Declaration_of_Rebellion - Declaration of Rebellion [The...

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Declaration of Rebellion [The response by George III to The Olive Branch Petition . Also known as the Proclamation of Rebellion . Given on 23 August 1775.] Whereas many of our subjects in divers parts of our Colonies and Plantations in North America, misled by dangerous and ill designing men, and forgetting the allegiance which they owe to the power that has protected and supported them; after various disorderly acts committed in disturbance of the publick peace, to the obstruction of lawful commerce, and to the oppression of our loyal subjects carrying on the same; have at length proceeded to open and avowed rebellion, by arraying themselves in a hostile manner, to withstand the execution of the law, and traitorously preparing, ordering and levying war against us: And whereas, there is reason to apprehend that such rebellion hath been much promoted and encouraged by the traitorous correspondence, counsels and comfort of divers wicked and desperate persons within this realm: To the end therefore, that none of our subjects may neglect or violate their duty through
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course ITCS 3112 taught by Professor Ali during the Spring '11 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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