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Subject: The FOURTH of JULY - comment ?
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 15:05:40 +0000


The 2006-2007 United States Manual: Government Manual: Office of the Federal Register: National Archives and Records Administratio: US Government Printing Office: June 1, 2006

10th July 2007, Toronto, Canada, Tuesday, 11:50 AM / 11:50 hours


On the first Tuesday after the FOURTH OF JULY 2007:

Excerpts from the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE dated July 4, 1776:

"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object envinces a design to reduce them to absolute Despostism, it is their right, it is their duty to throw
off such Government and to provide new Guards for their security" (line 17 - line 20, page 1 of the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE)

"The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over the(se) States" (line 22 -
line 25, page 1 of the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE)

"He has kept among us in times of peace, Standing Armies, without the consent of our legislatures - He has affected to render the Military independent and superior to the Civil power". (line 9 -
line 12, page 2; line 47 - line 51, from the beginning of page 1, line 1 of the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE)
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"He has combined with others to subject us to jursidiction foreign to our constitution" (line 12 - line 13, page 2; line 50 - line 51 from the beginning of page 1, line 1 of the US DECLARATION OF
INDEPENDENCE)

"For quartering large bodies of armed troops among us" (line 14, page 2; line 52 from the beginning of page 1, line 1 of the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE)

"For transporting us beyond the Seas to be tried for pretended offences" (line 18 - line 19, page 2; line 56 - line 57 from the beginning of page 1, line 1 of the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE )

"He is at this time transporting large Armies of Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny" (line 28 - line 29, page 2; Line 66 - line 67 from the beginning of page 1, line 1 of the US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE)

Seven (7) quotations from The US DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE dated July 4, 1776 printed in:
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The 2006-2007 United States Manual: Government Manual: Office of the Federal Register: National Archives and Records Administratio: US Government Printing Office: June 1, 2006

 

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