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Historical freedom documents from Europe

CONFIRMATIO CARTARUM, 1297

CONFIRMATIO CARTARUM Granted by Edward I, November 5, 1297 EDWARD, by the grace of God, King of England, Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine, to all those that these present letters shall hear or see, greeting. Know ye that … Continue reading

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Petition of Right, 1628

Petition of Right, 1628 The Petition exhibited to his Majesty by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, concerning divers Rights and Liberties of the Subjects, with the King’s Majesty’s royal answer thereunto in full … Continue reading

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The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizens, 1789

The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizens Approved by the National Assembly of France, August 26, 1789 The representatives of the French people, organized as a National Assembly, believing that the ignorance, neglect, or contempt of the rights … Continue reading

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The 10 PLANKS stated in the Communist Manifesto

The 10 PLANKS stated in the Communist Manifesto 1. Abolition of private property and the application of all rents of land to public purposes. 2. A heavy progressive or graduated income tax. 3. Abolition of all rights of inheritance. 4. … Continue reading

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Balfour Declaration 1917

Balfour Declaration 1917 November 2nd, 1917 Dear Lord Rothschild, I have much pleasure in conveying to you, on behalf of His Majesty’s Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Jewish Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved by, … Continue reading

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The Definitive Treaty of Peace 1783 (Treaty of Paris)

The Definitive Treaty of Peace 1783 In the name of the most holy and 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 … Continue reading

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Boudicca’s Speech to Her Warriors, A.D. 61

Boudicca’s Speech to Her Warriors “You have learned by actual experience how different freedom is from slavery. Hence, although some among you may previously, through ignorance of which was better, have been deceived by the alluring promises of the Romans, … Continue reading

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A Letter Concerning Toleration, 1689

A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke 1689 Honoured Sir, Since you are pleased to inquire what are my thoughts about the mutual toleration of Christians in their different professions of religion, I must needs answer you freely that I … Continue reading

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The English Bill of Rights, 1689

BILL OF RIGHTS 1689 An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown Whereas the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons assembled at Westminster, lawfully, fully and freely representing all the estates … Continue reading

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Declaration to Justify Their Proceedings and Resolutions to Take Up Arms, 1642

 Declaration to Justify Their Proceedings and Resolutions to Take Up Arms August 4, 1642 We the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, having taken into serious Consideration, the present State and Condition of imminent Danger in which the Kingdom now … Continue reading

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