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American Minute – Samuel Adams born this day

American Minute with Bill Federer Crying "No taxation without representation," he instigated the Stamp Act riots and the Boston Tea Party. After the "Boston Massacre," he...

Just Rebellion Principle 1: Just Cause

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John Wesley, a Calm Address to Our American Colonies

Called Unto Liberty, John Wesley: 1775, Founding Era Sermons John Wesley (1703-1791). Like his younger brother Charles, the founder of Methodism John Wesley was born...

A Calm Address to Our American Colonies: John Wesley

John Wesley's "Calm Address to Our American Colonies" defended British oppression of the colonies, including taxation without representation.

In Dispute: Taxation Without Representation

“If a British Parliament,” said they, “in which we are unrepresented, and over which we have no control, can take from us any part of our property, by direct taxation, they may take as much as they please, and we have no security for any thing, that remains, but a forbearance on their part, less likely to be exercised in our favour, as they lighten themselves of the burthens of government, in the same proportion, that they impose them on us.” - Ramsay, History of the American Revolution

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