List of Historical Documents, many of which are no longer
mentioned in the schools of our country, because they mention God.
Annapolis Convention - Proceedings of the Commissioners to Remedy Defects of the Federal
Government, Annapolis in the State of Maryland. September 14, 1786
Bill of Rights - Congress
shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the
free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, etc.
Charlotte - the American
are declared to be in a State of actual Rebellion, we conceive
that all Laws and Commissions confirmed by, or derived from the
Authority of the King or Parliament, are annulled and vacated,
and the former civil Constitution of these Colinies for the
present wholly suspended. To provide in some Degree for the
Exigencies of the County in the present alarming Period, we
deem it proper and necessary to pass the following Resolves,
Confederation - Articles of
Confederation and perpetual Union between the states of New Hampshire,
Massachusetts-bay Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New
York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina,
South Carolina and Georgia.
I The Stile of
this Confederacy shall be
"The United States of
Constitution of the USA - We the
people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish
justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote
the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our
posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of
religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom
of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble,
and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Declaration of Independence from England - July 4, 1776, THE UNANIMOUS DECLARATION OF THE THIRTEEN UNITED STATES
Declaration of freedom to bear arms
- July 6, 1775 A declaration by the
representatives of the united colonies of North America, now met in Congress at
Philadelphia, setting forth the causes and necessity of their taking up arms.
Emancipation Proclamation - Freedom
for slaves in USA - on the 1st day of January, A.D. 1863, all persons held as
slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall
then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward, and
Fundamental Orders - 1639 -
... where a people are gathered
together the word of God requires that to maintain the peace
and union of such a people there should be an orderly and
decent Government established according to God, to order and
dispose of the affairs of the people at all seasons as occasion
George Washington's farewell address - .... and am persuaded, whatever
partiality may be retained for my services, that, in the present circumstances
of our country, you will not disapprove my determination to retire.
Germany's Surrender WW2 -2 - Instrument of
Surrender of All German armed forces in HOLLAND, in northwest Germany
including all islands, and in DENMARK. - etc.
Gettysburg Address - "Fourscore
and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation,
conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created
equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation or
any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great
battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a
final resting-place for those who here gave their lives that that nation might
Greenville - A treaty of peace
between the United States of America, and the tribes of Indians called the
Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanees, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pattawatimas, Miamis, Eel
Rivers, Weas, Kickapoos, Piankeshaws, and Kaskaskias.
Iroquois 1 Story of Constitution - .... the Iroquois had a system that seemed to meet most of the
demands espoused by the many parties to the debates. The Genius of the
People alleged that the Iroquois had a Constitution which began: "We the
people, to form a union. . ."
Japan's WW2 Surrender - By
the Grace of Heaven, Emperor of Japan, seated on the Throne occupied by the same
Dynasty changeless through ages eternal, To all who these Presents shall come,
We do hereby authorise Mamoru Shigemitsu,
Zyosanmi, First Class of the Imperial Order of the Rising Sun to attach his
signature by command and in behalf of Ourselves and Our Government unto the
Instrument of Surrender which is required by the Supreme Commander for the
Allied Powers to be signed. In witness whereof, We have hereunto set Our
signature and caused the Great Seal of the Empire to be affixed.
Jefferson's Address - THOMAS
JEFFERSON'S FIRST INAUGURAL ADDRESS:
Magnacarta - (The
Great Charter): Preamble: John, by the grace of God, king of England, ...
greetings. .... 1. In the first place we have granted to God, and by this
our present charter confirmed for us and our heirs forever that the English
Church shall be free, and shall have her rights entire, and her liberties
inviolate; and we will that it be thus observed; which is apparent from this
that the freedom of elections,...
Mayflower Compact - .... by
these presents, solemnly and mutually in the Presence of God and one of another,
covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil Body Politick, for our
better Ordering and Preservation, ....
Monroe Doctrine - ... December 2,
1823: . . At the proposal of the Russian Imperial Government, made through
the minister of the Emperor residing here, a full power and instructions have
been transmitted to the minister of the United States at St. Petersburg to
arrange by amicable negotiation the respective rights and interests of the two
nations on the northwest coast of this continent. A similar proposal has been
made by His Imperial Majesty to the Government of Great Britain, which has
likewise been acceded to. ....
Neutrality - 1793 ... it appears
that a state of war exists between Austria, Prussia, Sardinia, Great Britain,
and the United Netherlands, of the one part, and France on the other; and the
duty and interest of the United States require, that they should with sincerity
and good faith adopt and pursue a conduct friendly and impartial toward the
belligerant Powers; ...
North West Ordinance - ... July 13, 1787 An Ordinance for the government of the Territory of
the United States northwest of the River Ohio. Be it ordained by the
United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the
purposes of temporary government, ...
Paris Peace Treaty 1783 - This treaty gave formal recognition to the United States of America,
established her boundaries, (at the time), secured certain fishing rights,
addressed problems between creditors, provided fair treatment for those who
decided to remain loyal to Great Britain, and opened up the Mississippi River to
navigation by citizens of both signatory nations.
Resolves of 1st Continental
Congress - OCTOBER 14, 1777 Whereas, since the
close of the last war, the British parliament, claiming a power, of right, to
bind the people of America by statutes in all cases whatsoever, hath, in some
acts, expressly imposed taxes on them, and in others, under various presences,
but in fact for the purpose of raising a revenue, hath imposed rates and duties
payable in these colonies, established a board of commissioners, with
unconstitutional powers, and extended the jurisdiction of courts of admiralty,
not only for collecting the said duties, but for the trial of causes merely
arising within the body of a county:
Rights or man Paris 1789 - French King Louis XVI signed this document, under duress, but never
intended to support it. Indeed, the Revolution in France soon followed,
leading to the tyrannical rule of Napolean Bonaparte.
Thanks giving First 1767 - The
Council has thought meet to appoint and set apart the 29th day of this instant
June, as a day of Solemn Thanksgiving and praise to God for such his Goodness
and Favour, many Particulars of which mercy might be Instanced, but we doubt not
those who are sensible of God's Afflictions, have been as diligent to espy him
returning to us; and that the Lord may behold us as a People offering Praise and
thereby glorifying Him;
Transmit the Constitution 1787 -
In Convention September 17, 1787 Sir, We have now the
honor to submit to the consideration of the United States in Congress assembled,
that Constitution which has appeared to us the most advisable.
Virginia Declaration of
rights - Adopted unanimously June 12, 1776
- That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have
certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they
cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment
of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and
pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety. II
That all power is vested in, and consequently derived from, the people; that
magistrates are their trustees and servants, and at all times amenable to them.