10

From the Declaration of Independence: He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation: ... For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and ...


4

The population data that you quote in the question derived from a series of censuses taken in the thirteen colonies by the British government, and the early governments of the United States after the Revolutionary War. The population estimates based on data from censuses taken during the colonial period are, to say the least, generally accepted to be less ...


3

Not only were they "re-admitted," but some were thrown out a second time for failure to act upon the 14th and 15th Amendments. Look at these dates: Secession, then readmission, and finally "returned to local rule." The Confederate States of America: South Carolina: -Seceded: Dec. 20, 1860 -Admitted into C.S.: Feb. 4, 1861 -Readmitted ...


1

Short Answer: The words in the documents quoted can be interpreted in two different ways, and the correct interpretation is probably different from the one in the question. Also, what could be called the "Second American Revolution" happened after those documents and before the Civil War, and revolutionized the governmental structure of the USA. Long ...


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible