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 Washington Declaration - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The thunderous silence of God: An examination of the usefulness of the famous slogan of Thomas Campbell and his Declaration and address to the reviving of the cause of Christian unity
Esteemed historian David McCullough covers the military side of the momentous year of 1776 with characteristic insight and a gripping narrative, adding new scholarship and a fresh perspective to the beginning of the American Revolution.
Declaration and address [of the Christian Association of Washington] and The last will and testament of the Springfield Presbytery
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 AllRefer.com - London, Declaration of (International Law) - Encyclopedia
The declaration grew largely out of the attempt at the second of the Hague Conferences to set up an international prize court with compulsory jurisdiction.
The Declaration of London that they issued comprised 71 articles dealing with many controversial points, including blockade, contraband, and prize.
In general it was a restatement of the existing law, but in its high regard for the rights of neutrals it represented a distinct advance.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Royal Declaration
With regard to this last term it is important to notice that the later coronation oath, which for two centuries has formed part of the coronation service and which still remains unchanged, consists only of certain promises to govern justly and to maintain "the Protestant Reformed Religion established by Law".
It was amid the panic created by the fabrications of Titus Oates, that this Test was drafted (not improbably by himself), and it was imposed upon all officials and public servants, thus effectually excluding Catholics from Parliament and positions of trust.
By a curious inversion of history the declaration which was drawn up in 1678 to be taken by every official except the king, had come two hundred years later to be exacted of the king and of no one else.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/13213a.htm   (619 words)

  
 American Revolution -> Indecision and Declaration on Encyclopedia.com 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Some delegates had come to the Congress already committed to declaring the colonies independent of Great Britain, but even many stalwart upholders of the colonial cause were not ready to take such a step.
The British gave up Boston in Mar., 1776, but the prospects were still not good for the ill-trained, poorly armed volunteer soldiers of the Continental army when the Congress decided finally to declare the independence of the Thirteen Colonies.
The Declaration of Independence is conventionally dated July 4, 1776.
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 ipedia.com: Emancipation Proclamation Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Emancipation Proclamation was issued on September 22, 1862, and went officially into effect January 1, 1863, during the second year of the American Civil War.
It was Abraham Lincoln's declaration that all slaves in the states which had seceded from the Union, and which were not at the time under Federal control, were now emancipated; that is to say, were considered free.
This action had little immediate effect, since it was impossible for the Federal government to implement it in those regions where it actually applied--namely the states in rebellion that were not under Federal control.
www.ipedia.com /emancipation_proclamation.html   (551 words)

  
 definition of declaration
The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc.
That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts.
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