8

Draft of Declaration of Independence named subjects, not citizens

http://www.boingboing.net

While drafting the Declaration of Independence Thomas Jefferson wrote "our fellow subjects," then scrubbed it out and replaced it with "our fellow citizens", showing an evolution of thought.

Read »
Fizzul's picture
Created by Fizzul 4 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 38 weeks ago
Category: Self Ownership   Tags:

American Colonists *Were* Subjects of King George

StrayLite 4 years 38 weeks 4 hours 40 min ago

American Colonists considered themselves subjects of the King so this is no real surprise... TJ probably wrote "subjects" on auto-pilot and then realized declaring independence meant no longer being subjects.

Air Times & Contact

LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern

Call toll-free:
1-855-450-FREE

You can also Skype us.

Join our Email List

Stay up to date with the latest about Free Talk Live, and receive our Weekly Digest email - the most popular stories for the week from our front page and also the week's audio highlights!

See our past emails.


Free Talk Live 2.5

Welcome Free Talk Live 2.5! Now, with Reddit!
 
You'll need a Reddit account before you can vote on and submit show prep. (That is different from your FTL/AMP account.)

The content here is the same as you will see on the FTL Subreddit. Please submit bug reports on the appropriate BBS subforum.

Enjoy the new site and thanks for submitting your content!

Google+

Who's online

There are currently 0 users and 0 guests online.
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Liberty Stickers
Mark Warden - New Hampshire Realtor
Watch the Ridley Report
Free Talk Live Image
Free State Project
shiny badges
Free Talk Live Image
Free Talk Live Image
Amazon
Midas Resources
Be your own bank
Advertise Market Promote with AMP
Free Keene - NH Liberty Activism
freedomcam.net
Quantum Vibe from Bighead Press
Join the Shire Society
Free Talk Live Image
Freedom's Phoenix