people attacked by unprovoked enemies, without...and which we ever enjoyed till the late violation of it—for the protection of our property, acquired solely by the honest industry of our fore-fathers...
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Race and Revolution

Gary B. Nash - History - 1990 - 212 pages
...mind resolved to die freemen rather than live slaves." "WE exhibit to mankind the remarkable spectacle of a people attacked by unprovoked enemies, without...proffer no milder conditions than servitude or death." "!N our own native land, in defence of the freedom that is our birthright, and which we ever enjoyed...
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