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The Annapolis Convention

Commissioners to Remedy Defects of the Federal Government The Annapolis Convention September 11-14, 1786 Proceedings of the Commissioners to Remedy Defects of the Federal Government Annapolis in the State of Maryland. September 14, 1786.  At a meeting of Commissioners, from the States of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia– Present Alexander Hamilton New…

Treaty of Paris, 1783

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In the Name of the most Holy & undivided Trinity. It having pleased the Divine Providence to dispose the Hearts of the most Serene and most Potent Prince George the Third, by the Grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lunebourg, Arch- Treasurer and…

Declaration of Arms

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Preamble 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. Declaration If it was possible for men, who exercise their reason to believe, that the divine Author of our existence intended a part of the…