"No referendum was necessary for the Declaration of
Independence and it might well have failed in some of the colonies.
"will of the people," so precious to demagogues, did not determine what was
right and true.
The people can fall for Hitler,
adore Obama, and be
enchanted by silly or
The purpose of government, as the Declaration clearly
states, is to secure liberty and not to implement that dubious, inconstant
sentiment "the will of the people." - Bruce Walker
IN CONGRESS, July 4,
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for
one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with a
political system, and to assume
among the powers of the Earth, the separate and equal station to which the
Laws of Nature and of Nature's God
entitle them, a decent
respect to the opinions of men requires that they should declare the
causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be
self-evident: all men are created equal, they are endowed by their
certain unalienable rights, that
among these are life, Liberty and
the Pursuit of Happiness.
--That to secure these rights,
governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the
consent of the governed,
--That whenever any government becomes
destructive of these ends, it is
the Right of
the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new government,
laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such
form, as to them shall appear most
likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
Prudence, indeed, will
dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and
transient causes; and accordingly all experience has shown, that are more
disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to
right themselves by abolishing the
forms to which they are accustomed.
When a long train of abuses and
usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a
design to reduce them under
absolute despotism, it is their
right and duty, to throw off such
government, and to provide new guards for their future security.
has been the patient sufferance of these colonies; and such is now the necessity
which constrains them to alter their systems of government. 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 these
To prove this, let facts be submitted to a candid world.
He has refused his approval of laws, the most wholesome and necessary
for the public good.
He has forbidden his governors to pass laws of
immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his
approval is obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend
He has refused to pass other laws for the accommodation of
large districts of humans, unless those humans would relinquish the right of
representation in the legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable
to tyrants only.
He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual,
uncomfortable, and distant from
the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them
into compliance with his measures.
He has dissolved
repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his
invasions on the rights of the
He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to
cause others to be elected; whereby
the Legislative powers, incapable of
Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the
State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of
invasion from without, and
He has endeavoured to prevent the population of
these States; for that purpose
obstructing the laws for naturalization of
foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations
hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of lands.
has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for
establishing Judiciary powers.
He has made Judges dependent on his will
alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their
He has erected a multitude of new
offices, and sent hither swarms of
officers to harrass our People, and
eat out their substance.
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 of and superior to the civil power.
He has combined with
others to subject us to a jurisdiction
foreign to us, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his assent to their acts
of pretended legislation:
For quartering large bodies of armed troops
them, by a mock trial, from punishment for any
murders which they should commit on
the Inhabitants of these States:
For cutting off our trade with all parts of the world:
imposing taxes on us without our
For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by
For transporting us beyond seas to be tried for pretended offense
For abolishing the free System
of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an
and enlarging its boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit
instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies:
away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering
fundamentally the forms of our
For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring
themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever.
He has abdicated government here, by declaring us out of his
protection and waging war against
He has plundered our
seas, ravaged our coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our
He is at this time transporting large armies of foreign
mercenaries to complete the works of
death, desolation and
tyranny, already begun with circumstances of
cruelty and perfidy
scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally
unworthy the head of a civilized
He has constrained our
fellow Citizens taken captive on the high seas to bear arms against their
Country, to become the executioners of their friends and brethren, or to fall
themselves by their hands.
He has excited
domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the
inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless indian savages, whose known rule of
warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions.
In every stage of these oppressions we have Petitioned for Redress in
the most humble terms: our repeated Petitions have been
answered only by repeated injury.
Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which
may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.
have we been wanting in attentions to our Brittish brethren.
warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an
unwarrantable jurisdiction over us.
We have reminded them of the
circumstances of our emigration and settlement here.
We have appealed
to their native justice and magnanimity, and they have conjured them by the
ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would
inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence.
They too have
been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity.
therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold
them, as they hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in
We, therefore, the Representatives of the
USA, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the
world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the name, and by authority of
the good People of these Colonies, solemnly
publish and declare, that
these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be Free and Independent
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 and ought to be totally dissolved; and
that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude
Peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and
things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this
Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine
Providence, we mutually pledge to each other
our lives, our Fortunes and our
Signers of the Declaration:
Hampshire: Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, Matthew
Massachusetts: Samuel Adams,
John Hancock, Robert Treat Paine,
Rhode Island: Stephen Hopkins, William
Connecticut: Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams,
New York: William Floyd, Philip Livingston, Francis
Lewis, Lewis Morris
New Jersey: Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis
Hopkinson, John Hart, Abraham Clark
Pennsylvania: Robert Morris,
Benjamin Franklin, John Morton,
George Clymer, James Smith, George Taylor, James Wilson, George
Delaware: George Read, Caesar Rodney, Thomas
Maryland: Samuel Chase, William Paca, Thomas Stone, Charles
Carroll of Carrollton
Virginia: George Wythe, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas
Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Nelson, Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter
North Carolina: William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn
South Carolina: Edward Rutledge, Thomas Heyward, Jr., Thomas Lynch,
Jr., Arthur Middleton
Georgia: Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George
government are instituted among the people, deriving their just powers from the
consent of the governed;
- when government usurps power without consent
it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new
- representative democratic republican government power
derives from the people;
- legal shenanigans allowed ownership of assets
used in enterprise, a corporation, to be considered a person for representative
- although the current form of US government appears to be
representative of individual interests it is in fact representative of
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